Mountain West Announces Women's Basketball Player of the Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San Diego State sophomore guard McKynzie Fort has earned Mountain West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors for games played through Sunday, February 14, 2016. It is the first MW weekly award of her career.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
McKYNZIE FORT, SAN DIEGO STATE
Sophomore, Guard, Fontana, California / Etiwanda HS
• Led San Diego State to a 65-54 double-overtime win against Fresno State and a 69-66 road victory at Air Force.
• Averaged 19.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game for the week.
• Shot .462 (12-of-26) from the field and was 14-of-17 (.824) from the free throw line over the two games.
• Recorded the first double-double of her career with 22 points and 11 rebounds in the victory over Fresno State on February 10.
• Against the Bulldogs, she played 42 minutes, shooting .375 (6-of-16) from the field and .833 (10-of-12) from the charity stripe. She also had five assists and two blocked shots.
• Registered eight of her 22 points in the second overtime period, ending the Aztecs four-game losing streak to Fresno State.
• Scored 16 points and grabbed two rebounds and one steal, and dished out two assists at Air Force on February 13.
• Was 6-of-10 (.600) from the field and 4-of-5 (.800) from the free throw line. She also had one steal and two assists.
• Sank two free throws with 4.9 seconds left in the game against the Falcons to give SDSU a three-point lead.
2015-16 Mountain West Women's Basketball Players of the Week
Nov. 16 - Miquelle Askew, Sr., C, Boise State
Nov. 23 - Aley Rohde, Sr., C, UNLV
Nov. 30 - McKynzie Fort, So., G, San Diego State
Dec. 7 – Elin Gustavsson, Jr., F, Colorado State
Dec. 14 – Marquelle Dent, Sr., G, Wyoming
Dec. 21 – Miquelle Askew, Sr., C, Boise State
Dec. 28 – Brooke Pahukoa, Jr., G, Boise State
Jan. 4 – Jamie Patrick, Sr., G, Colorado State
Jan. 11 – Bego Faz Davalos, So., C, Fresno State
Jan. 18 – Alana Arias, Sr., F, Colorado State
Jan. 25 – Miquelle Askew, Sr., C, Boise State
Feb. 1 – Brooke Pahukoa, Jr., G, Boise State
Feb. 8 – Riana Byrd, Sr., C, San José State
Feb. 15 – McKynzie Fort, So., G, San Diego State