CORPUS CHRISTI – Texas A&M - Corpus Christi women's basketball player Alisa Roberts has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Roberts earned the award following her performance last week.
Roberts came off the bench to post a team-high 12 points and tie a season-high four steals in 25 minutes of play against Texas-Pan American in the Islanders 58-56 heartbreaking loss in the final seconds at home. Roberts went 5-for-9 from the field and grabbed five rebounds.
In the Gene Hackerman Rice Invitational on Friday in Houston, Roberts knocked in two free throws in the final four seconds to seal the 64-61 victory over Rice to advance to the championship game. The Darby, Pa. native tallied a season-high 14 points and tied a season-high four steals in her first start of the season.
On Saturday in the championship game, Roberts registered nine points, two assists and two steals in 16 minutes of play in the Islanders 72-58 loss to North Texas. Roberts is averaging 7.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and an average of 19.1 minutes per game.
Roberts and the women's basketball will be in action on Wednesday, Dec. 7, against Texas-Pan American at 7 p.m. in Edinburg.
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2011-12 GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:
9-7-11: Jessica Korda, Volleyball
9-13-11: Brooke Alverson, Volleyball
9-20-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country
9-27-11: Aurelien Tave, Men's Tennis
10-4-11: Isabella Arcidiacono, Volleyball
10-11-11: Nikki Dunn, Women's Golf
10-18-11: Ryann White, Women's Golf; Micah Nolan, Volleyball
10-25-11: Logen Bourque, Volleyball
11-1-11: Logen Bourque, Volleyball
11-8-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country
11-15-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country
11-23-11: Myeisha Myles, Women's Basketball
11-29-11: Myron Dempsey, Men's Basketball
12-6-11: Alisa Roberts, Women's Basketball