MARSHALL, Texas – Earning her fourth double-double of the season and helping East Texas Baptist University to a win over the University of the Ozarks, Amanda Rucker has been named the Gateway Tire and Service Center Female Athlete of the Week. ETBU stayed in the hunt for the ASC Tournament with the win over Ozarks, 74-69.
She posted 14 points and 12 rebounds in the come from behind win over Ozarks and was a key player in a run in the first half. Down 23-11, ETBU went on a 15-3 run where she had six of the points connecting on a three-pointer and an And-1. She also posted one block vs. UT-Tyler. For the week she averaged 10.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per game.
ETBU is now 7-11 on the year and 5-10 in the ASC.