Patterson Named Player of the Week in SCAC
RELEASED: Mar. 1, 2001
DANVILLE, KY - Jennifer Patterson, a 6-0 sophomore center from Louisville, Ky., has been selected as the SCAC's Women's Basketball Player-of-the-Week. Patterson led the Colonels to two wins in Indiana, a share of the SCAC title and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. She averaged 18.5 points per game, shooting a blistering 72.7% (16 of 22) from the field, and grabbed 15 rebounds, dished out four assists and had one block.
Patterson had her best game of the season in the biggest game of the season Saturday's tournament-clinching 85-76 victory at DePauw. She had 25 points while sinking 11 of 13 shots from the field as Centre defeated the #15-ranked Tigers on their home floor.
For the season, Patterson is 16th in the SCAC in scoring (11.6ppg), and leads the league in both free throw percentage (82.2%) and field goal percentage (63.0%). She is the first player in conference history to finish the season as the league leader in both categories.
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