December 18, 2012

Brandon Pye Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week

CORPUS CHRISTI – Brandon Pye has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Pye earned the award after his career-high game on Sunday.  

Pye caught fire at South Alabama, going 5-for-7 from 3-point range for a career-high 17 points in a loss to the Jaguars. The freshman added career highs in minutes (32), rebounds (five), steals (four) and assists (two) in his stellar effort. 

Pye and the men's basketball team returns to the court tonight at Texas A&M. Tipoff is slated for 6 p.m. 

Keep up-to-date with GoIslanders.com each week to see who is named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi. Also, for the latest information, follow Islanders Athletics on Twitter (@Go_Islanders) and Facebook (Islanders Athletics).  

2012-13 GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:

9-5-12: Shannon Hullum, Volleyball

9-11-12: Ivy Baresh, Volleyball

9-18-12: Tyger Holt, Volleyball

9-25-12: Peter Nagy, Men's Tennis and Maider Martin, Women's Tennis

10-2-12: Peter Nagy, Men's Tennis

10-9-12: Shannon Hullum, Volleyball

10-16-12: Vanessa Johnson, Women's Golf

10-23-12: Odon Barta, Men's Tennis

10-30-12: Patrick Kimeli, Men's Cross Country and BreAnna Briggs, Women's Cross Country

11-6-12: Micah Nolan, Volleyball

11-20-12: Hameed Ali, Men's Basketball  

11-27-12: Nate Maxey, Men's Basketball

12-18-12: Brandon Pye, Men's Basketball