Chris Hawkins-Mast Named Student-Athlete of the Week

Chris Hawkins-Mast Named Student-Athlete of the Week

CORPUS CHRISTI – Texas A&M - Corpus Christi men's basketball player Chris Hawkins-Mast has been named the Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Hawkins-Mast earned the award following his performance last week.

The Islanders' lone senior had a strong week after exams, averaging 18.5 points and 6.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in the team's two games.

Against West Virginia, Hawkins-Mast scored a career-high 22 points on 6-of-12 shooting and an 8-of-10 performance at the line to go along with five boards. In the South Alabama game, the Washington, D.C., native scored 15 points and added eight rebounds and three assists.

On the season, he has five games in double figures and is averaging 11.9 points per contest.

Hawkins-Mast and the men's basketball will be in action this Thursday, Dec. 22, and Friday, Dec. 23, at the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic. The team faces Bethune-Cookman on Thursday at 2 p.m., with a game against either Kennesaw State or Tennessee Tech rounding out the event on Friday.

Keep up-to-date with each week to see who is named the Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi. Also, for the latest information, follow Islanders Athletics on Twitter (@Go_Islanders) and Facebook (Islanders Athletics). 


2011-12 Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:


9-7-11: Jessica Korda, Volleyball

9-13-11: Brooke Alverson, Volleyball

9-20-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country

9-27-11: Aurelien Tave, Men's Tennis

10-4-11: Isabella Arcidiacono, Volleyball

10-11-11: Nikki Dunn, Women's Golf

10-18-11: Ryann White, Women's Golf; Micah Nolan, Volleyball

10-25-11: Logen Bourque, Volleyball

11-1-11: Logen Bourque, Volleyball

11-8-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country

11-15-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country

11-23-11: Myeisha Myles, Women's Basketball

11-29-11: Myron Dempsey, Men's Basketball

12-6-11: Alisa Roberts, Women's Basketball

12-20-11: Chris Hawkins-Mast, Men's Basketball