Monday, January 3, 2011

Darling Earns 4th Straight OVC Newcomer Award

Tennessee Tech women's basketball junior center Brittany Darling has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week, for her efforts last week against the University of Central Florida and St. Louis. The honor was announced Monday by the OVC office. A transfer student out of Owens (Ohio) Community College, this is the fourth consecutive week Darling has won the OVC Newcomer of the Week award. Against UCF, Darling notched her third double-double of the season as she posted 15 points and 10 rebounds. She followed with an 11-point, four-rebound performance against St. Louis, which saw her shoot 5-of-5 from the field, in Tech’s victory Sunday afternoon. Tech (9-3, 3-0 OVC) begins a two-game road trip Thursday as it takes on Morehead State. Opening tip is set for 4:15 p.m. CT.