USA South Athletes of the Week - Dec. 13, 2010
Players of the Week
Basketball Player of the Week
Tanner Carnes, Methodist - The senior forward from Ayden, North Carolina led the Monarchs to a 75-72 win over Maryville in the team's only contest last week by tallying a double-double of 28 points and ten rebounds. He also added one assist and one steal in the victory. Also Nominated: Keith Crump, Ferrum.
Player of the Week
Chelsie Schweers, Christopher Newport - The Chesapeake, Virginia senior guard nailed seven three-pointers to lead the Captains to an 84-68 win over USA South foe Meredith in the team's only action last week. Schweers scored a game-high 33 points to go along with six rebounds, five assists and five steals. Additionally, Schweers knocked down her 300th career three-pointer, becoming just one of 14 players in NCAA Div. III history to do so. Also Nominated: Jackie Lyles, Methodist; Megan Rahn, Meredith; Nikki Wilborn, Greensboro.
Rookies of the Week
Rookie of the Week
Bryan Hockaday, Methodist - The Staten Island, New York freshman forward helped the Monarchs to a 75-72 win over Maryville in the team's only contest last week by scoring 12 points in 12 minutes played. He also added five rebounds and two blocks in the victory.
Rookie of the Week
Chevena Pickard, Greensboro - The Greensboro, North Carolina freshman guard helped The Pride to a 2-0 record versus USA South competition last week by averaging 12.5 points, 3.5 steals, 3.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest. In an 87-42 win over Mary Baldwin, Pickard contributed nine points, two steals, one rebound and one assist. In a 67-48 victory over Shenandoah, Pickard totaled 16 points, five rebounds, five steals and two assists. Also Nominated: Tia Perry, Christopher Newport.
PLEASE NOTE: At least half of the teams in a sport must have competed within the previous week for honors to be awarded.