KU’s Ioanna Chatzileonti named Big 12 Freshman of the Week

Freshman Ioanna Chatzileonti was named the Big 12 Freshman of the Week following the first two games of her collegiate career.

Chatzileonti, a 6-2 forward from Athens, Greece, averaged 10.5 points and 8.0 rebounds to help the KU women’s basketball team start 2-0 on the year. Leading all freshmen in the Big 12, Chatzileonti turned in 21 points and 16 rebounds in the opening week of the season.

Against Northern Colorado, Chatzileonti went 7-of-8 from the field to score 15 points in the season opener. In the win over Texas A&M Corpus-Christi, Chatzileonti collected a team-high 15 rebounds (12 defensive) to go along with 6 points and four blocks.

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