Midwestern State forward Andrea Carter has been selected as the Lone Star
Conference Women's Defensive Player of the Week for the third time this season
after her stellar play for the Mustangs last week.
Carter averaged 12.0 points, 7.7 rebounds with 4.0 steals and 1.0 blocks for helping the No. 25 Mustangs to a 2-1 week on the road in Lone Star Conference play.
The 5-10 sophomore from Angleton, Texas, chalked up her sixth double-double of the year with 20 points and 10 rebounds at Abilene Christian, while posting 10 points and a team-leading seven rebounds in Midwestern's first win at Angelo State since 1997. Carter also collected five steals in each contest.
For the week she shot 47.8 percent from the floor (11-of-23) and 77.8 from the line (14-of-18), while 17 of her 23 rebounds in the three games were defensive boards.
Carter is joined by LSC Offensive Player of the Week Kiara Wright of Tarleton State who averaged 19.0 points and 10.0 rebounds for the TexAnns.
The No. 25 Mustangs close a five-game road swing on Wednesday at Texas A&M-Commerce before hosting Tarleton on Saturday at D.L. Ligon Coliseum.
Midwestern State's Corbin Thomas garnered Lone Star Conference Defensive Player
of the Week honors for the second time this season Monday afternoon.
The senior transfer from Missouri State averaged 12.7 points and 10 rebounds a game to help the LSC-leading Mustangs to three league road wins over Eastern New Mexico, Abilene Christian and Angelo State as MSU improved to 609 in conference play for the second straight season.
Thomas connected on 9-of-11 shots from the field to finish with 20 points and eight rebounds against ENMU before going for eight points and eight rebounds to go along with two blocked shots and a steal in a 72-71 win over Abilene Christian.
Thomas closed the holiday break by notching his fourth double-double of the season with 10 points and 14 rebounds with a blocked shot in MSU's 65-55 win at Angelo State.
His presence played a key role in the Mustangs' defensive effort that limited the opposition to 59.7 points and a 36.8 opponent shooting percentage.
West Texas A&M's Donald Sims garnered top offensive honors averaging 24 points and 14.5 rebounds in wins over Oklahoma Panhandle State and Hillsdale Freewill Baptist.
Midwestern State hits the road to take on Texas A&M-Commerce Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. returning to D.L. Ligon Coliseum Saturday night against rival Tarleton State at 6 p.m.