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Sanders Earns Honor For Third Time In Four Weeks

12/17/2018

JORDAN SANDERS, UC IRVINE – WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Sophomore • Forward • Springfield, Mo. • Kickapoo HS

Jordan Sanders delivered a career-best scoring performance in a road victory, giving the UC Irvine super sophomore her third Big West Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award in the young season.

• Sanders notched a career-high 29 points in an 84-69 triumph at Portland, as the Anteaters improved to 8-1 and lengthened their program record best start.

• The 5-foot-11 forward shot 13-for-18 from the field and 3-of-3 at the free throw line as she posted her fifth 20-point game in six outings, and her sixth such game overall.

• Sanders added five rebounds, three blocked shots and a career-best six steals in 37 minutes.

• With UCI up by just one at halftime, Sanders energized the team’s second half effort with 19 of her 29 points over the final 20 minutes as the ‘Eaters finished with a 15-point victory.

• Sanders ranks No. 2 in the Big West in scoring (21.1 ppg) – one of only two players in the league to average 20 points.

• She is tied for sixth in the conference in rebounding (7.4 rpg).

OTHERS NOMINATED: Carolyn Gill (Cal State Fullerton); Channon Fluker (CSUN); Naomi Hunt (Long Beach State); Cierra Hall (UC Davis); Marina Ewodo (UC Riverside)











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