Fresno State's Alex Sheedy was named the Mountain West Conference's co-Player of the Year on Monday.
Sheedy ranked fifth in scoring and 10th in rebounding and steals in Mountain West action with 15.8 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game. The senior forward from Australia shot 40.7% from the field, ranking eighth, and was fourth in free-throw percentage at 81.9%. Sheedy tied for third in MW play with five double-doubles.
Bulldogs senior point guard Raven Fox was selected for the conference's Sixth Player of the Year award and freshman center Bego Faz Davalos was named to the All-Freshman team on Monday.
Fox, who was also named to the All-Defense team, came off the bench in 13 of 18 MW games for the Bulldogs, playing an average of 24.7 minutes per game. She averaged 7.8 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 2.6 assists in the supporting role. Fox shot 43.5% from the floor.
Faz Davalos had 70 blocks to break three single-season records in the Mountain West: most blocks in conference play (70), most blocks by a freshman in conference (70) and in a single season (currently at 94). She needs 12 more blocks to break the Mountain West overall single-season record.
Colorado State's Gritt Ryder was the other co-Player of the Year after leading the Rams to their second consecutive MW regular-season title. The senior guard from Denmark averaged 10.3 points in 17 games. She led the league in assist/turnover ratio at 2.3 and was third in MW action with 4.5 assists per game and free-throw percentage (83.3%).
Also receiving individual conference honors were Nevada's Mimi Mungedi (Defensive Player of the Year), Wyoming's Jordan Kelley (Newcomer of the Year) and Utah State's Funda Nakkasoglu (Freshman of the Year).
New Mexico head coach Yvonne Sanchez was announced as this season's Coach of the Year who guided the Lobos to a 14-2 mark over their final 16 regular-season games to finish second in the Mountain West at 14-4.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: MOUNTAIN WEST TOURNAMENT
Tuesday: Fresno State vs. No. 6 Wyoming, 8:30 p.m. at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas
Records: Bulldogs 21-8, 13-5 MW; Cowgirls 16-13, 10-8