SPARTANBURG, S.C. – ETSU guard Erica Haynes-Overton has been named the Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played Feb. 5-11. The award is selected by the league office.
Haynes-Overton paced the Bucs past Chattanooga, 64-54, in ETSU’s lone contest of the week. Chattanooga (11-12, 6-2 SoCon) is second in the league standings and only had one SoCon loss, to Mercer, who is 8-0 atop the conference, entering the contest in Johnson City, Tennessee.
The sophomore led all scorers with 19 points, marking her seventh straight game amassing double digits in the scoring column. Haynes-Overton dished out a game-high five assists and added four rebounds, one steal and one block.
Haynes-Overton is averaging 16.8 points per game on the year, fourth amongst conference players, and 18.5 points per game in conference play, third best. She leads the conference in steals, averaging 3.5 per contest.
After a three-game homestand, the Bucs (7-17, 5-3 SoCon) head on the road to face Wofford (12-12, 4-5 SoCon) on Thursday, Feb. 14, and Furman (14-10, 6-3 SoCon) on Saturday, Feb. 16.
Also nominated: Celena Taborn (Furman), KeKe Calloway (Mercer), Arianne Whitaker (Chattanooga), Judth Martin Ruiz (Western Carolina) and Chloe Wanink (Wofford).
SoCon Women’s Basketball Players of the Week
Nov. 13 – Chloe Wanink, Wofford, R-Jr.
Nov. 20 – KeKe Calloway, Mercer, Sr.
Nov. 27 – Jackie Carman, Wofford, Fr.
Dec. 4 – KeKe Calloway, Mercer, Sr.
Dec. 11 – Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Sr.
Dec. 18 – Nadine Soliman, UNCG, Jr.
Dec. 24 – Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Sr.
Dec. 31 – Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Sr.
Jan. 8 – Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Sr.
Jan. 15 – Chloe Wanink, Wofford, R-Jr.
Jan. 22 – Lakelyn Bouldin, Chattanooga, Jr.
Jan. 29 – Shannon Titus, Mercer, So.
Feb. 5 – Erica Haynes-Overton, ETSU, So.
Feb. 12 – Erica Haynes-Overton, ETSU, So.
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