Phillips, Meador Earn First A-Sun Women's Hoops Honors

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Hannah Phillips and FGCU's Katie Meador earned the first weekly Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball awards of the 2012-13 season. Phillips scored 21 points against No. 16 Vanderbilt; one point shy of her career high. The Eagle's freshman, Meador, grabbed a double-double in her first collegiate game.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Hannah Phillips, Lipscomb
(Sr. – G – Brentwood, Tenn.– Psychology)
  • First Career Player of the Week award
  • Averaged 18 points for the Bisons in their two games against Gardner Webb and No. 16 Vanderbilt
  • Scored 21 points against the ranked Commodores
  • Recorded team-high 38 minutes a game with 7.5 rebounds; also a team-high
  • Shot 50 percent from behind the arc in the Bisons two games
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Destiny Mitchell (Jr., ETSU) – Netted 26 points on 11-of-15 shooting for the Bucs in their game against High Point
  • Brittany Kennedy (Sr., FGCU) – Recorded 11 points, nine assists, six steals and five rebounds in win over Warner
  • Shanasa Sanders (Sr., Stetson) – Tied a Stetson career-high with 24 points against Hofstra
  • Tee'Ara Copney (Sr., USC Upstate) – Led the Spartans with 16 points against No. 21/18 Purdue on Saturday
  • Bria Young (So., Kennesaw State) – Hit five three-pointers in her seven attempts against Middle Tennessee
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Katie Meador, FGCU
(Fr. – F – Salem, Ill. – Education)
  • First Career Newcomer of the Week award
  • Picked up first career double-double in her first collegiate game against Warner University
  • Tallied 11 points and 12 rebounds in the Eagles 100-31 victory
  • As a freshman, started and played 31 minutes in their season opener
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Chantel Kennedy (Jr., Kennesaw State) – Earned 14 points for the Owls against MTSU
  • Brianna Mcqueen (Fr., ETSU) – Forced two steals in her first collegiate game at High Point
  • Brittany Starling (Fr., USC Upstate) – Grabbed seven points and five rebounds against the Boilermakers
2012-13 Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Player of the Weeks
Date Player of the Week (School)
Newcomer of the Week (School)
Nov. 13 Hannah Phillips (Lipscomb)
Katie Meador (FGCU)

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