by Derek Pollacchi, Sports Information
Tristen Licon and Kaylee Martinez earned ASC West Player of the Week recognition in an announcement made Monday by the conference office.
Licon was named ASC West Player of the Week after posting back-to-back double-doubles against Louisiana College on January 2 and Belhaven on January 4.
The El Paso native started the week with a 16-point, 11-rebound performance in an 85-64 win against the Wildcats. His 11 rebounds was a game-high.
He followed that up with a 29-point, 11-rebound showing in an 87-73 victory over Belhaven.
This is Licon’s third Player of the Week nod of his career and second this season. He was recognized earlier this season after a 32-point, 10-rebound performance against Colorado College on November 29.
Martinez was named Co-ASC West Player of the Week after totaling 32 rebounds against Louisiana College and Belhaven.
The El Paso native posted a 6-point, 12-rebound game in a 63-59 overtime win over the Lady Wildcats.
She then broke out with a 19-point, 20-rebound performance in a 77-73 win against the Blazers.
Her 20-rebound showing ties a career-high from November 24, 2018 against Schreiner.
Both Licon and Martinez are back in action this Thursday against Hardin-Simmons in Abilene.