Porter Named C-USA Freshman of the Week

Christal Porter

Dec. 19, 2011

Rice University women's basketball player Christal Porter has been named as Conference USA's Freshman of the Week (Dec. 19) the league office announced Monday morning.

Porter, a 6' 0" forward from Germantown, Tenn., scored a career-high 18 points and pulled down six rebounds in Rice's 73-66 home win against Texas State on Friday (Dec. 16). The freshman forward shot 77.8 percent from the field, hitting 7-of-9 field goals. She also hit 4-of-5 free throws for an 80 percent accuracy in 28 minutes off the bench. This is Porter's first Freshman of the Week honor.

The Owls are currently 5-5 on the season and play at SFA (8-2) on Tuesday at 7 p.m.





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