Dec 14, 2009 4:59 PM by Andrew Masuda

Santiago scores first BWC award of the season

Santa Maria native Kristina Santiago scores her first Big West Conference player of the week award of the season and third of her career.
The Cal Poly junior made a career high 12 field goals and posted the third-highest field goal percentage of her career (.800) in the Lady Mustangs' 73-52 win over San Francisco.
Santiago led all scorers in the game with 25 points as well as a team-high eight rebounds. She helped Cal Poly to its first win at San Francisco since Dec. 15, 1981 and second all-time.

Santiago's 12 field goals were the most in a single game by a Mustang in more than two seasons. Her 25 points led all players and the eight rebounds tallied were a team best.

The win improved Cal Poly to 4-3 this season and was the first of four-straight road games for the Lady Mustangs.
The Righetti High graduate leads all Big West players with 19.1 points per game.
Cal Poly returns to action Wednesday at Eastern Washington.


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