Nicholls’ Barrios Claims Second Consecutive Player of the Week Honor

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – For the second consecutive week, Nicholls’ Cassidy Barrios is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. All Southland weekly awards are presented by MidSouth Bank.The Nicholls senior nabbed her second straight weekly honor after flirting with a double-double, averaging 24 points and 9.5 rebounds, for the week. Barrios charged the Nicholls offense, burying 46.7% of her three-point attempts in the Colonels’ pair of WNIT contests.Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Cassidy Barrios, Nicholls – Sr. – Guard – Raceland, La.Barrios turned in another all-league performance averaging 4.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.5 blocks to go along with her scoring and rebounding totals over her pair of games. In a 72-67 loss to Texas State, Barrios posted her second consecutive double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds while knocking down three three-pointers. In a 71-56 loss to Delaware, she drained four triples on the way to a game-high 23 points and four steals. While shooting 31 times throughout the week, she connected for a 48.4% field goal average, shot 7-of-15 from three-point range and converted on 11-of-12 free throw attempts.Honorable Mention: Chanell Hayes, Stephen F. Austin; Morgan Carrier, Southeastern Louisiana.Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img