APSU Women’s Basketball
Nashville, TN – Senior Brooke Faulkner of the Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team was named to the Ohio Valley Conference’s All-Tournament team, the league announced, Saturday, following the tournament’s conclusion.
Faulkner, of Cynthiana, KY, finished the tournament averaging 14.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in tournament play. She becomes the 16th Lady Govs player to receive OVC All-Tournament recognition.
Faulkner scored 20 points and handed out four assists in APSU’s first-round victory against Murray State. She followed that with 16 points and seven rebounds in a quarterfinal victory against Eastern Illinois. Faulkner closed the tournament with seven points, four rebounds and three assists in Austin Peay’s semifinal loss to Tennessee Tech.
UT Martin defeated Tennessee Tech, 82-76, for its first-ever women’s basketball tournament crown. The Skyhawks Jasmine Newsome was named the tournament’s “Most Valuable Player” and led the all-tournament squad. She was joined on the team by UT Martin’s Heather Butler, Tennessee Tech’s Tacarra Hayers, Morehead State’s Chynna Bozeman and Faulkner.