Nashville, Tenn. --- Tennessee State University women's basketball player Rachel Allen was named the Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the week on Tuesday.
Allen, a native of Clarksville, Tenn., averaged 12.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.0 steals to help the Lady Tigers go 2-0 last week.
In two games the 5-5 guard shot 73 percent from the field. She recorded 18 points, three assists and three steals to lead Tennessee State to a win over Lipscomb.
She tallied seven points on 3-of-4 shooting, including hitting a three-pointer, against Cumberland. She also notched four assists and one steal in 23 minutes of play.