VU's Belmont lauded

Vanguard University senior Taylor Belmont was named Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Week in women's basketball after leading the top-ranked Lions to two conference wins last week.

The 5-foot-5 point guard posted a triple-double in a home win over Biola on Saturday, after producing a double-double in a win over San Diego Christian on Jan. 14.

She had 14 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds in the 87-32 trouncing of Biola, in which she did not commit a turnover.

In the 103-58 rout at San Diego Christian, she had 22 points and 13 assists.

For the week, she averaged 18 points, 13.5 assists 6-5 rebounds and two steals per game.

She was six for six from the field against San Diego Christian and shot 62.5% from the field for the week. She made 15 of 18 foul shots in the two games (83.3%) and she came into the week leading the NAIA in assists per game at seven-plus.

— From staff reports

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