Player of the Year Transfers to Lady Eagles
STATESBORO, GA Head Coach Rusty Cram has announced the addition of Janay Wilson to the 2009-2010 Georgia Southern women’s basketball roster. Wilson is a 5-8 guard from Warner Robins, Georgia.
Wilson joins the team as a transfer from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). In her freshman season, she was named Freshman Player of the Year, Second Team All-Conference for the Florida Sun Conference and was the Bees’ Defensive Player of the Year. In addition, Wilson set SCAD’s single-season steals record with 116. After finishing the 2008-09 season averaging 11.5 points and 7.1 rebounds, Wilson was named first-team All-Sun Conference, Defensive Player of the Year and the recipient of the Champion of Character Award, an award based on academics and the five core values respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership and sportsmanship.
“Janay is a very quick one-two guard that will bring a great deal of defense to the team. She is a great penetrator and we’re excited about having her. She will be a great addition to the club,” said Cram.
Name Hometown/Previous School
Janay Wilson Warner Robins, GA/(SCAD)
- Category: Women's Basketball
- Published on Friday, 19 June 2009 11:20