Marshall and Fagbenle Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week|
Nov. 30, 2015
LOS ANGELES – Freshman cornerback Iman Marshall and women’s basketball forward Temi Fagbenle were each named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week for the week of Nov. 23-29, on Monday, Nov. 30.
USC CREDIT UNION MEN’S STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Marshall continued to control the secondary in the fourth quarter with his second interception of the game to clinch the USC victory. Marshall is now tied with a team-leading three interceptions on the season. Up next, the Trojans face No. 7 Stanford in the Pac-12 championship game in Santa Clara, Calif., on Saturday (Dec. 5) at 4:45 p.m. PT.
Also nominated for men’s student-athlete of the week: Bennie Boatwright (basketball).
USC CREDIT UNION WOMEN’S STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
In the finale against Iona, Fagbenle registered her third straight double-digit game with 16 points as the Trojans continued their hot start to the season with the 76-56 victory at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. Now at 6-0 on the season, USC has matched its best season start since 1993-94. After a successful effort on the road, USC will play its next six games at home, beginning with a Friday (Dec. 4) clash against Southern Utah at 5 p.m. at the Lyon Center. On Sunday (Dec. 6), USC gets back to the Galen Center for a 2 p.m. matchup against UNLV.
Also nominated for women’s student-athlete of the week: Samantha Bricio (volleyball).
The USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week are voted on by the student assistants and Sports Information Directors of the USC Sports Information Office. Nominations are compiled and distributed for voting by Alec Koondel. Student assistant voters include, Andrew McKagan, Tera Novy, Carlene Jones, Kiia Brantley, Dru Chavez, Rachel Dobrin, Meagan Manahan and Brett Warner.