Knight Named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Women's basketball sophomore Anna Claire Knight has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for March 6, the league office announced today.
Knight averaged 21.5 points and 6.5 rebounds in a 1-1 week for the Eagles. The sophomore shot 47 percent from the floor and 33 percent from 3-point range. She posted 19 points and four rebounds in a win over UNCG and followed that by matching a career high with 24 points to go along with nine rebounds against Elon. The pre-sport management major currently holds a 3.78 grade point average.
Knight wins the award for the second time this season and is one of three Eagles to earn SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week honors, joining volleyball seniors Kate Van Dyke and Moriah Bellissimo.
The Georgia Southern women's basketball team opens play in the Southern Conference Tournament Friday against Western Carolina at 11:30 a.m. in Kimmel Arena on the campus of UNC Asheville.
Georgia Southern Athletics provides up-to-date information on all its sports through its official website, GSEagles.com, through social media channels facebook.com/GSAthletics and twitter.com/GSAthletics, and its new "Eagles GATA" mobile app for Android and iOS.
- Category: Women's Basketball
- Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2013 10:25