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Cowling Earns Final WCC Player of the Week Award

Alex Cowling broke the WCC all-time scoring record on this free throw versus BYU.

Alex Cowling broke the WCC all-time scoring record on this free throw versus BYU.

March 4, 2013

SAN BRUNO, Calif. LMU redshirt-senior Alex Cowling is the final regular season WCC Player of the Week. Cowling averaged 21 points, nine rebounds, three assists and 3.5 steals last week en route to be becoming the all-time leading scorer in West Coast Conference history.

WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Alex Cowling, RS-SR., G/F, LOYOLA MARYMOUNT

On Thursday against BYU, Cowling went 7-for-18 from the field and six for seven from the charity stripe as the Lions upset visiting BYU, 68-55. Her final point of the night gave her 2,166 for her career, eclipsing the WCC all-time record of 2,165 held by Heather Bowman of Gonzaga (2006-10).

On Saturday, Cowling moved that career mark to 2,187, pouring in another 21 points as she led the Lions from 16 points down at San Francisco to clinch a 58-55 victory. She also added 10 rebounds in the game for her seventh double-double of the season. The pair of wins, coupled with results around the league, propelled the Lions into the 5th seed for the WCC tournament.

Also nominated: Danielle Mauldin, Saint Mary's; Klara Wischer, San Diego; Taj Winston, San Francisco; Nici Gilday, Santa Clara

2012-13 WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Nov. 12: Danielle Mauldin, Saint Mary's
Nov. 19: Hazel Ramirez, Loyola Marymount
Nov. 26: Jackie Nared, Saint Mary's
Dec. 3: Amy Kame, San Diego
Dec. 10: Haley Steed, BYU
Dec. 17: Kari Luttinen, Portland
Dec. 24: Kari Luttinen, Portland
Dec. 31: Jackie Nared, Saint Mary's
Jan. 7: Taelor Karr, Gonzaga
Jan. 14: Jackie Nared, Saint Mary's
Jan. 21: Haiden Palmer, Gonzaga
Jan. 28: Klara Wischer, San Diego
Feb. 4: Haiden Palmer, Gonzaga
Feb. 11: Annika Holopainen, Portland
Feb. 18: Maya Hood, San Diego
Feb. 25: Jennifer Hamson, BYU
March 4: Alex Cowling, Loyola Marymount

 

 

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