Ortega named ACCAC Division II Player of the Week

Sophomore forward Christine Ortega (Flowing Wells HS) was named ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Wednesday. She averaged 22 points and nine rebounds in Pima's wins over Phoenix College and Central Arizona College. Photo by Ben Carbajal.
Sophomore forward Christine Ortega (Flowing Wells HS) was named ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Wednesday. She averaged 22 points and nine rebounds in Pima's wins over Phoenix College and Central Arizona College. Photo by Ben Carbajal.

Pima Community College women's basketball player Christine Ortega (Flowing Wells HS) was named the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Division II Player of the Week on Wednesday for the week of Jan. 8-14.

Ortega, a sophomore forward, helped the Aztecs go 2-0 for the week after she averaged 22 points and nine rebounds; which included a 29-point, 12-rebound performance against Central Arizona College.

She has played in 17 games with 14 starts and is averaging 11.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.

The Aztecs fell at Mesa Community College on Wednesday and will return to the West Campus Gymnasium on Saturday against Arizona Western College.

See Ortega's Player of the Week announcement on the ACCAC website