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Panthers of the Week: Jordan Booker, Christina Martinez Mundo

Senior guard Jordan “Tiger” Booker scored 20 points in the 71-63 loss against the Kansas Jayhawks on Tuesday evening. (File)

The male Panther of the Week is going to Jordan “Tiger” Booker from the men’s basketball team.

The senior guard from Chicago scored 20 points against the number one ranked Kansas Jayhawks on Tuesday evening at the Allen Fieldhouse in Lawerence, KS.

Booker also ended the game with two assists as the Panthers were just short of upsetting the Jayhawks 71-63.

In Saturday’s 112-50 win over the University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis Eutectics, Booker recorded 11 points, six assists and four rebounds.

Senior libero Christina Martinez Mundo led the Panthers with 17 digs in the 3-0 loss against the Marquette Golden Eagles in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. (File)

The female Panther of the Week is going to Christina Martinez Mundo from the volleyball team.

The libero/defensive specialist from San Juan, Puerto Rico recorded 17 digs in the Panthers’ 3-0 loss to the Marquette Golden Eagles in the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament in Holloway Gymnasium in West Lafayette, IN.

Martinez Mundo also recorded three assists in the game.

Before the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament, Martinez Mundo was named as an All-Ohio Valley Conference First Team player.

Zaria Flippin can be reached at 581-2812 or [email protected].

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Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
Zaria Flippin is a junior sports media relations major. This is her first year at The News.
Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief
Rob Le Cates is a junior journalism major. He previously served as summer editor-in-chief, photo editor and assistant photo editor at The News.

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