Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Dalesia Booth Captures Weekly Women’s Honor

first_imgHonorable Mention: Miya Crump, Lamar; Dominique Golightly, Abilene Christian; Cassidy Barrios, Nicholls; Callie Maddox, McNeese.Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots. FRISCO, Texas – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Dalesia Booth is the Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the Southland Conference announced Monday. All Southland weekly awards are presented by MidSouth Bank. Booth recorded a pair of starts while pushing the Islanders to a 76-61 win over Sam Houston State Thursday and a 57-51 win over New Orleans Saturday. The junior threw down a double-double against UNO with 14 points and 13 rebounds while playing all 40 minutes.Basketball Player of the Week – Dalesia Booth, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – Jr. – Forward – San Antonio, TexasBooth averaged a double-double in a crucial week for the Islanders, sealing a pair of wins to close out a three-game home stretch. The San Antonio, Texas native proved clutch at the charity stripe throughout the week with a 79.2-percent average (19-of-24), knocking down free throws late in both matchups to clinch victories. For the week, Booth registered 17.5 points and 10.5 rebounds on 35.5 minutes played.last_img

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