PINEVILLE -- Following their first American Southwest Conference road sweep of the season, Louisiana College women's basketball picked up an individual honor as freshman Jayla Landrum has landed Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday. This is the first weekly award for the Lady Wildcats this season.
Landrum had her best pair of games thus far for the Wildcats this season. She led the Wildcats to a win over Howard Payne with 22 points, nine rebounds, and four steals. In the win over Sul Ross on Saturday she totaled nine points and nine rebounds with two assists and steals each. She missed two double-doubles by a total of one points and two rebounds over the weekend. She averaged 15.5 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 3.0 steals per game in the Wildcats two conference road wins this week.
The Longview, Texas native has been in the starting five in each of the last seven games with three outing ending with double-digit points. On the season she is averaging 10.9 points per game with a .473 shooting percentage and 6.5 rebounds. She is second on the team in scoring and steals, and leads the Lady Wildcats in rebounding.
The Wildcats will play an exhibition game on Wednesday at McNeese State before taking a few days off for Christmas. They return to action with a pair of games in San Antonio, Texas against Trinity (TX) and Hendrix at the Trinity University Tournament December 29 and 30.