Mountain West Announces Women's Basketball Player of the Week - Feb. 4, 2013

Feb. 4, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Wyoming forward Kayla Woodward earned Mountain West Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors for games played from Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2013. It is the second honor of the season for Woodward and the fourth of her MW career.

Woodward, a sophomore from Sheridan, Wyo., led Wyoming to a 2-0 record with a road win at New Mexico (72-54) and a home victory over Colorado State (82-67). Against the Lobos, Woodward scored four of the first six points to give Wyoming an early 6-4 lead. She finished the game with a team-high 20 points, to go with a career-high five steals, seven rebounds and two assists. In the Border War with the Rams, Wyoming was down 20-16 before Woodward scored nine of the Cowgirls' next 14 points to pull even with CSU. After intermission, Woodward hit the first basket of the second half to give Wyoming a 40-37 lead and scored eight of the first 16 second-half points to extend the Cowgirls' lead to 11, 54-43. She played a season-high 40 minutes against CSU, scoring a team-high 22 points with seven rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks.

For the week, Woodward was 17-of-32 (.531) from the floor and hit 5-of-6 (.833) from the free throw line. She averaged 21.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.0 steals over the two games. Woodward also recorded three blocked shots during the week.

2012-13 Mountain West Women's Basketball Players of the Week
Nov. 12 - Lauren Lenhardt, Sr., F, Boise State
Nov. 19 - Lauren Lenhardt, Sr., F, Boise State
Nov. 26 - Courtney Clements, Sr., G, San Diego State
Dec. 3 - Courtney Clements, Sr., G, San Diego State
Dec. 10 - Chaundra Sewell, Sr., F, Wyoming
Dec. 17 - Chelsea Hopkins, Sr., G, San Diego State
Dec. 24 - Kayla Woodward, So., F, Wyoming
Dec. 31 - Chaundra Sewell, Sr., F, Wyoming
Jan. 7 - Taylor Thompson, Jr., G, Fresno State
Jan. 14 - Lauren Lenhardt, Sr., F, Boise State; Ki-Ki Moore, Jr., G, Fresno State
Jan. 21 - Chelsea Hopkins, Sr., G, San Diego State
Jan. 28 - Chelsea Hopkins, Sr., G, San Diego State
Feb. 4 - Kayla Woodward, So., F, Wyoming