Nelson, Copney and Bowling Nab Atlantic Sun Weekly Honors

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

MACON, Ga. - Belmont's Haley Nelson and USC Upstate's Tee'Ara Copney split the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week Honors, while Cara Bowling takes home the Newcomer of the Week award, announced the league office on Tuesday. Nelson recorded her ninth and tenth double-doubles of the season, Copney grabbed a career-high eight steals against Lipscomb; while Bowling recorded a career-high 16 points against Belmont.

Haley Nelson, Belmont
(Sr.. – Center –Scottsboro, Ala. – Early Childhood Education/Physical Education)

Tee'Ara Copney, USC Upstate (Jr.. – Guard – Asheville, N.C. – Sociology)

Cara Bowling, ETSU
(Fr. – Guard – Elizabethtown, Tenn. – Exercise Science)

2011-12 Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Date Player of the Week (School)
Newcomer of the Week (School)
Nov. 15 Nicoya Jackson (FGCU) Fabiola Josil (North Florida)
Nov. 22 Victoria McGowan (Stetson) Kristina Wells (Kennesaw State)
Nov. 29 Briana Williams (Mercer) Shanasa Sanders (Stetson)
Dec. 6 Victoria McGowan (Stetson) Taylor Mills (Kennesaw State)
Dec. 13 Victoria McGowan (Stetson) Shanasa Sanders (Stetson)
Dec. 20 Brittany Kirkland (North Florida) Taylor Mills (Kennesaw State)
Dec. 27 Nicoya Jackson (FGCU) Alicia Williams (Mercer)
Jan. 3 Crystal Bell (Jacksonville) Paulina Zaveckaite (USC Upstate)
Jan. 10 Victoria McGowan (Stetson) Shanasa Sanders (Stetson)
Jan. 17 Haley Nelson (Belmont) Taylor Mills (Kennesaw State)
Jan. 24 Haley Nelson (Belmont) and Tee'Ara Copney (USC Upstate) Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.