Sheridan Grad Kayla Woodward Wins Third MWC Player Of The Week Honors
For the first time this season, Wyoming forward Kayla Woodward has earned Mountain West Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors for games played from Dec. 17-23, 2012.
It is the third MW weekly accolade of her career and she won it twice in a 3 week span last season, from late January to early February 2012.
Woodward, a sophomore from Sheridan Wyo., led the Cowgirls to a 64-61 road win at Ball State in Wyoming's only game of the week on Tuesday.
Woodward scored a team-high 16 points and seven rebounds, shooting a season-high 7-10 (70.0 percent) from the field and 2-3 (66.7 percent) from beyond the arc.
She scored the first seven points of the game and five of the first eight points of the second half regaining a five-point advantage, 35-30.
Later in the half, Woodward hit a 3-point field goal to give the Cowgirls their biggest lead of the game, 51-42.
Woodward also pitched in three assists, a block and a steal.
She is also the 2011 Milward-Simpson Award winner.
Some Information Courtesy: Univ of Wyoming Athletic Department