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Leavitt named College Sports Madness Mid-Major Player of the Week

Texas State Women's Basketball
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

After beginning Sun Belt play with 56 points in two road victories, College Sports Madness honored Texas State senior guard Toshua Leavitt with its Mid-Major Player of the Week award.

The Nixa, Mo. native began the week pouring in a team-high 21 points in a 64-52 victory over Georgia Southern in Statesboro, Georgia last Thursday. The conference’s all-time career 3-pointers leader followed it up with a career-high 35-point performance Saturday in which she shot 9-14 behind the arc and led the Bobcats to a 69-60 win over Georgia State in Atlanta.

Leavitt’s 35 points were the most by any Sun Belt player in a single game this season. She leads the league with 18.8 points per game and 57 made 3s. Texas State’s 2-0 record against Sun Belt competition is the best start for the team since the 2014-15 season.

“Awarding Toshua with the Mid-Major Player of the Week honor is a testament to her hard work in her senior season,” head coach Zenarae Antoine said. “Toshua would be the first to say that her award is a shared award with her teammates. It is a great day to be a Bobcat!”

The Bobcats (7-7, 2-0 Sun Belt) will return home to host Coastal Carolina (8-5, 0-2) this Thursday at 7 p.m. and Appalachian State (7-6, 1-1) on Saturday at 2 p.m. inside Strahan Arena.