Dec. 30, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - ESPN.com's Graham Hays has recognized senior guard Jennifer Schlott as one of the top five mid-major women's basketball players through the first half of the season.
The senior is one of two players from the state of Utah honored as BYU's 6-7 center Jennifer Hamson was also recognized. Also named were Albany forward Shereesha Richards, Middle Tennessee forward Ebony Rowe and IPFW guard Amanda Hyde.
Schlott leads the Mountain West in scoring and assists, averaging 24.8 points and 6.5 assists per game. She is currently sixth in the nation in scoring and 13th in assists per game. Her 44 points scored against UC Santa Barbara on Dec. 19 is tied for fifth in the nation with UT Martin's Jasmine Newsome. Schlott is the only player in the nation in the top 20 in both scoring and assists per game.
She is also second in the Mountain West in steals per game (2.6 spg) behind teammate junior guard Elise Nelson (3.0 spg). Schlott passed the coveted 1,000-point mark on Dec. 21 against BYU and now has 1,028 career points.
Schlott and the Aggies are back in action for their first-ever Mountain West game on Wednesday, Jan. 1 against Air Force at 7 p.m. at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. After eight seasons in the Mountain West Conference, USU will begin a new era in the MW.
Live stats will be available for both games this week by going to www.utahstateaggies.com. Live audio for both games is available by going to the "Listen Live" link on the front page of the Utah State web site at www.utahstateaggies.com.
Fans can follow USU women's basketball at www.twitter.com/UtahStateWBB, as well as on facebook, at www.facebook.com/USUWBB. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on Facebook at facebook, at www.facebook.com/USUAthletics. Utah State women's basketball is now also on instagram at www.instagram.com/USUWbasketball.
Aggie women's basketball tickets will be available by contacting the USU Athletics Ticket Office at (435) 797-0305 or at 1-888-U-STATE-1 (1-888-878-2831) for more information or visit the Utah State athletics web site at www.UtahStateAggies.com.
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