Nashville --- Tennessee State University women's basketball junior Kim Haynes was selected as the adidas® OVC Newcomer of the Week on Monday.
Haynes received the award after averaging 13.5 points and 6.0 rebounds over Tennessee State's two games last week. She shot better than 80 percent from the free-throw line and knocked down four three-pointers.
The 5-7, Guard led Tennessee State with 14 points to go with six rebounds and four assists against Tennessee Tech. She dished out four assists and had one steal against the Golden Eagles.
In the game versus Jacksonville State, Haynes registered 13 points and six rebounds at. She knocked down three triples against the Gamecocks, including the shot that sparked a 17-1 run that helped TSU pick up the win.
A native of Dallas, Texas, Haynes leads team in three-point percentage while ranking third in the OVC. She also leads the team in assists and made triples.
This marks Haynes' first honor of the season.