High praise for Carleton

Chatham-Kent’s Bridget Carleton, seen here on the hard court at the St. Clair College Healthplex, was named the Big 12 Conference’s Player of the Year recently. Carleton plays for the Iowa State Cyclones.

Being named the Big 12 Conference’s Player of the Year could be the crown jewel of a storied career for Chatham-Kent’s Bridget Carleton during here time playing guard for the Iowa State women’s basketball team.

Carleton, a senior guard, recently received the accolades.

According to previously published reports, Carleton’s play has made her one of the best players in Cyclones’ history. She’s second on the school’s all-time scoring list.

She’s also the first Cyclone to win the Player of the Year honours.

The award is voted on by the league coaches.

Carleton leads the league in a number of categories, including scoring, steals and free-throw percentage. She’s also in the top five in rebounding and assists.

On six different occasions this season, Carleton earned Big 12 Player of the Week accolades.




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