Blackwell named CCAA Player of the Week

Cal Poly Pomoma junior center Jada Blackwell has been selected the California Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 9-15.

Blackwell, a graduate of Etiwanda High School, led the Broncos to a 70-65 comeback win Saturday over Humboldt State 70-65 after CPP trailed by 18 points at the half.

Blackwell tallied an efficient 24 points, 17 of which were scored in the second half, on 43.8 percent shooting (7-for-16) from the paint and 61.5 percent shooting (8-for-13) from the free throw line, while also making both attempts from the arc.

In 31 minutes of action, the Rancho Cucamonga native also collected nine rebounds and a season-high four steals.

CCAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Week
Nov. 8-10: Kersey Wilcox (Humboldt State)
Nov. 11-17: Sarah Finlay (Cal State East Bay)
Nov. 18-24: Miranda Seto (UC San Diego)
Nov. 25-Dec. 1: Ariel Marsh (Cal Poly Pomona)
Dec. 2-8: Angela Van Sickel (San Francisco State)
Dec. 9-15: Jada Blackwell (Cal Poly Pomona)