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Santiago Wins Fourth Big West Player of the Week

Santiago Wins Fourth Big West Player of the Week

Senior Kristina Santiago earned her fourth Big West Player of the Week honor this season and her ninth overall.

The Santa Maria native led the team in both points (22) and rebounds (7) in the 76-63 win over UC Irvine last week. In the second contest, Santiago scored 19 points, with 13 of her 19 points coming in the second half to lift the Mustangs over UC Riverside, 69-47. Santiago recorded her 13th double-double going seven-for-eight from the field with 19 points, 11 rebounds, 2 blocks and one steal.

Santiago is ranked nationally in points, rebounds, field-goal percentage and double-doubles. With her performances this week, she also broke into the Big West top 10 for career points with 1,795.