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Orsillo named ASU Female Athlete of the Week

December 09, 2009

Women's basketball player Danielle Orsillo has been named ASU's Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending December 12th. Her clutch performances against Idaho State and Pepperdine catapulted the Sun Devils, as they went on to capture the ASU Classic. Orsillo and the Sun Devils are now 6-1 on the season as they head into their match-up on Wednesday, December 9th versus North Dakota.

Orsillo was named the MVP of the tournament after averaging 15.5 points, 3.0 assists, and 2.0 steals in ASU's wins over Idaho State and Pepperdine. She matched her season high with 18 points in the win over Idaho State and went over the 1,000 point total for her career. Orsillo hit a scintillating 52.4% (11-21) of her shots over the weekend.