Lateidra Elliott Named Marshall Student-Athlete of the Week|
Jan. 12, 2012
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Lateidra Elliott has been named Marshall Student-Athlete of the week after averaging 12.7 points to keep the Herd undefeated in Conference USA play. The senior guard’s was the leading scorer in the past three games against Houston, Tulsa and Southern Miss and her effort helped Marshall sustain a five game win streak. Elliott currently leads C-USA in three-point percentage and displayed her accuracy in the past three games, marking a 60.0 percent average after making 6-of-10 from behind the arc.
Marshall women’s basketball is 12-3 after their most recent victory over Southern Miss at home 55-44. The record marks the best start to a season since 1986-87 when the Herd started 13-3.