The following is a press release courtesy of Iowa State athletics communications.
IRVING, Texas – Freshman guard Ashley Joens collected her first Big 12 Freshman of the Week honor of the season, the league announced Monday. Joens earned Co-Freshman honors with Christianna Carr from Kansas State.
Joens led Iowa State with a career-high and team-high 25 points against the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday. Iowa State toppled OU, 104-78. She also added four rebounds and two assists. Joens went 8-of-13 from the floor and netted a career-high six 3-pointers, going 6-of-10 from beyond the arc.
Joens is Iowa State’s second-leading scorer, averaging 12.2 points and ISU’s third-leading rebounder, averaging 4.6 per game. Joens has started all 18 games this season for the Cyclones.
Iowa State is back in action on Wednesday, Jan. 23 when it takes on No. 2 Baylor at 7 p.m. on FSSW.