December 17, 2001 11:00 pm

Eastern Oregons Brooke Sellards has been named the Cascade Collegiate Conference player of the week for her performance at last weeks Las Vegas Invitational.

During two wins over St. Francis (Ill.) and Iowa Wesleyan, Sellards scored 45 points and grabbed 20 rebounds. She also contributed four assists, three steals and two blocked shots. She shot 54 percent from the field, including 6-for-15 from 3-point range.

Sellards, a 5-foot-9 senior forward, leads the conference in scoring with 18 points per game and is third in rebounding at 7.9 per game.

The Mountaineers (7-1) are off until Dec. 28, when they travel to Portland to face Warner Pacific in the conference opener for both teams. Easterns first home game is Dec. 30 against Walla Walla.