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HCA: Charlisse Leger-Walker once again named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week

The Pac-12 really should just name the award after her at this point

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For the fifth time this season, Charlisse Leger-Walker was named the Pac-12 Freshman of the Week. The announcement on Monday from the Pac-12 means that she has now won the award 5 of the last 7 weeks.

Leger-Walker finished her week averaging 23 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 3 steals per game over the stretch against the Oregon schools. She now leads the conference in points per game with 20.2 and steals per game with 3.

On Friday, the Cougars fell to #8 Oregon 58-50 in a game that had Leger-Walker’s name everywhere. The freshman put up 24 points and was the only Cougar to put up double digits. She tied her career high in rebounds with 8 and added three steals - all were game high’s for the Cougs.

On Sunday against Oregon State, the Cougs went to their fourth overtime game in their last five appearances and needed all 22 points from Leger-Walker as she would hit the game-winner in double-overtime to snap their three game losing streak. She put up 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and had 3 steals to put away the Beavers. She has now put up double digits in all 12 of the Cougars games this season and is just three games away from Lia Galdeira’s record of 15 straight games with double digits.

The Cougars will begin a four-game home-stand beginning on Wednesday against the Stanford Cardinal at 6:30 pm - the game can be seen on Pac-12 Networks. They will follow that up with another game against the Cardinal on Friday at noon and it can be seen online at through the live stream.



Leger-Walker Earns Her Fifth Pac-12 Freshman of the Week Honor

Washington State women’s basketball player Charlisse Leger-Walker has been named the Pac-12 Conference Freshman of the Week for the fifth time this season, as announced by the Conference office Monday, Jan. 25.

Pac-12 announces Women’s Basketball Players of the Week, presented by Nextiva - Jan. 25, 2021

FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Charlisse Leger-Walker, Fr., G, WASHINGTON STATE (Waikato, New Zealand)

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