ASHTON FELDHAUS WINS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE OVC NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK HONOR
February 7, 2017
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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – For the fourth consecutive week, University of Tennessee at Martin women’s basketball junior forward Ashton Feldhaus has been named adidas Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week for her performances against Tennessee Tech and Eastern Kentucky.
Feldhaus maintained her strong play as of late with yet another weekly honor, posting her sixth Newcomer of the Week accolade of the season after averaging 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game over the last week. She began the week by tallying 16 points, three rebounds and three assists at Tennessee Tech. She later closed out the weekend by scoring a game-high 18 points while flirting with a double-double with nine rebounds.
A native of Richmond, Ky., Feldhaus has scored in double figures 15 times this season, including a current stretch of seven games. During said streak she has averaged 19.0 points per game while pushing her season averages up to 11.0 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.
Feldhaus and the Skyhawks will return to action on Wednesday, Feb. 8 when they take on Eastern Illinois. Tipoff from the Elam Center is scheduled for 6 p.m.