Saint Joseph's Cloud Named A-10 Co-Player of the Week

PHILADELPHIA - Averaging 15 points, 8.5 rebounds and 8.5 assists per game and leading Saint Joseph's women's basketball team to wins over George Washington and Dayton, junior guard Natasha Cloud has been named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.


At George Washington on Wednesday, Cloud had a game-high nine assists and added nine points and seven rebounds in a 75-69 over the Colonials. In Sunday's win against Dayton, Cloud matched her career-high with 21 points, hitting 5-of-11 from the field, including a pair of three-pointers and 9-of-10 from the foul line to go with eight rebounds and eight assists in the 75-63 victory.


Selected to the 2014 Nancy Lieberman Award Watch List for top point guard in the nation, Cloud is  averaging a career-high 11.5 points per game, while ranking second nationally in assists at 8.1 per contest. Starting 19 games for the Hawks, she also is leading SJU in steals (34) and is currently second in rebounding at 6.3 rebounds per contest.


Cloud, who previously earned A-10 weekly honors on December 9, shares this week's award with La Salle's Alicia Cropper.

Saint Joseph's (16-4, 5-2 Atlantic 10) returns to action Wednesday when it hosts Saint Louis at 7 p.m.

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