Monday, February 14, 2011

Darling Earns Seventh OVC Newcomer Award

Tennessee Tech junior center Brittany Darling has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week, for her efforts last week against Murray State and UT Martin. The honor was announced Monday by the OVC office. A transfer student out of Owens (Ohio) Community College, this is the seventh time Darling has been named the OVC Newcomer of the Week. Back in December, Darling was named the Newcomer of the Week four consecutive weeks. Darling started the week with 11 points and six rebounds against Murray State. She followed up with 12 points and 11 rebounds against UT Martin, en route to her fifth career double-double. Tech (19-5, 13-2 OVC) hosts Tennessee State Thursday. Opening tip is set for 5:30 p.m.