Double-Double Week Earn Doss/Southern #ASunWBB Honors

Monday, December 02, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Northern Kentucky's Melody Doss and Lipscomb's Ashley Southern averaged a double-double to collect Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.

Doss earned tournament MVP honors at the Robert Morris Thanksgiving Classic after averaging 18.5 points and 11.5 rebounds in NKU's two victories.

Southern registered two double-doubles in action for the Lady Bisons and ranks in the top-five in the country in rebounds per game this season.

This season, Doss leads the league in scoring (21.1), free throw percentage (.950) and three-point shooting percentage (.565), while Southern leads in rebounding (13.8) and minutes played (37.2).

Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Player of the Week - Dec. 2nd
Quick Bio Accomplishments
Player
  Melody Doss
  Northern Kentucky

• Jr., Forward
• Greenwood, Ind.
• Marketing

    
• Third A-Sun Player of the Week award; third this year
• Captured MVP honors in the Robert Morris Thanksgiving Classic
• Led the Norse to two victories, while averaging a double-double
• Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds in 70-61 win vs. UT Martin
• Tallied her fourth 20+ point game of the year with 23 points vs. UTM
• Went 63.6 percent from behind the arc this week
• Leads the league in scoring (21.1) and free throw percentage (.950)

Stats for the Week: 18.5 PPG, 11.5 RPG, 63.6 3pt pct.
Next NKU Contest: Miami (Ohio); Saturday, Dec. 7th               
Other Nominees: Stephanie Haas, FGCU; Madison Scott, Jacksonville; Kristina Wells, Kennesaw State; Precious Bridges, Mercer

Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Newcomer of the Week - Dec. 2nd
Quick Bio Accomplishments
Player
  Ashley Southern
 Lipscomb

• So.; Forward
• Tuscumbia, Ala
  
• Second Career A-Sun Newcomer of the Week award
• Collected two double-doubles for the Lipscomb this week
• Has five double-doubles in six games played this season
• Pulled down 13.5 rebounds per game for the Lady Bisons
• Ranks in the top-five in the nation in rebounds per game this year
• Averaged 16.5 points per game in two games
• Shot 100 percent from the charity strip with nine free throws

Stats for the Week: 16.5 PPG, 13.5 RPG, 100.0 FT%
Next Lipscomb Contest: Jacksonville State; Saturday, Dec. 14th               
Other Nominees: Deandrea Sawyers, Kennesaw State; Amber Porter, Stetson

2013-14 Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Newcomer of the Week (School)
Nov. 11 Melody Doss (Northern Kentucky) Ashley Southern (Lipscomb)
Nov. 18 Melody Doss (Northern Kentucky) Brianti Saunders (Stetson)
Nov. 25 Sasha Sims (Stetson) Brianti Saunders (Stetson)
Dec. 2 Melody Doss (Northern Kentucky) Ashley Southern (Lipscomb)