Seattle University women’s basketball’s Kacie Sowell
(Ventura, Calif.) has been named the College Sports Madness Western Athletic
Conference Player of the Week (Feb. 11-17). Sowell led the team in scoring as
they went 2-0 over the weekend in conference play. This is her second such honor of the season,
also named for the week of Dec. 31-Jan. 6, and the team’s fourth, as Sylvia
Shephard (Alta Loma, Calif.) has also received the honor twice.
“Kacie was solid and was on a roll this weekend,” said head
coach Joan Bonvicini. “She is an outstanding representative of our basketball
program and university.”
The Redhawks swept Louisiana Tech, 87-74, on Feb. 14 and UT
Arlington, 78-64, on Feb. 16 on the road over the weekend. They extended their current
winning streak to four games and improved to 15-9 overall and 12-3 in
Sowell recorded her
13th double-double of the season at UT Arlington on Feb. 16, with 23
points and 12 rebounds. She led the team with a career-high 26 points at
Louisiana Tech on Feb. 14. She has now scored in double figures in 22 of 24
games this season, including the last 14 straight games.
Over the weekend, she
averaged 24.5 points per game and 7.5 rebounds per game, shooting 57.7 percent
from the field and 86.4 percent from the free-throw line.
Seattle U returns home for their final three regular season
home games, starting on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. as they host Texas State.
They host UT San Antonio on Saturday, Mar. 2 before wrapping up the regular
season vs. Idaho on Mar. 9. The Redhawks then travel to Las Vegas for the WAC
Tournament on Mar. 12-16.