Basketball

Humboldt State players among national stat leaders

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Photo by HSU Athletics – Senior Tyra Turner is closing in on the all-time assists record at HSU.

Humboldt State’s Alexia Thrower and Tyra Turner are each among the national stat leaders in Division-II women’s basketball this season.

Thrower is 10th in the nation in scoring average with 21.4 points a game, as well as 24th with 200 total rebounds and 37th in rebounding average with 9.5 a game.

The talented Jacks senior also leads the California Collegiate Athletic Association, Thrower in scoring and is second in rebounding and third in field goal percentage.

Heading into this week’s games against Cal Poly Pomona and CS San Bernardino at Lumberjack Arena, Thrower has 928 career points and 478 career rebounds, and is 21 points from moving into 10th place all-time at HSU.

Turner, meanwhile, is 27th in the nation with 4.9 assists per game and second in the CCAA in total assists (93).

For her career, Turner has scored 1,087 points and dished out 478 assists and is currently seventh on HSU’s all-time scoring list and second in assists. 

Turner is just 33 assists from moving past Trina Dukes into first place on that coveted list.

As a team, the Lumberjacks are fourth in the nation in fewest turnovers per game.

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