SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Western Carolina’s Onno Steger has been named the General Shale Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for all competition from Jan.30-Feb.5.
Steger averaged 25.5 points, 9.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game and went 9-for-18 behind the 3-point line in the Catamounts games against Chattanooga and Samford this past week. He recorded a career-high 30 points against the Mocs on Thursday while making 14 of 15 free throw attempts. Steger than recorded his first double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds on Saturday against the Bulldogs. Earlier this week, the Upper Arlington, Ohio, native was named the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
Steger, a junior forward, currently holds a 3.467 grade point average and is a finance and innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship major with a minor in economics.
The Catamounts are set to take on Furman on Thursday before traveling to Spartanburg, South Carolina, on Saturday, to take on Wofford.
Also nominated for SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week: Ben Varghese (ETSU men’s track and field), Ryan Resnick (Chattanooga wrestling), Cassidy Williams (Samford women’s basketball) and Storm Murphy (Wofford men’s basketball).
General Shale SoCon Student-Athletes of the Week
Sept. 5 Alexa Frankeny, Western Carolina, Women’s Soccer
Sept. 12 Bryce Nunnelly, Chattanooga, Football
Sept. 19 Catie Cronister, Wofford, Volleyball
Sept. 26 Sarah Connolly, ETSU, Women’s Soccer
Oct.3 Tee Mitchell, Mercer, Football
Oct. 10 Abigail Veit, Western Carolina, Volleyball
Oct. 17 Harris Roberts, Furman, Football
Oct. 24 Allison Penner, UNCG, Volleyball
Oct. 31 Savannah Carnahan, Furman, Cross Country
Nov. 7 Heida Ragney Vidarsdottir, UNCG, Women’s Soccer
Nov. 14 Jake Huffine, Chattanooga, Wrestling
Nov. 21 Savannah Carnahan, Furman Cross Country
Nov. 28 Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Women’s Basketball
Dec. 5 Kelsi Hobbs, Samford, Volleyball
Dec. 12 Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Women’s Basketball
Dec. 19 Nadine Soliman, UNCG, Women’s Basketball
Dec. 26 Jake Huffine, Chattanooga, Wrestling
Jan. 2 Zane Najdawi, The Citadel, Men’s Basketball
Jan. 9 Mladen Armus, ETSU, Men’s Basketball
Jan. 16 Ben Varghese, ETSU, Men’s Indoor Track and Field
Jan. 23 Andrew Morgan, Campbell, Wrestling
Jan. 30 Nadine Soliman, UNCG, Women’s Basketball
Feb. 6 Onno Steger, Western Carolina, Men’s Basketball