Tech’s Shelton honored in WAC
Louisiana Tech University sophomore guard Kelia Shelton has been named Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 4-10. This is her first-ever WAC Player of the Week honor.
The Rock Hill, S.C., native averaged 33.5 points and 9.5 rebounds on the week. Shelton shot 62 percent (24-of-39) from the field and 67 percent (six-of-nine) from 3-point range.
In Tech’s 79-73 win over UTSA, which entered the game ranked No. 36 nationally in field goal percentage defense andNo. 42 in scoring defense, she scored 45 points and grabbed eight rebounds.