Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week: December 16, 2019

Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week: December 16, 2019

Offensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Carly Leong
School: Pomona-Pitzer
Year: Sophomore
Position: Guard
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.

Carly Leong helped pace Pomona-Pitzer to a hard-fought, 80-78 win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) in SCIAC play last week. Leong shot 50% from the field en route to 22 points. She added seven rebounds, and two steals, and was 3-for-5 from the free throw line in the winning effort. Five of Leong's seven boards came on the defensive glass. 

Defensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Teani White
School: Whittier
Year: Junior
Position: Guard
Hometown: Burbank, Calif.

Teani White helped lead Whittier to a 70-57 win over Hardin-Simmons in non-conference action last week. White was terrific in defense for the Poets, hauling in seven of her eight boards on the defensive glass. She also notched five steals, chipped in three assists, and contributed 16 points on offense, hitting 66.7% of her shots from the field in the win.