Eastern Kentucky University junior guard A’Queen Hayes was chosen as the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Co-Newcomer of the Week, the league announced today. This marks the second-straight week Hayes has claimed the award.

In two road games last week, Hayes averaged 13 points a contest while grabbing 6.5 rebounds per game. She also came away with two steals a night.

Hayes scored a game-high 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the Colonels 62-45 loss to Akron on Nov. 22. She also managed to come away with a career-best three steals.

In Eastern’s 64-53 loss to Cincinnati on Nov. 25, the redshirt junior scored 10 points, pulled down four boards, and dished out three assists.

The Colonels will be action tonight, when they take on Ohio University in McBrayer Arena. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET.

— www.EKUSports.com —

Kevin Britton
Assistant Athletics Director for Communications & Branding

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