Hatters Sweep #ASunWBB Weekly Awards for Third Time

Monday, December 23, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Stetson collected three wins this week led by Sasha Sims and freshman Amber Porter to earn Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball weekly honors.

Sims provided the offensive spark for the Hatters with an average of 20.0 points per game including 28 points in a win vs. Murray State. Sims garnered MVP honors at the Hatter Classic.

Porter set the defensive presence with an average of 12.0 rebounds per game, 4.7 blocks and two steals per game. Porter posted two double-double performances in the week of action.

Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Player of the Week - Dec. 23rd
Quick Bio Accomplishments
  Sasha Sims

• Sr., Forward
• Fayetteville, Ga.
• Sport Management

• Fourth career A-Sun Player of the Week award; second this season
• Led the Hatters to three wins on the week
• Averaged 20 points per game off of 50 percent shooting
• Tied a career-high with 28 points vs. Murray State
• Went three-for-three from behind the arc vs. Charlotte
• Added four blocks in three games
• Named MVP of the Hatter Classic

Stats for the Week: 20.0 PPG, 1.3 BPG, 53.3 three-point pct.
Next Stetson Contest: at FGCU; Jan. 4th - 7:05 p.m. (ESPN3)               
Other Nominees: Maria Bond, ETSU; Queen Alford, Jacksonville; Ashley Southern, Lipscomb; Destinee Smith, North Florida; Brittany Clency, USC Upstate

Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Newcomer of the Week - Dec. 23rd
Quick Bio Accomplishments
  Amber Porter

• Fr.; Center
• Woodbridge, Va.
• Business/Psychology
• Second Career A-Sun Newcomer of the Week award
• Registered two double-doubles in Stetson's three wins
• Average 12 rebounds per game with 18 rebounds vs. Murray State
• Tied for the second-most rebounds in a game by an A-Sun player this year
• Collected seven blocks and five steals vs. Nicholls State
• Recorded 10.3 points per game playing an average of 25 minutes

Stats for the Week: 12.0 RPG, 4.7 BPG, 2.0 SPG
Next Stetson Contest: at FGCU; Jan. 4th - 7:05 p.m. (ESPN3)               
Other Nominees: Sherranda Reddick, Jacksonville; Danay Fothergill, Lipscomb; Bailey Florin, North Florida; Lauren White, Northern Kentucky; Alex Stanford, USC Upstate

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)
Dec. 9 Brianti Saunders (Stetson) Amber Porter (Stetson)
Dec. 16 Chandler Cooper (Lipscomb) Lauren Bogle (USC Upstate)
Dec. 23 Sasha Sims (Stetson) Amber Porter (Stetson)