Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week: January 6, 2020

Women's Basketball Athletes of the Week: January 6, 2020

Offensive Athlete of the Week

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

Teani White helped Whittier to a 3-0 week that saw the Poets down Webster, 74-59 and North Central (Ill.), 67-47 before knocking off Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS), 69-63. White averaged 23.0 points and 5.7 rebounds per contest. She registered 30 points against Webster and collected 12 boards in that win, while adding 23 points against the Athenas. She shot 62.8% from the field over the week and added five steals and 12 assists. 

Defensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Destinee Garcia
School: La Verne
Year: Senior
Position: Forward
Hometown: Visalia, Calif.

Destinee Garcia led La Verne to a 79-54 win over Lewis & Clark, and a 73-55 win over Caltech in SCIAC play. Garcia notched 15 rebounds with 10 coming on the defensive glass. She had 11 rebounds against the Beavers and added five of her seven steals and all three blocks in that win. She also chipped in 19 points including 12 of those in the win over Caltech.