Mississippi Valley State senior guard/forward De'Kisha Fondon has been named SWAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her performance in the first place Devilettes' two wins this week.
The Water Valley, Miss. native was a key part of the Devilette's rise to the top of the SWAC standings, averaging 13.5 points, five rebounds, 2.5 assists and four steals per contest. She hit nearly 67% of her shots, knocking down 10-of-15 fieldgoal attempts. She was also 4-for-8 from 3-point range and 3-for-4 from the freethrow line.
Her statistics were nearly identical in both games. In the win over Alcorn State, Fondon scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and had five steals. She also had five rebounds against Southern, while scoring 11 points with three steals. She shot .667 and was 2-for-4 from downtown in both games.