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Bridgette Reyes of Vanguard (Calif.) Named Final Division I Women's Basketball Player of the Week

March 02, 2010
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March 2, 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Bridgette Reyes of Vanguard (Calif.) has been selected as the final NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the NAIA announced Tuesday. Reyes was selected based on her performances from Feb. 22 – 28. The winner is chosen out of a pool of conference player of the week selections among 12 conferences and independents.

Reyes, a 5-7 guard, averaged 26 points, 6.0 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals in Vanguard’s two wins last week. In only 26 minutes of action, Reyes scored 25 points and dished out nine assists to go along with seven steals and six rebounds in a 97-70 victory over Concordia (Calif.) on Feb. 23. She shot 8-of-9 (.888) from the field and 8-of-8 (1.000) at the charity stripe.  Reyes tallied 27 points, three rebounds and three steals to help guide the Lions to a 94-80 win over Westmont (Calif.) at home on Feb. 27.

The senior from Tustin, Calif., leads the Lions in scoring (19.8), assists (6.1) and steals (1.9) per game. Her assists per game (6.1) average and assist/turnover ratio (3.1) rank second nationally. Reyes is ranked third nationally in free throw percentage (.875) and seventh in points per game (19.8).

For a complete listing of all the national statistical leaders, click here.

Player of the Week Nominees: Sanetra Jackson, Langston (Okla.); Tikandis Edwards, Louisiana State-Shreveport; Marisa Stotler, Southern Polytechnic State (Ga.); Whitney Ballinger, Campbellsville (Ky.); Ashley Agee, McKendree (Ill.); Nicole Yazzie, Westminster (Utah); Kaela Stratman, Benedictine (Kan.); Antonia Robinson, Voorhees (S.C.); Nina Djokovic, Bethel (Tenn.); Erika Raymond, Wayland Baptist (Texas); Anna Sears, St. Francis (Ill.).

2009-10 Composite Award Winners (Schedule):
WEEK 1:
Player: Whitney Ballinger, Campbellsville (Ky.) – Jr., C

WEEK 2:
Player: Bethany Rexroth, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) – Sr., C
WEEK 3:
Player: Whitney Ballinger, Campbellsville (Ky.) – Jr., C
WEEK 4:
Player: Brittany Powell, Xavier (La.) – Sr., F/C
WEEK 5:
Player: Whitney Ballinger, Campbellsville (Ky.) – Jr., C
WEEK 6:
Player: Jessica Moore, Missouri Baptist – Jr., F
WEEK 7:
Player: Bethany Rexroth, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) – Sr., C
WEEK 8:
Player: Liah Ector, Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.) – Sr., G
WEEK 9:
Player: Bridgette Reyes, Vanguard (Calif.) – Sr., G