Mountain West Announces Women's Basketball Player of the Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado State junior guard Ellen Nystrom has earned Mountain West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors for games played through Friday, March 4, 2016. It is the first MW weekly award for Nystrom.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
ELLEN NYSTROM, COLORADO STATE
Junior, Guard, Lulea, Sweden / Lulea Gymnasieskola
• Led Colorado State to a 68-55 home win against Fresno State and an 81-48 road victory at Air Force.
• Averaged 14.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 2.5 steals in the two contests.
• Shot .500 (10-of-20) from the field, including .500 (3-of-6) from behind the arc, and was a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line over the two games.
• Scored 16 points, grabbed nine rebounds and four steals, and dished out nine assists against second-place Fresno State on March 1.
• Was 6-of-12 from the field and 2-of-5 from 3-point range versus the Bulldogs.
• With the Rams trailing 47-44 in the fourth quarter, Nystrom scored or assisted on four straight baskets as CSU jumped out to a 55-47 lead.
• Recorded 13 points, six assists and two rebounds in the victory at Air Force on March 4.
• Against the Falcons, shot .500 (4-of-8) from the field and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the charity stripe. Also had one steal.
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
Feb. 22 – Toni Smith, Sr., F/C, Fresno State
Feb. 29 – Bego Faz Davalos, So., C, Fresno State
Mar. 6 – Ellen Nystrom, Jr., G, Colorado State