01
Dec
09

MSU’s Sarah Strand: co-Big Sky player of the week


Montana State’s junior forward Sarah Strand was named Big Sky player Co-Player of the week for her performance at the Montana State women’s tournament this past week-end in which she was named MVP of the tourney. This is Strand’s first Big Sky Player of the week award for this young season but she is the second Montana State player to win the award this season. Sophomore guard Katie Bussey won the ward two weeks ago.

Here is the Big Sky conference official press release.

Hunt and Strand Share Weekly Award

Autumn Wehr, Big Sky Conference
12/1/2009

Sacramento State’s Charday Hunt and Montana State’s Sarah Strand received Big Sky Co-Player of the Week honors for games played the week of November 24-December 1.

Hunt and the Hornets went 2-1 last week, including a 74-71 victory over Washington on Sunday. It was Sacramento State’s first-ever win over a Pac-10 opponent. She averaged 20.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game and earned all-tournament honors at the Husky Classic.

The senior forward started the week with 22 points and 10 rebounds in an 80-68 victory over the Seattle Redhawks on Wednesday. Hunt followed up the performance with 20 points and eight rebounds in a loss to Memphis on the first day of the Husky Classic. She then scored 19 points, and knocked down 7-of-8 from the foul line as the Hornets defeated Washington.

Hunt, a native of Portland, Ore., scored 61 total points last week. She made it to the free-throw line 29 times and nailed 21 of those attempts.

Strand led Montana State to it’s own Bobcat Thanksgiving Classic title with wins over Southern Utah and Winthrop. She was named the Tournament MVP after averaging 16.0 points, 9.5 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game last week.

The junior forward notched her first double-double of the season with a game-high 17 points and 11 rebounds on Friday in a 62-43 win over the Thunderbirds. The 11 rebounds was also a new career-high for Strand.

In the championship game against Winthrop, she led Montana State with 15 points and eight rebounds. In addition, she tied the Montana State school record with six blocked shots. The native of Shoreline, Wash. shot 60 percent from the field, and 85.7 percent from the free-throw line.

Others Nominated
Chene Cooper, Eastern Washington; Oana Iacovita, Idaho State; Kenzie De Boer, Montana; Amy Patton, Northern Arizona; Courtney Stoermer, Northern Colorado; Claire Faucher, Portland State; Caitlin Anderson, Weber State

Advertisements

0 Responses to “MSU’s Sarah Strand: co-Big Sky player of the week”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


December 2009
M T W T F S S
« Nov   Jan »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

Mslacat on Twitter

RSS Binford’s Blog

  • CHAMPIONSHIPS November 18, 2014
    This past weekend we opened up at Boise State, my Alma Mater, where they had an Alumni Reunion and recognized our 1993-94 Big Sky Champion Team who was also nationally ranked. What an amazing season that was, and what an fantastic experience to be a part of. Although our Bobcats didn't win that night, it was a nice distraction to have dinner after the g […]
    noreply@blogger.com (Coach Binford)

RSS Coach Scanson’s BLOG

  • To whom this may concern... August 6, 2010
    I am talking to you Dan Muscatell. I am talking to all of you on twitter begging me for more blog. I know you missed me, little did I know that you were craving more blog. I put it on the to-do list and then moved it straight to the top.Montana Coaches Association - 2010 ClinicThis event gets better every year for me. It's not that the speakers are any […]
    Coach Scanson

RSS TW Courtside

  • Stock Watch: Week One November 18, 2009
    I’m back! Now that the season has started it’s time to fire TW Courtside back up for another season. Things look a whole lot different in the Big Sky this year, thanks to graduation. This will be an exciting year!This past week we finally got a chance to see all of the Big Sky teams in action. Albeit, it is always tough to gauge teams at this point because m […]
    Tyler

RSS MSU – Volleyball Blog

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

RSS The Cat-Griz Insider

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

RSS Montana Recruiting News

  • Bozeman's Mack Anderson commits to Griz basketball - The Missoulian September 5, 2017
    The MissoulianBozeman's Mack Anderson commits to Griz basketballThe MissoulianMontana Grizzlies men's basketball didn't have to go too far to get its first Class of 2018 recruit. Mack Anderson, a 6-foot-8 senior forward from Bozeman High School, announced on Twitter his decision to commit to Montana on Monday night. After ...
  • Arizona small forward becomes second 2018 commit for Montana State Bobcat basketball - MontanaSports September 20, 2017
    MontanaSportsArizona small forward becomes second 2018 commit for Montana State Bobcat basketballMontanaSportsZeke Quinlan, a 6-foot-7 small forward from Oregon, has committed to the Cats. His school announced Quinlan's commitment on Twitter. Quinlan currently plays for Hillcrest Prep Academy in Arizona and is a rated a two-star recruit by www.verbalcom […]
  • Montana Grizzlies adding new video board in Dahlberg Arena - MontanaSports September 15, 2017
    MontanaSportsMontana Grizzlies adding new video board in Dahlberg ArenaMontanaSportsMontana will be one of three Big Sky schools with a centralized video board in its basketball arena – and by far the newest, largest and highest quality – making it not only a recruiting pitch for the environment that student-athletes will be competing ...
  • Mack Anderson first Bozeman boys basketball player to commit to ... - MontanaSports September 6, 2017
    MontanaSportsMack Anderson first Bozeman boys basketball player to commit to ...MontanaSportsBOZEMAN - A Bozeman basketball player has done something no other Hawk has ever done before. Mack Anderson, who burst on the college recruiting scene ...and more »
  • Travis DeCuire, Montana Grizzlies announce 2017-18 basketball ... - MontanaSports August 31, 2017
    MontanaSportsTravis DeCuire, Montana Grizzlies announce 2017-18 basketball ...MontanaSports(Editor's note: University of Montana media release) MISSOULA – The Montana Griz men's basketball team will begin its 2017-18 season on Nov. 6, at Dahlberg ...and more »

Categories

  • 390,040

%d bloggers like this: