Women's Basketball

Freshman collects top conference honors

Joshua Siegel The Daily Cougar

Joshua Siegel The Daily Cougar

Two standout performances against Southern Miss and SMU earned freshman forward Amanda Lawson Conference USA Freshman of the Week.

In the two contests, Lawson averaged 14.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals in 37.5 minutes played. She also shot 48 percent from the field (11-of-23).

“Amanda is a very explosive and exciting player,” head coach Todd Buchannan said.

The award is Lawson’s first of the season.

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