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VU's Belmont lauded

Senior point guard recorded a triple-double against Biola.

January 22, 2014
  • Vanguard University's Taylor Belmont, left, recorded a triple-double against Biola last week.
Vanguard University's Taylor Belmont, left, recorded… (DON LEACH, Daily…)

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.

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— From staff reports

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