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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

Tiffani Couisnard is this week's Student-Athlete of the Week
Tiffani Couisnard is this week's Student-Athlete of the Week

Jan. 14, 2013


Student-Athlete of the Week

Week of January 1-7

Senior Tiffani Couisnard (Women’s Basketball) has a 3.72 GPA in psychology. Couisnard, a native of Houston, averaged 11 points and 12 rebounds last week as the Golden Hurricane opened up Conference USA play. Against UTEP last Wednesday, Couisnard tallied 14 points and seven rebounds as TU fell to UTEP 71-64. Against Rice on Sunday, Couisnard recorded a career-high 17 rebounds in front of a hometown crowd. She also chipped in eight points, four steals and two blocks.

Last Week’s Results


Lost to Marshall 79-61 (Shaquille Harrison, Rashad Ray and James Woodard all scored in double figures, but Tulsa fell at Conference USA foe Marshall, 79-61, Wednesday evening. Harrison and Woodard each scored 12 points, while Ray tallied 11 points to lead the Golden Hurricane. Harrison chipped in five assists and three steals, while Kauri Black picked up five steals for TU.) 

Took Down Rice 64-51 (Tulsa outscored the Rice Owls by 20 points in the second half to capture a 64-51 victory on Sunday at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Freshman guard Shaquille Harrison scored 12 of his game-high 14 points in the second half, while also leading the Hurricane with eight rebounds, five steals and four assists. Junior Pat Swilling, Jr. finished the game with 12 points and four rebounds, while senior Kauri Black had 10 points and six rebounds. The Hurricane out-rebounded the Owls 36 to 21 and finished the game shooting 52.8-percent from the field.)


Fell to UTEP 71-64 (Tulsa had three players score in double digits, but it wasn't enough as the Golden Hurricane dropped a 71-64 decision to UTEP on Wednesday night at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Taleya Mayberry had a team-leading 21 points, five assists and a block in 34 minutes on the court. Tiffani Couisnard and Kadan Brady each added 14 points, while Loren McDaniel pulled down a team-high nine rebounds. Jessica McQuin picked up two steals in the contest.)

Lost to Rice 56-53 ( Rice outlasted the Tulsa women's basketball team and earned a 56-53 win on Sunday afternoon at the Tudor Fieldhouse in Houston, Texas. Taleya Mayberry scored a team-leading 17 points, while Kelsee Grovey added 12 and Tiffani Couisnard had eight. Couisnard pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds, and picked up a game-high four steals and two blocks in front of her hometown crowd. Mayberry also registered nine rebounds and four assists.)



Upcoming Schedule


Wednesday, January 16     M. Basketball       UTEP*                                  Reynolds Center            7:05 pm


Thursday, January 17        W. Basketball      Marshall*                             Reynolds Center            7:00 pm


Friday, January 18             M. Tennis             Washington                         Case Tennis Center        5:00 pm


Saturday, January 19          M. Basketball        at Tulane* (CST)                    New Orleans, La.              1:00 pm

                                         Indoor Track          at Kansas State Invitational     Manhattan, Kan.               All Day


Sunday, January 20           W. Tennis            UALR                                   Case Tennis Center        8:30 am

                                         M. Tennis             Texas                                   Case Tennis Center        1:00 pm

                                         W. Tennis            Oral Roberts                        Case Tennis Center        5:00 pm

                                         W. Basketball        at East Carolina*                    Greenville, N.C.               12 noon


Wednesday, January 23      M. Basketball        at Houston*                           Houston, Texas                7:00 pm


Thursday, January 24        W. Basketball      UCF*                                   Reynolds Center            7:00 pm


Friday, January 25              Indoor Track          at Razorback Invitational         Fayetteville, Ark.             All Day

                                         Indoor Track          UW Invitational                      Seattle, Wash.                 All Day


Saturday, January 26         M. Basketball       Southern Miss*                    Reynolds Center            3:05 pm

                                         M. Tennis              vs. North Carolina                  Champaign, Ill.                 2:00 pm

                                         W. Tennis             vs. Clemson                         Tuscaloosa, Ala.               TBA

                                         Indoor Track          UW Invitational                      Seattle, Wash.                 All Day


Sunday, January 27           W. Basketball      SMU*                                   Reynolds Center            2:00 pm

                                         M. Tennis              vs. Illinois/Tennessee             Champaign, Ill.                 TBA

                                         W. Tennis             vs. Alabama/Memphis            Tuscaloosa, Ala.               TBA


* = Conference USA event


Tulsa Student-Athlete of the Week Winners

August 20 – Katie Bykowski (Women’s Soccer)

August 27 – Claire Nicholson (Women’s Soccer)

September 4 – Jessica Adams (Women’s Volleyball)

September 11 – Derrick Luetjen (Football)

September 18 – Sarah Macpherson (Cross Country)

September 24 – Mark Pais (Men’s Soccer)

October 1 – Chris O’Hare (Cross Country)

October 8 – Trent Dupy (Football)

October 15 – Andrew Heyes (Cross Country)

October 22 – Sam Vickers (Women’s Tennis)

October 29 – Rebecca Handley and Stephanie Aitken (Women’s Soccer)

November 5 – Jamie Roloff (Women’s Rowing)

November 12 – Matt Boullt (Men’s Soccer)

November 19 – Diana Silva (Women’s Volleyball)

November 26 – Jared St. John (Football)

December 3 – Thomas Roberson (Football)

December 10 – Tiffani Couisnard (Women’s Basketball)

January 2 – Derrick Jackson (Football)

January 7 – Ashley Clark (Women’s Basketball)

January 14 – Tiffani Couisnard (Women’s Basketball)