Women's Basketball's Schlott Named USU Athlete of the Week
Dec. 31, 2012
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State junior guard Jennifer Schlott was named America First Credit Union Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Dec. 30.
This was Schlott's first USU Student-Athlete of the Week honor.
Schlott (Mesa, Ariz.) scored a season-high 24 points, including 10 in overtime, in leading Utah State to a 79-66 home win against UTSA in its WAC opener. Schlott added five rebounds, a game-high five assists and two steals in 35 minutes as she shot 5-of-12 (.417) from the field, 2-of-5 (.400) from three-point range and 12-for-13 (.923) at the free throw line as she helped USU set a single-game school record for free throw percentage at 96.0 percent (24-of-25).
Utah State (4-8) is back in action on Monday, Dec. 31 against Texas State (6-5) at the Dee Glen Spectrum at 7 p.m. The New Year's Eve battle features the top two scorers in the WAC the Bobcats' Diamond Ford and the Aggies' Devyn Christensen. Ford averages 22.2 points per game, while Christensen scores 22.0 ppg.
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Nominees from other sports for USU Student-Athlete of the Week included:
MEN'S BASKETBALL - Junior guard Preston Medlin (Carrollton, Texas) scored a season-high 24 points in leading Utah State to a 71-67 road win at UTSA in the Aggies' WAC opener. Medlin added two rebounds, two assists and one steal in 37 minutes to go along with his 24 points as he was 9-of-15 (.600) shooting from the field, 3-of-7 (.429) from three-point range and 3-for-4 (.750) at the free throw line.
2012-13 Utah State Athlete of the Week Winners Aug. 27 - Josselyn White, Volleyball Sept. 3 - Chuckie Keeton, Football Sept. 10 - Chuckie Keeton, Football Sept. 17 - Tanner Higham, Golf Sept. 24 - Kerwynn Williams, Football Oct. 1 - Josselyn White, Volleyball Oct. 8 - Jennifer Flynn, Soccer Oct. 15 - Kyler Fackrell, Football Oct. 22 - Chuckie Keeton, Football Oct. 29 - Jade Tarver, Soccer Nov. 5 - Natalie Norris, Soccer Nov. 12 - Preston Medlin, Men's Basketball Nov. 19 - Chuckie Keeton, Football Nov. 26 - Devyn Christensen, Women's Basketball Dec. 3 - Preston Medlin, Men's Basketball Dec. 10 - Marcel Davis, Men's Basketball Dec. 17 - Kerwynn Williams, Football Dec. 24 - Kyisean Reed, Men's Basketball Dec. 31 - Jennifer Schlott, Women's Basketball