RICHARDSON, TEXAS —For the second time this season, junior forward Precious Herrin (Shreveport, La./Southwood HS/Jacksonville College) from the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team has been selected as the Lone Star Conference South Division Defensive Player of the Week. She turned in outstanding performances during the Zias’ final two contests of the season, against Texas A&M-Kingsville and West Texas A&M.
Herrin’s defensive performance helped limit the Zias’ opposition to just 65 points per game last week. In Eastern’s win over Texas A&M-Kingsville, she grabbed eight defensive boards, a steal and blocked three shots. For the game, she posted a double double, with 24 points and 12 rebounds.
Against West Texas A&M, she had a steal, five defensive rebounds and 12 points. Herrin went a perfect six-for-six from the free-throw line over the two games.