BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – For the third time this season, University of Tennessee at Martin junior forward Ashton Feldhaus has been named adidas Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week after her impressive showing against Southeast Missouri her last time out.
Feldhaus became the fifth player to eclipse the 20-point plateau for the Skyhawks this season behind a career-high scoring performance against Southeast Missouri. Feldhaus came off the bench to score 20 points, four assists and three rebounds in 28 minutes to lead the Skyhawks in scoring.
A native of Richmond, Ky., Feldhaus was previously named OVC Newcomer of the Week in consecutive weeks earlier in the year after tallying five straight games in double figures. So far this season, Feldhaus has scored in double figures nine times while averaging 8.4 points and 4.4 rebounds per game.
Feldhaus and the Skyhawks will return to action on Wednesday, Jan. 18 when they travel to Eastern Illinois for an OVC road contest. Tipoff from Lantz Arena is scheduled for 6 p.m.