Azusa Pacific’s Hannah Kenny named PacWest Player of the Week

Hannah Kenny PHOENIX, Ariz. – Azusa Pacific junior forward Hannah Kenny (San Luis Obispo, CA/San Luis Obispo) has been selected the Pacific West Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week.

The conference announced the honor on Monday, Feb. 11, for games contested Feb. 4-10.

Kenny led the Cougars to a 3-0 week with wins over Academy of Art on Feb. 4 (74-73), Dominican on Feb. 6 (73-62) and Fresno Pacific on Feb. 9 (74-59) by averaging a double-double and shooting nearly 60.0% from the floor.

Azusa Pacific now has won six straight games and captured 10 of its last 12 contests.

Kenny averaged 21.7 points and 11.3 rebounds per game, ranking third in scoring and second in collecting caroms for the week in the PacWest.

She tied for 12th in field goal percentage during the week after making 59.5% (22 for 37) of her attempts from the floor.

She also made the most trips to the foul line of any player in the league during the week, converting 21 of 24 (87.5%) free throw attempts.

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Jasmine Beverly (Sr., 5-11, F, Houston, TX/Clear Lake) – California Baptist – averaged 15.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the Lancers…tied for 13th scoring and ranked fourth in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…tied for 18th in field goal percentage for the week after making 12 of 22 (54.5%) attempts from the floor.

Savannah Erskine Johnna Brown (Jr., 6-1, F, Las Vegas, NV/Centennial) – Dixie State – led Red Storm to a 2-0 week by averaging 20.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game…ranked seventh in scoring and tied for sixth in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…ranked fifth in shooting for the week…shot 68.2% (15 for 22) from the field.

Savannah Erskine (Jr., 5-7, G, Culver City, CA/Culver City) – Point Loma – led the Sea Lions to a 2-0 week by averaging 18.5 points, 6.0 assists and 4.0 steals per game…tied for fourth in thefts, ranked second in assist average, and ranked ninth in scoring in the PacWest for the week…was perfect at the free throw line going 15 for 15 (left photo).

Jessica Escorza (So., 5-11, G, Los Angeles, CA/Independence) – Point Loma – helped the Sea Lions to a 2-0 week by averaging 14.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game…ranked 15th in scoring and tied for 20th in rebounding in the PacWest for the week…shot 76.5% (13 for 17) from the line – 18th-best in the PacWest for the week.

Kelly Hardeman (Fr., 6-0, F, Manila, Philippines/Faith Academy) – Azusa Pacific – led Cougars to a 3-0 week by averaging 17.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game…ranked 11th in scoring and tied for 13th in rebounding in the PacWest for the week…shot 50.0% (20 for 40) from the floor.

Kamie Imai (Jr., 5-9, G, Hilo, HI/Waiakea) – Hawai'i Hilo – led the Vulcans to a 1-1 week by averaging 11.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per outing…tied for sixth in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…ranked eighth in field goal percentage for the week (61.1%) after making 11 of 18 attempts from the floor.

Judy Jones (Jr., 5-9, G/F, Monroe, LA/Wossman) – Grand Canyon – totaled 16 points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists in a 70-47 win over Holy Names on Feb. 9 – the lone game of the week for the Antelopes…ranked second in shooting for the week in the PacWest after making 7 of 9 attempts from the field (77.8%).

Melody Ladrido (Sr., 5-3, G, Vallejo, CA/Vallejo Senior) – Hawai'i Pacific – led the Sea Warriors to a 1-1 week by averaging 20.5 points per game while shooting 60.7% (17 for 28) from the field…ranked ninth in shooting and sixth in scoring in the PacWest for the week…made 4 of 9 (44.4%) three-point attempts.

Mandy Munns (Sr., 6-3, C, Brigham City, UT/Box Elder) – Dixie State – averaged 12.5 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the Red Storm…also shot 55.0% (11 for 20) from the field.

Mekiala Qualls (Sr., 6-3, C, Pensacola, FL/Pensacola) – California Baptist – averaged 10.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game in a 2-0 week for the Lancers…tied for eighth in rebounding for the week in the conference.

Maylinn Smith Callie Rhoads (Jr., 5-9, G, Poway, CA/Poway) – Point Loma – led the Sea Lions to a 2-0 week by averaging 21.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 4.5 three-pointers made per game…she tied for second in three-pointers drained per contest for the week in the PacWest…she also ranked fifth in scoring and tied for ninth in three-point shooting (50.0%) after making 9 of 18 long-range attempts.

Skye Savini (Jr., 5-10, F, Carson, CA/St. Paul) – Hawai'i Pacific – helped Sea Warriors to a 1-1 week by averaging 25.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game…ranked second in scoring, tied for 13th in rebounding and tied for fifth in assist average for the week in the PacWest…tied for 12th in shooting (59.5%) after making 22 of 37 field goal attempts…led the PacWest in three-point shooting for the week after going 3 for 3 from beyond the arc.

Maylinn Smith (Jr., 5-9, G/F, Mesa, AZ/Mesquite) – Grand Canyon – scored 31 points while shooting 57.9% (11 for 19) from the floor and 55.6% (5 for 9) from beyond the arc in a 70-47 win over Holy Names on Feb. 9 – the lone game of the week for the Antelopes…also handed out four assists…ranked 16th in shooting and eighth in three-point field goal percentage for the week in the PacWest (right photo).

Brydgette Tatupu-Leopoldo (So., 5-8, G, Honolulu, HI/Farrington) – BYU-Hawaii – led Seasiders to a 1-1 week by averaging 19.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game…ranked eighth in scoring and tied for eighth in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…also averaged 4.5 three-pointers made per game – tying for second in the league for the week…made 7 of 8 (87.5%) free throw attempts…tied for 12th in free throw shooting for the week.

Shayla Washington (Sr., 5-9, F, Phoenix, AZ/Trevor Browne) – BYU-Hawaii – led Seasiders to a 1-1 week by averaging 21.5 points and 9.0 rebounds per game…ranked fourth in scoring and tied for eighth in rebounding for the week in the PacWest…shot 88.9% (16 for 18) from the line – tying for 10th in the league for the week.

 

Past Players of the Week

Week 1 Report - Jasmine Beverly (California Baptist) - Nov. 12

Week 2 Report – Ariel Dale (Academy of Art) - Nov. 19

Week 3 Report - Judy Jones (Grand Canyon) - Nov. 26

Week 4 Report - Susannah Walmsley (Hawai'i Pacific) - Dec. 3

Week 5 Report - Judy Jones (Grand Canyon) - Dec. 10

Week 6 Report - Judy Jones (Grand Canyon) - Dec. 17

Week 7 Report - Jordan Rogers (Academy of Art) - Dec. 24

Week 8 Report - Yesenia Garzon (Holy Names) - Dec. 31

Week 9 Report - Dominique Williams (Holy Names) - Jan 7

Week 10 Report - Judy Jones (Grand Canyon) - Jan. 14

Week 11 Report - Brydgette Tatupu-Leopoldo (BYU-Hawaii) - Jan. 21

Week 12 Report - Kamie Imai (Hawai'i Hilo) - Jan. 28

Week 13 Report - Jasmine Beverly (California Baptist) - Feb. 4