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Allen named MACJC Player of the Week

CO-LIN MEDIA / NATALIE DAVIS / Copiah-Lincoln freshman forward Kelley Allen named MACJC Player of the Week

CO-LIN MEDIA / NATALIE DAVIS / Copiah-Lincoln freshman forward Kelley Allen named MACJC Player of the Week

WESSON – Copiah-Lincoln freshman forward Kelley Allen has been named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Player of the Week.

Allen averaged 17.7 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.3 steals, and 2.0 blocks per game in a 3-0 week for the Lady Wolves. She scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a 71-48 win over East Mississippi in the MACJC Quarterfinals.

KELLEY ALLEN

KELLEY ALLEN

Allen tied a season high with 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds (eight offensive) in a 76-68 win over Jones County in the MACJC Semifinals. She scored 18 points, grabbed six rebounds, and blocked three shots in a 78-60 win over Meridian in the MACJC Finals for the 26-0 Lady Wolves.

Allen is the second consecutive Lady Wolf to be named player of the week following freshman guard Alexis Collins who garnered the award last week. Allen will now be nominated for the national player of the week that is awarded on Thursday.

The No. 16 ranked Co-Lin Lady Wolves will take on the Holmes Lady Bulldogs today at 2 p.m. at Mississippi College in the opening round of the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament. An audio broadcast of the game can be heard at www.colinathletics.com or on WMJU 104.3 FM.