Danesia Williamson Named WAC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO - New Mexico State junior guard Danesia Williamson has been named Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 3-9. This is her first WAC Player of the Week honor of the season and the second of her career.

The San Diego, Calif., posted a pair of career highs in scoring last week to lead the Aggies to a 1-1 record on the week. Williamson opened the week with a career-high 33 points, half of her team’s total output, to go along with five rebounds, three assists and a steal in a nine-point loss to league-leader Idaho. She then eclipsed that career high with 36 points, three assists, two steals and two blocks in a win over reigning WAC champion Seattle U. For the week, Williamson averaged 34.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.0 block per game, and was 20-of-23 (87 percent) from the free throw line. She entered the week averaging 8.1 points and 10.9 rebounds per game.