Newsome twice decorated for hard work on the court

Newsome twice decorated for hard work on the court

Posted: Friday, January 28, 2011 12:02 am

Martin, Tenn – For her hard work on the court in leading the Lady Skyhawks to a crucial OVC win over Eastern Illinois this past week, Jasmine Newsome earned both OVC Player of the Week and OVC Freshman of the Week honors.

Newsome scored a career-high 35 points and made the game-winning shot Saturday to lead UT Martin to an 80-78 come-from-behind victory over Eastern Illinois. 

She scored 11 points in the Skyhawks’ win over Southeast Missouri. For the week, Newsome shot 52.9 percent from the field to go along with 10 assists and eight steals.

UT Martin defeated Southeast Missouri, 92-62, and Eastern Illinois, 80-78, to extend its home winning streak to 11 games. Freshman Jasmine Newsome scored a career-high 35 points in the win over Eastern Illinois, including hitting the game-winning shot. 

In the win over the Redhwaks, the Skyhawks had 11 players score led by freshman Heather Butler with 17 points. 

wcp 1/27/11

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