NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After his first two collegiate games, Christian Mekowulu has been named Ohio Valley Conference Co-Freshman of the Week.
In his first game of his career, Mekowulu scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds at Saint Peter’s.
He got the start in the next game against Saint Francis of Brooklyn. He pulled down 12 rebounds, scored four points, and blocked three shots.
Aleksa Jugovic, a guard for Tennessee Tech, was the other Co-Freshman of the Week.
Mekowulu debuted after missing the first five games of the season with a knee injury. He is the first Tiger to win an Ohio Valley Conference award this season.
The Tigers will take on the Pirates from Hampton University on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. at Gentry Center.