Balogun Named ACC Rookie of the Week

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech women’s basketball freshman guard Elizabeth Balogun earned her first Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week honor after leading the Yellow Jackets past Kennesaw State this past weekend.

Balogun, who has earned the start in all 10 contests, scored a team-high 15 points against the Owls helped by a 3-for-5 effort from three-point range. The freshman also secured a career-best eight rebounds, six coming on the defensive end, to come up just short of her first collegiate double-double. She finished the contest with three blocks, a personal-best, and dished out three assists.

On the season, Balogun is second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.2 points per game. She is tied for second on the team in assists (20) and blocks (11).

The Jackets are back in action this week, heading to the West Palm Invitational in West Palm Beach, Fla., where they will face Seton Hall (Dec. 20) and Dayton (Dec. 21).

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Balogun Named ACC Rookie of the Week
January 20, 2019 Tech Knocks Off No. 12 Syracuse, 65-55

Georgia Tech women’s basketball led by Kierra Fletcher and Elizabeth Balogun

Balogun Named ACC Rookie of the Week
January 20, 2019 Photos: Women's Basketball vs. Syracuse

January 20, 2019 - Georgia Tech Women's Basketball 65, Syracuse 55. (Photos by Danny Karnik)