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Panthers of the Week: Tiger Booker, Olivia Price

Men’s basketball senior guard, Tiger Booker, scored a career high 33 points against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. (File)

The male Panther of the Week is going to Tiger Booker from the basketball team.

The senior guard from Chicago set a career high 33 points against Southern Illinois University Evansville.

Along with the 84-79 win over the Cougars Tuesday night in Groniger Arena, Booker also recorded five rebounds, four steals and three assists.

Senior pitcher, Olivia Price (6), ended the Alabama State Black and Gold Tournament 2-0 with the Panthers. (File)

The female Panther of the Week is going to Olivia Price from the softball team.

The senior pitcher from Smiths Grove, Kentucky, went 2-0 on the mound during the Alabama State Black and Gold Tournament.

Price helped Eastern beat Alabama State 7-2 in the second game of the doubleheader on Thursday Feb. 29.

Along with Thursday’s win, Price also helped the Panthers secure a 9-1 win over the Bryant University Bulldogs Sunday morning.

 

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.

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