Paul George Named GoBulldogs.com Athlete Of The Week

    Dec. 30, 2009



    Paul George

    Paul George, a sophomore guard/forward, averaged 21.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals along with a perfect 4 for 4 clip from the free throw line to lead Fresno State in its holiday road trip. George started the week with his second-highest scoring performance of his career with 28 points on the road at Montana. He also tallied 10 rebounds for his ninth career double-double and third of the season. George continued his strong defense as he improved his steals per game average with three steals and ranked eighth in the nation in the category in the latest official NCAA statistics release. He tied a career-high with six 3-pointers on ten attempts (60%). Later in the week, George added 15 more points, nine rebounds and tied a career-high with five assists. On the week, he shot 55.2 percent from the field and 47% from beyond the 3-point line. The sophomore, who has started in all 47 games for the Bulldogs in the past two seasons, has reached double figures in scoring in all but one of Fresno State's 13 games this season and averages 17.4 points and 8.2 rebounds in non-conference action. .

    Other nominee: Hayley Munro (Women's Basketball)

    2009-10 Athletes of the Week:

  • December 21 - Steven Shepp
  • December 14 - Jaleesa Ross
  • December 7 - Devan Cunningham
  • November 30 - Jaleesa Ross
  • November 25 - Brittney Vogel
  • November 18 - Greg Smith
  • November 9 - Anastasia Petukhova
  • November 3 - Ryan Matthews
  • October 26 - Kaitlyn Revel
  • October 19 - Ryan Matthews
  • October 13 - Desia Dunn
  • October 6 - Roxanne Sellick
  • September 28 - Christa Beezley
  • September 21 - Ryan Matthews
  • September 14 - Claudia Cardenas
  • September 8 - Allanah Munson
  • August 31 - Bhavik Patel
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  • May 18 - Latrisha Jordan
  • May 11 - Morgan Melloh
  • May 4 - Grant Doverspike
  • April 27 - Brooke Phipps
  • April 20 - Sharon Ayala
  • April 13 - Morgan Melloh
  • April 6 - Morgan Melloh
  • Mar. 30 - Derek Benny
  • Mar. 23 - Latrisha Jordan
  • Mar. 16 - Sharon Ayala
  • Mar. 9 - Jaleesa Ross
  • Mar. 2 - Heidi Gjoen
  • Feb. 23 - Michelle Moses
  • Feb. 17 - Sharon Ayala
  • Feb. 9 - Morgan Melloh
  • Feb. 2 - Anastasia Petukhova
  • Jan. 26 - Jennifer Jory
  • Jan. 20 - Grace Wiesmann
  • Jan. 12 - Blair Hopkins
  • Jan. 5 - Bailey Amundsen
  • Dec. 8 - Heidi Gjoen
  • Dec. 2 - Marnique Arnold
  • Nov. 24 - Bailey Amundsen
  • Nov. 17 - Erick Garcia
  • Nov. 10 - Anastasia Petukhova and Renata Kucerkova
  • Nov. 3 - Ali Sill
  • Oct. 27 - Kevin Goessling
  • Oct 20 - Melanie Gloria
  • Oct 13 - Lonyae Miller
  • Oct 6 - Rikus de Villiers
  • Sept 29 - Ryan Mathews
  • Sept 22 - Lauren Berger
  • Sept 15 - Ben Jacobs
  • Sept 10 - Erick Garcia
  • Sept 22 - Lauren Berger
  • Sept 15 - Ben Jacobs
  • Sept 10 - Erick Garcia
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