Nakai selected ACCAC Player of the Week for a third time

Freshman Jacqulynn Nakai (Coconino HS) was named ACCAC Division II Player of the Week for the third time season. She averaged 16 points, five rebounds and six assists as Pima went 2-0. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum.
Freshman Jacqulynn Nakai (Coconino HS) was named ACCAC Division II Player of the Week for the third time season. She averaged 16 points, five rebounds and six assists as Pima went 2-0. Photo by Stephanie Van Latum.

Pima Community College women's basketball player Jacqulynn Nakai (Coconino HS) earned her third selection as ACCAC Division II Player of the Week on Tuesday for the week of Jan. 22-28.

Nakai, a freshman guard, averaged 16 points and five rebounds, six assists and two steals as the Aztecs went 2-0 with wins over Tohono O'odham Community College and Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Nakai capped off the week with 24 points, seven rebounds and six assists in Saturday's win.

Nakai earned her first honor as player of the week for Nov. 20-26 and had her second nod last week for Jan. 15-21. She has played and started in all 21 games averaging 16.9 points, 6.5 assists, 4.9 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game. She is second in the ACCAC conference in scoring and leads the conference in assists.

The Aztecs play at Glendale Community College on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. and are back at the West Campus on Saturday against Eastern Arizona College.

See Nakai's selection on the ACCAC website