Watson Named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week
Nov. 12, 2012
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - UMass women's basketball senior center Jasmine Watson was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league on Monday afternoon. To secure the honor, Watson produced her 1,000th collegiate point while leading UMass' to a 83-53 drubbing of Kent State on Saturday during the season-opener for the Minutewomen.
Watson finished the contest against the Golden Flashes with a team-high 21 points on 8-for-11 shooting from the floor and a 5-for-8 day at the free throw line. Watson also tallied eight rebounds while adding four blocks and four steals to the winning effort.
The Minutewomen continue their season on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Central Connecticut's Deitrick Gymnasium in New Britain, Conn. Following the contest with the Blue Devils, UMass returns to Amherst, Mass., to host Quinnipiac on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for the contest with the Wildcats can be purchased through the UMass Ticket Office at 866-UMASS-TIX.