first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Abilene Christian’s Dominique Golightly is the Southland Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.Golightly joined the 1,000-point club after a 22-point performance that pushed the Wildcats (6-1) to a 73-63 win at home against Tulsa this past Thursday. Golightly put down an efficient shooting mark, going 9-of-12 from the field and 3-of-6 from three-point range against the Golden Hurricane. She now stands with 1,009 career points.The award marks the first of Golightly’s career.Women’s Basketball Player of the Week – Dominique Golightly, Abilene Christian – Sr. – Guard – Chickasha, Okla.Golightly surpassed 1,000-career points Thursday night in Abilene Christian’s first-ever win over Tulsa, a 73-63 result at home. The ACU senior shot a staggering 75 percent from the field and 50 percent from beyond the arc to push the Wildcats to a 6-1 start. In addition to her offensive output, Golightly concluded the game with three rebounds, two assists, one block and one steal.Honorable Mention: Megan Valdez-Crader, Houston Baptist; Angel Hastings, Lamar; Jasmyn Johnson, Northwestern State; Rachel Harrell, Sam Houston State.Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img

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