Mountain West Announces Women's Basketball Player of the Week - December 17, 2012

Dec. 17, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San Diego State guard Chelsea Hopkins earned Mountain West Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors for games played from Dec. 10-16, 2012. It is the third MW weekly accolade of her career.

Hopkins, a senior from Las Vegas, Nev., led the Aztecs to a 73-56 win over Cal Poly in SDSU's only game of the week on Sunday. Hopkins came close to a rare triple-double with a season-high 17 points to go along with 10 rebounds and nine assists. She tied her career-best with eight field goals on 14 attempts and came away with two steals in 39 minutes of action. Hopkins set the tone early in the game, scoring six of the Aztecs' first 10 points, as SDSU built up a 40-27 lead by halftime.

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