Jennifer Schlott Named Mountain West Women's Basketball Player of the Week
March 3, 2014
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State senior guard Jennifer Schlott was named Mountain West Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 24-March 2.
This was the fifth time that the MW has honored Schlott. She earned her first honor after scoring a then career-high 37 points in a win against Utah on Nov. 19. The guard earned her second honor after her record-setting performance against UC Santa Barbara. Schlott scored a Utah State record 44 points on Dec. 19. She earned her third honor after averaging 34.0 ppg on Feb. 3. and her fourth las week after averaging over 30.0 ppg. This was Schlott's sixth career player of the week honor as she also earned Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week in January of 2013. She also earned the College Sports Madness Mountain West Player of the Week.
She is the first person since Utah's Leilani Mitchell during the 2007-08 season to earn the award five times.
Schlott (Mesa, Ariz.) guided Utah State to a pair of Mountain West home wins last week with a 67-65 victory against New Mexico, followed by a 96-67 win against San José State. Against the Lobos, Schlott scored a game-high 33 points going 13-of-27 from the field, including 0-of-3 from three-point range and was a perfect 7-of-7 the free throw line. The senior also added six assists and four rebounds in the game. Against the Spartans, she scored 34 points going 12-of-24 from the field, 2-of-5 from beyond the arc and 8-for-11 from the free throw line. She also tied career highs with 11 assists and six rebounds to go along with three steals. For the week, Schlott averaged 33.5 points, 8.5 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game, while shooting 49.0 percent from the field (25-51), including 25.0 percent from three-point range (2-8) and 83.3 percent at the free throw line (15-18). Schlott also became the first player in Mountain West history to score over 400 points in league contests as she know has 458 points.
The Aggies are back in action on Tuesday, March 4 to close out the regular season against Wyoming in Laramie. Tip off time is set for 7 p.m. (MT)
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