Fernandez Shares SCAC Player of the Week Honors

Fernandez Shares SCAC Player of the Week Honors

December 11, 2007

fernandez031707.jpgDecember 11, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw sophomore forward Jenna Fernandez has been named Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Co-Women's Basketball Player of the Week following her performance in games from December 3-9.  She shared the honor with Oglethorpe's Anna Findley.

Fernandez scored a career-high 32 points in eighth-ranked DePauw's 58-41 win over Augustana on Wednesday. It equaled the second-highest single-game individual scoring performance in school history.

Fernandez, who nailed her first nine field goal attempts, scored DePauw's final 10 points and 13 of the team's final 15 over the final 5:18 to extend a five-point lead to 20. For the game, she hit on 15 of 18 shots (83.3%) from the field and also added nine rebounds and three steals.

Fernandez currently leads the league in field goal percentage (64.6%) and is seventh in scoring (15.5 points per game) and 16th in rebounding (6.3 rebounds per game).