SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Courtney Freeman, a senior guard for the Mountaineers, has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for December 5, the league office announced today.

Freeman became the 22nd player in Appalachian State history to score 1,000 career points when she poured in 24 in a win over Georgia Southern on Monday. She also added nine rebounds in the win and shot 10-of-10 from the charity stripe. The senior also scored 24 points on 10-of-20 shooting and had eight rebounds in an overtime win against Xavier on November 30.

The Carlton, Ga., native holds a 3.79 GPA in Health Care Management and is on track to graduate in December. Freeman plans to continue on with her MBA studies.

Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week
Sept. 5: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman
Sept. 12: Nathan Wanuch, Cross Country, Chattanooga
Sept. 19: Carson Smith, Football, The Citadel
Sept. 26: Kate Van Dyke, Volleyball, Georgia Southern
Oct. 3: Lauren Hein, Women's Soccer, UNCG
Oct. 10: Julia Singley, Women's Soccer, Davidson
Oct. 17: Rachel Woodlee, Volleyball, Wofford
Oct. 24: Laura Greb, Women's Soccer, Western Carolina
Oct. 31: Paul Chelimo, Cross Country, UNCG
Nov. 7: Clark Sechrest, Football, Western Carolina
Nov. 14: Moriah Bellissimo, Volleyball, Georgia Southern
Nov. 21: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman
Nov. 28: Kayla Christopher, Women's Basketball, Chattanooga
Dec. 5: Courtney Freeman, Women's Basketball, Appalachian State