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.