Jordan Lewis Earns Fourth SEC Freshman of the Week Award
Alabama’s Jordan Lewis was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week following her performances against No. 4 Mississippi State and Ole Miss, the league office announced on Tuesday. The honor is Lewis’ fourth of the season, which is the most by any Alabama women’s basketball student-athlete in her career.
Lewis scored a career-high 22 points in the Crimson Tide’s win at Ole Miss while adding six rebounds, four assists and one steal. She was dominant down the stretch, finishing with seven points, three rebounds and three assists in the fourth quarter to seal the victory for Alabama. The Windermere, Fla., native also reached double-digit points against the Bulldogs to bring her weekly average to 16.0 points, which is more than six points higher than her season average.
Lewis has started all 20 games for the Tide at point guard and has led the team all season in assists. She currently averages 4.2 assists per game, which ranks her fourth in the SEC behind two seniors and a junior. Lewis is the only freshman ranked in the top 10 in the league in assists.