Der earns MWC weekly honors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Boise State sophomore forward Lexie Der has earned Mountain West Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors for games played from Jan. 13-19, 2014. It is the first MW weekly honor for Der.

Sophomore, Forward, Burnaby, B.C., Canada / St. Thomas More HS
Led Boise State to a 2-0 record last week with Conference victories against Nevada (67-64) and at Utah State (71-68).
Averaged 16.0 points and 9.5 rebounds, while shooting 42.3 percent from the field (11-of-26), including 60.0 percent from beyond the arc (3-of-5), and 87.5 percent from the free throw line (7-of-8).
Scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds against the Wolf Pack on Jan. 15. Also had one assist and one steal.
Recorded her third double-double of the season with a team-high 19 points and 11 rebounds against Utah State on Jan. 18. Scored 13 of her points in the second half, including a three-pointer with 25 seconds left to give Boise State the lead for good at 67-66. It was the Broncos first road win of the season.
This is Der's first ever player of the week honor and the second in the last four weeks for Boise State

2013-14 Mountain West Women's Basketball Players of the Week
Nov. 11 - Antiesha Brown, Jr., G, New Mexico
Nov. 18 - Ta'Rea Cunnigan, Jr., G, San Jos State
Nov. 25 - Jennifer Schlott, Sr., G, Utah State
Dec. 2 - Cierra Warren, Sr., C, San Diego State
Dec. 9 - Sam Martin, Sr., F, Colorado State
Dec. 16 - Moriah Faulk, So., G, Fresno State
Dec. 23 - Jennifer Schlott, Sr., G, Utah State
Dec. 30 - Miquelle Askew, So., C, Boise State
Jan. 6 - Bree Farley, Sr., G, Fresno State
Jan. 13 - Sara Halasz, Sr., G, New Mexico
Jan. 20 - Lexie Der, So., F, Boise State