Sneed, Adams Take Down A-Sun Women's Hoops Awards

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

MACON, Ga. – Jacksonville's Tracie Sneed and FGCU's Betsy Adams captured the Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball weekly honors, announced Tuesday by the league office.

Sneed racked up a career-high 28 points in a win vs. Savannah State to tie for the second-most points in the Dolphins program history, while Adams guided the Eagles to a road win against Virginia Tech with 19 points.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Tracie Sneed, Jacksonville
(Sr. – F – Jacksonville, Fla. – Sociology)
  • First Career Player of the Week award
  • Set a career-best with 28 points in 12-point win vs. Savannah State
  • Her 28 points tied for the second-best single game effort in JU history
  • Shot 8-of-11 from the field and 9-of-10 on free throws
  • Hit 3-of-4 three pointers; added four rebounds and two steals
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Brianna McQueen (Fr., ETSU) – Posted 12 points with five assists at LSU
  • Sarah Hansen (Jr., FGCU) – Tallied 19 points and six rebounds in seven-point win at Virginia Tech
  • Shanasa Sanders (Sr., Stetson) – Poured in 18 points, nine rebounds and three steals in win at FAU
  • Tee'Ara Copney (Sr., USC Upstate) – Scored season-high 22 points vs. High Point with five rebounds
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Betsy Adams, FGCU
(Sr. – G – Monticello, Ind. – Business Administration)
  • First Career Newcomer of the Week award
  • Posted a game-high 19 points in FGCU's win at Virginia Tech, 63-56
  • Hit four of seven three-point attempts and 5-of-6 free throws
  • Added three rebounds in 35 minutes of action
  • Marked FGCU's sixth win vs. a BCS conference opponent in last three seasons
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Briona Brown (Fr., Jacksonville) – Posted a double-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds; added four steals and four blocks
2012-13 Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Newcomer of the Week (School)
Nov. 13 Hannah Phillips (Lipscomb)
Katie Meador (FGCU)
Nov. 20 Sarah Hansen (FGCU)
Chelsea Mason (Kennesaw State)
Nov. 27 Victoria McGowan (Stetson)
Briona Brown (Jacksonville)
Dec. 4 Destiny Mitchell (ETSU)
Chelsea Mason (Kennesaw State)
Dec.11 Precious Bridges (Mercer)
Christine Roush (Northern Kentucky)
Dec.18 Tracie Sneed (Jacksonville)
Betsy Adams (FGCU)

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