Pac-12 announces Women’s Basketball Players of the Week, presented by Nextiva - Feb. 15, 2021
Feb 15, 2021
SAN FRANCISCO - The Pac-12 today announced its women’s basketball Players of the Week, presented by Nextiva.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Cate Reese, Jr., F, ARIZONA (Cypress, Texas)
3 GP, 18.0 ppg, 4.3 rpg, .525 FG (21-40), .667 3FG (4-6) .800 FT (8-10).
Scored a season-high 25 points on 11-of-14 (.786) shooting, including a perfect 3-of-3 from deep, in the road win over No. 11 Oregon.
Posted 17 points and went 7-of-8 (.875) from the free-throw line while adding six rebounds in the victory against Washington State.
Recorded three steals and 12 points against Washington.
This is Reese’s third career weekly honor and Arizona’s 49th all-time.
Also nominated: Taya Hanson, ASU; Mya Hollingshed, COLO; Nyara Sabally, ORE; Taylor Jones, OSU; Kianna Williams, STAN; Michaela Onyenwere, UCLA; Shalexxus Aaron, USC.
FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Charlisse Leger-Walker, Fr., G, WASHINGTON STATE (Waikato, New Zealand)
2 GP, 24.0 ppg, 2.0 rpg, .455 FG (15-33), .389 3FG (7-18), .733 FT (11-15).
Posted 19 points against No. 10 Arizona.
Tied a season-high with 29 points on 8-of-15 (.533) shooting against Arizona State.
Shot 4-of-9 (.444) from three-point range and 9-of-12 (.750) from the charity stripe against the Sun Devils.
This is Leger-Walker’s seventh Freshman of the Week nod, one shy of tying former California standout Kristine Anigwe for the most Pac-12 Freshman of the Week awards all-time.
Also nominated: Lauren Ware, ARIZ; Jaddan Simmons, ASU; Frida Formann, COLO; Sasha Goforth, OSU; Cameron Brink, STAN.