Slaughter Named to D3Hoops.com Team of Week; ASC East Player of the Weekby Adam Ledyard
BASKETBALL (W): RICHARDSON, Texas (12/20/12)– Mary Slaughter added more awards to her career this week earning two player of the week awards for her play against Howard Payne University. Slaughter has been named the American Southwest Conference East Player of the Week and to the D3Hoops.com Team of the Week.
Slaughter scored a career-high 37 points and grabbed 18 rebounds for her 24th career double-double in a tough ASC loss to Howard Payne. Her 37 points tops her career high of 24 points set in 2005 against Sul Ross State. The 18 rebounds ties her career high that she also set vs. Howard Payne in 2005. In the game, she played 39 minutes and also had four blocks and four steals.
The D3Hoops.com Team of the Week picks just five players out of all the NCAA Division III women’s basketball players for the team of the week.
Slaughter is the second player from ETBU to gain a ASC East Player of the Week award this year as April Leonard earned the award earlier in the season.
ETBU is off to a 6-3 start under new head coach Dustin Howard and they are currently 3-2 in the ASC.