Washington's Jazmine Davis was chosen Pac-12 women's basketball freshman of the year in voting by the media Monday. Davis ranked fourth in...
Washington’s Jazmine Davis was chosen Pac-12 women’s basketball freshman of the year in voting by the media Monday.
Davis ranked fourth in the nation in scoring among freshmen, at 16.2 points per game. The 5-foot-8 point guard scored 20 points or more eight times this season. She also averaged a team-high 35.4 minutes.
Teammate Regina Rogers was named to the 15-member All-Pac-12 team by the media. The conference awards, voted on by Pac-12 coaches, will be announced Tuesday.
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Washington (16-12, 8-10) begins conference tournament play at noon Wednesday against Oregon (15-15, 7-11) in Los Angeles.
Eagles’ Ryan earns
Big Sky MVP honors
Eastern Washington’s Brianne Ryan of Lynden was selected Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player in women’s basketball in a vote of league coaches. Ryan, who was conference defensive player of the year two seasons ago, is the only player in league history to win both awards in a career.
Ryan, a unanimous first-team all-conference selection who led the league in scoring (19.3), is the second player in Eastern Washington history to take home MVP honors. Julie Piper earned the school’s first-ever MVP award in 2009-10.
Among other awards, Kate Lanz of Vancouver, Wash., who led Portland State in scoring (15.6), rebounding (7.3) and field-goal percentage (47.2), was named conference newcomer of the year.
Washington’s Soo-Bin Kim shot rounds of 73 and 72 for a 1-over-par total of 145, good for a tie for fifth after the first day of the Juli Inkster Invitational in San Jose, Calif.
Kim was joined in the top 10 by teammate Kelli Bowers (71-76), who is tied for eighth entering Tuesday’s final round. The Huskies (12-over 596) are third in the 12-team field, with Gonzaga (24-over 618) seventh.
• Washington State’s Kristen Rue (11-over 155) is tied for 25th after two rounds of the Bruin/Wave Invitational in Tarzana, Calif., with WSU (63-over 639) 12th of 15 in the team standings.
Washington State’s Michael Anderson shot 70-71 to stand tied for 10th after the first two rounds of the Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic in Fresno, Calif. The Cougars (6-over 717) are fourth in the 16-team field.
• Dylan Goodwin (72-74) is third and Nick Varelia (70-78) fourth in medalist play for Western Washington (606), which is third among 13 teams following the first two rounds of the Cal State East Bay Pioneer Shootout in Vallejo, Calif.
The Vikings are 12 strokes behind leader Grand Canyon.
Other conference awards
Washington’s Katie Flood was named the West Region women’s track athlete of the year.
• Seattle University’s Kacie Sowell was named Independent women’s basketball player of the week by College Sports Madness for the sixth time this season.
• Gonzaga’s Tyler Olson was named West Coast Conference Rawlings pitcher of the week.
Compiled from sports-information reports and other sources.