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Friday, December 12, 2008

SPORTS>>Former Cabot star Sitzmann named Player of Week

By JOE ANGOLIA
UALR sports information

Junior Kim Sitzmann earned her first career Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week honors after leading the UALR women’s basketball team to a 2-0 week defeating Southern Miss and No. 17 Oklahoma State. Sitzmann averaged 20.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, four assists, and 5.5 steals helping the Trojans to receive votes on both the AP Poll released yesterday and the USA

Today ESPN Division I Coaches’ Poll released today.

Sitzmann, a 5-10 guard, record-ed a career-high 28 points, including a season-high five three-pointers, in the 66-44 win over Southern Miss. In the 65-51 win over No. 19/17 Oklahoma State, the Cabot native recorded 13 points, including three three-pointers, three rebounds, five assists, and a career-high of six steals.

Overall for the Trojans, Sitzmann is first on the team in steals, averaging 3.5 per contest, second in assists, averaging 3.5 per contest, and third in points averaging 12 per contest.