Feder Takes Home CCAA Player of the Week Honors For Second Time
Courtesy: Jimmy Gekas/Sideline Studios Feder has scored in double figures in 19 straight games dating back to December 19.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - UC San Diego's Daisy Feder was named the Wilson/California Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending February 24, the conference office announced on Monday.
The senior guard was outstanding against Humboldt State and Sonoma State on the road last week, averaging a team-high 22.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 2.0 steals. She shot 48.5% (16-33) from the field and hit 5-of-16 from the three-point line, 31%.
After finishing with 18 points, eight boards, two assists and two steals in the Tritons' 74-73 loss to Humboldt State on Wednesday, Feder came back with a monster effort against Sonoma State two nights later, scoring a career-high 26 points to lead UCSD to a 78-58 victory. She hit 8-of-14 from the field, including 5-of-9 from behind the arc and also hauled down six rebounds.
This marks Feder's second CCAA Player of the Week award this season and the sixth selection for UCSD overall. The Santa Monica native also took home the weekly honor on January 23 after averaging 21.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 steals in home wins over SSU and HSU.
Teammate Chelsea Carlisle has been named the conference player of the week four times in 2011-12.
Feder and the No. 1-ranked Tritons will kickoff the 2012 postseason when they take on Sonoma State in a CCAA Tournament First Round matchup on Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m.
CCAA Women's Basketball Players of the Week: Nov. 7-13: Chelsea Carlisle (UC San Diego); Nov. 14-20: Sarah Semenero (Cal Poly Pomona); Nov. 21-27: Chelsea Carlisle (UC San Diego); Nov. 28 - Dec. 4: Brandi Stephens (Cal State Monterey Bay); Dec. 5-11: Theresa Henderson (Cal State Stanislaus); Dec. 12-18: Ariel Marsh (Cal Poly Pomona); Dec. 19-25: Catie Richards (Humboldt State); Dec. 26 - Jan. 1: Megan Ford (Cal Poly Pomona); Jan. 2-8: Syncro Bull (Chico State); Jan. 9-15: Chelsea Carlisle (UC San Diego); Jan. 16-22: Daisy Feder (UC San Diego); Jan. 23-29: Jazzi Johnson (Cal State L.A.); Jan. 30-Feb. 5: Angela Streets (Cal State San Bernardino); Feb. 6-12: Chelsea Carlisle (UC San Diego); Feb. 13-19: Megan Ford (Cal Poly Pomona); Feb. 20-26: Daisy Feder (UC San Diego).