Academy of Art senior Ariel Dale named PacWest Women’s Basketball Player of Week
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Academy of Art senior forward Ariel Dale (Los Angeles, CA/Pacific Hills) has been selected the Pacific West Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the second week of the season.
The conference announced the honor on Tuesday, Nov. 20, for games played Nov. 12-18.
Dale led the Urban Knights to a 2-0 week by averaging 16.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 6.0 steals and 3.5 assists per game.
She ranked fifth in scoring, tied for ninth in rebounding, first in thievery and tied for 10th in assist average for the week in the PacWest.
Dale also shot 50.0% (12 for 24) from the floor.
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Nyla Bailey (Sr., 6-3, F, Escondido, CA/Escondido) – Point Loma – totaled 23 points while shooting 50.0% (10 for 20) from the floor in a 59-46 victory over Biola on Nov. 17 – the lone game of the week for the Sea Lions.
Johnna Brown (Jr., 6-1, F, Las Vegas, NV/Centennial) – Dixie State – averaged 11.0 points and 11.3 rebounds per game in a 1-2 week for the Red Storm…tied for 19th in scoring and ranked third in grabbing caroms off the glass for the week in the PacWest (left photo).
Regina Camera (Fr., 5-7, G, Stockton, CA/Saint Mary's) – Academy of Art – helped lead the Urban Knights to a 2-0 week by averaging 11.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game…also averaged 2.5 three-pointers made per game – tied for sixth in the PacWest for the week…hit 9 of 22 field goal attempts (40.9%).
Jasmine Cox (Jr., 5-10, C, Upland, CA/Eisenhower) – Dominican – scored 11 points and inhaled seven rebounds while recording a quartet of steals in a 93-91 win over Cal State Stanislaus on Nov. 17 – the lone game of the week for the Penguins…shot 55.6% (5 for 9) from the floor.
Jazzmyn Davis (Jr., 5-10, F, Pacoima, CA/Birmingham) – Hawai'i Hilo – led the Vulcans to a 90-62 non-conference win over Chaminade on Nov. 17 – lone game of the week for UHH…scored 16 points while shooting 75.0% (6 for 8) from the field…also converted 4 of 5 (80.0%) attempts from the line.
Kelly Hardeman (Fr., 6-0, F, Manila, Philippines/Faith Academy) – Azusa Pacific – averaged 12.0 points and 6.3 rebounds per game despite a 0-3 week for the Cougars…tied for 14th in scoring and tied for 19th in rebounding in the PacWest for the week...also ranked 10th in steals per game (2.3)…ranked second in three-pointers made per game (3.3).
Rhani Kaneaiakala (Sr., 5-9, F, Waimanalo, HI/Kamehameha-Kapalama) - Chaminade - scored 12 points and collected nine rebounds in 90-62 loss at Hawai'i Hilo on Nov. 17 – lone game of the week for the Silverswords…made 4 of 6 (66.7%) foul shots…also had a trio of assists.
Hannah Kenny (Jr., 5-11, F, San Luis Obispo, CA/San Luis Obispo) – Azusa Pacific – averaged 14.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game despite a 0-3 week for the Cougars…ranked eighth in scoring and in rebounding in the PacWest for the week...shot 51.6% (16 for 31) from the floor.
Carlotta Kloppenburg (Jr., 5-8, G, Susanville, CA/Lassen) – Point Loma – totaled 13 points and seven rebounds while shooting 50.0% (3 for 6) from beyond the arc and 57.1% (4 for 7) from the field in a 59-46 victory over Biola on Nov. 17 – the lone game of the week for the Sea Lions.
Mandy Munns (Sr., 6-3, C, Brigham City, UT/Box Elder) – Dixie State – averaged 10.0 points and 6.3 rebounds per game in a 1-2 week for the Red Storm…ranked ninth in shooting in the PacWest for the week…connected on 58.3% (14 for 24) of shots taken from the field during the week.
Kimi Nakamura (Sr., 5-6, G, Sacramento, CA/Kennedy) – Dominican – scored 22 points and recorded three steals in a 93-91 win over Cal State Stanislaus on Nov. 17 – the lone game of the week for the Penguins…shot 56.3% (9 for 16) from the floor…hit a quartet of three-pointers.
Sarah Nelson (So., 6-4, C, Clayton, CA/Clayton Valley - photo above right) – Dominican – scored 26 points and pulled down 13 rebounds while blocking seven shots in a 93-91 win over Cal State Stanislaus on Nov. 17 – the lone game of the week for the Penguins…shot 84.6% (11 for 13) from the floor…went 4 for 5 (80.0%) from the line (Photo Above Right).
Maylinn Smith (Jr., 5-9, G/F, Mesa, AZ/Mesquite) – Grand Canyon – averaged 14.5 points per game in a 2-0 week for the Antelopes…ranked seventh in scoring and 11th in free thorw shooting (83.3%) for the week in the PacWest...made 10 of 12 attempts from the line…shot 42.9% (9 for 21) from the field (Photo Left).
Charde Stevens (Fr.-r, 5-10, F, Sacramento, CA/Golden Valley) – Fresno Pacific – averaged 8.0 points and 11.5 rebounds per game despite a 0-2 week for the Sunbirds…ranked second in rebounding for the week in the PacWest.
Keairra White (So., 5-6, G, Bakersfield, CA/Bakersfield) – Fresno Pacific – averaged 21.5 points per game despite a 0-2 week for the Sunbirds…ranked fourth in the PacWest in scoring for the week…converted 6 of 8 free throw attempts (75.0%)…averaged 2.5 three-pointers made per game (tied for 6th in the league for the week).