Nov. 30, 2009
BEAUMONT, Texas - Lamar University junior guard Jenna Plumley was named the Southland Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 29.
Plumley averaged 16.3 points, 3.8 assists and 3.5 steals while averaging 36.5 minutes per game over four contests as Lamar went 3-1 on the week, with the loss coming at eighth-ranked Baylor.
Plumley poured in a season-high 22 points against Baylor in the championship game of the World Vision Classic one day after scoring 20 points in a win over Idaho.
For the season, Plumley is averaging a team-high 12.1 points per game and 4.0 assists per game.
Plumley is in her first season with Lamar after transferring from the University of Oklahoma after her sophomore season. As per NCAA transfer rules, Plumley was a redshirt last season.
"Jenna continues to play extremely hard each game, and one can see that she is definitely shaking the rust off from her one inactive year," Lamar coach Larry Tidwell said.
"Jenna has shown great leadership qualities and excellent court awareness on both ends of the court."
Plumley and teammate Trashanna Smith represented Lamar on the all-star team at the World Vision Classic.
Lamar (5-2) returns to action at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday when it hosts Huston-Tillotson at the Montagne Center as part of "Lunch with the Lady Cardinals Day." A large contingent of students from the Beaumont Independent School District will be on hand to participate in "Character Counts" presentations with the Lamar coaches and players starting at 10:!5 a.m. The students will be provided with lunch at 11 a.m. before staying to enjoy the game.
Tickets are still available. For ticket information, call (409) 880-1715 or visit the Lamar athletics Web site www.lamarcardinals.com.