McFarland Named SEC Player Of The Week

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Valencia McFarland (photo by Joshua McCoy)
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Valencia McFarland (photo by Joshua McCoy)
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Dec. 31, 2012

OXFORD, Miss. -- Junior point guard Valencia McFarland has been named SEC Player of the Week the SEC announced today.
 
It is the first SEC Player of the Week honor for McFarland.
 
Player of the Week
Valencia McFarland • Ole Miss
Junior • Point Guard • Edwards, Miss.
 
Valencia McFarland was named to the Tulane DoubleTree Classic All-Tournament team.
• On the week, she had a triple double with 36 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists.
• She also had nine steals in her two tournament games.
• She scored a season-best 20 points and added eight assists against McNeese State.
• A day later against Eastern Michigan she scored a team-best 16 points to go along with a career-high eight rebounds, five assists and five steals.
• She finished the week shooting 87 percent from the free throw line (13-15) and shot just under 50 percent from the field (11-23).
• This season, she leads the team in scoring with 11.4 ppg, assists (61) and steals (39).
• Has scored in double figures in 9 of 13 games.
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