Mountain West Women's Basketball Weekly Release
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Colorado State sits atop the Mountain West standings at 12-1. Boise State is currently in second at 9-3. Wyoming has moved into third at 8-4. The MW’s 11 teams will play 18 intra-league games to determine a regular-season champion and seeding for the 2014 Reese’s Mountain West Women’s Basketball Championship, March 10-15, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Colorado State has won 16 of its last 17 games, guaranteeing its first 20-win season in 11 years. A win at Boise State on Feb. 18 will be the most wins ever for CSU in Mountain West action (13).
Utah State senior Jennifer Schlott is five points away from setting the Mountain West record for points scored during Conference play. The old record of 327 was set by Utah’s Kim Smith in 2005-06 in a 16-game season. Schlott has 323 points through 13 MW games this season.
Boise State got career performances out of junior Deanna Weaver and freshman Yaiza Rodriguez in an 86-80 overtime win at New Mexico on Feb. 12. Weaver scored 33 points, while Rodriguez scored 24 with 13 coming in the overtime period.
Air Force will be without senior point guard Cherae Medina for the remainder of the season. Medina suffered a knee injury on Feb. 8 against Colorado State. Medina is the second senior and fourth Falcon to endure a season-ending injury. A stress fracture ended senior Michelle Ivey’s career two games into the 2013-14 season. Sophomore Christina Gamble (hand) and freshman Sydney Graham (foot) have also undergone season-ending surgeries.
San José State junior Rebecca Woodberry is just two three-pointers away, with 73, from setting the Spartans’ single season record for long-distance made field goals.
New Mexico senior Sara Halasz and Nevada senior Danika Sharp reached the 1,000 career-scoring milestone in the Wolf Pack’s 75-73 home victory over the Lobos on Feb. 15.
Utah State guard Jennifer Schlott and Colorado State guard Caitlyn Duffy were named to the Capital One® Academic All-District team on Jan. 30. Schlott, representing District VIII, is a senior marketing major carrying a 3.48 grade point average, while Duffy, on the District VII squad, is a sophomore biological science major with a 3.72 gpa. Both women will move forward to the Capital One® Academic All-America ballot.
Utah State senior Jennifer Schlott has been named to the Nancy Lieberman Award watch list. The award honors the top point guard in the nation and is presented by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Schlott leads the Mountain West with 23.9 points and 6.3 assists per game.