HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - USM Press Release
Women’s Basketball’s Caitlin Jenkins was voted this week’s Conference USA Freshman of the Week following her two-game performances against Florida Atlantic and FIU.
The Shreveport, La., native averaged a double-double with 15.0 points and 13.5 rebounds per game while shooting 73.7 percent from the field in a pair of games. Jenkins scored 14 points and pulled down a game-high 16 rebounds to go with five blocks and two steals against Florida Atlantic. She was perfect from the field against FIU, hitting all seven shots to total 16 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Jenkins ran her double-double total to eight overall and four against C-USA opponents. It is the third C-USA weekly honor in Jenkins’ career.