JACKSON, Tenn. - 2/14/2006 - Josephine Owino of Union University was named the TranSouth Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Co-Player of the Week for the week ending February 12, 2006. Staci Myers of Freed-Hardeman joined her in this honor.
Owino, a 6-foot-4 freshman from Mombassa, Kenya, helped lead NAIA No. 5 and defending NAIA National Champions Union University to a perfect 3-0 record on the week. In Union's 73-62 win over No. 4 Trevecca, Owino led the team with 23 points, seven rebounds and seven blocks. Owino hit 11-of-16 from the field. In Union's 94-66 win over Lambuth University an injury Owino limited to just a few minutes of action and produced four points, two rebounds and three blocks. For the week Owino hit 13-of-19 (68%) from the field. This is the second time this season that Owino has been selected as the conference player of the week this season.
Union will visit Lyon College (Ark.) on Thursday at 6:00 pm and then will host Brescia University (Ky.) on Saturday at 2:00 pm for homecoming.
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