FGCU's Hansen, KSU's Mason Capture A-Sun Awards

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

MACON, Ga. - FGCU's Sarah Hansen and Kennesaw State's Chelsea Mason claimed the weekly Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball awards, announced Tuesday by the league office. Hansen produced a 25-point, 11-rebound game vs. FIU, while Mason scored a career-high 16 points at Georgia Tech.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Sarah Hansen, FGCU
(Jr. – G – McKean, Pa. – Chemistry)
  • First Career Player of the Week award
  • Averaged 21.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals in two contests
  • Turned in a 25-point, 11-rebound effort in FGCU win vs. FIU
  • Added 19 points six rebounds and four assists at Charlotte
  • Shot 51.7 from the field and 85.7 from the charity stripe
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Tee'Ara Copney (Sr., USC Upstate) – Helped Spartans to 2-2 week by averaging 11 points and 2.5 assists
  • Jama Sharp (Sr., Stetson) – Shot 61.1 percent for the week and was five of ten from beyond the arc
  • Tabitha Bradshaw (So., Mercer) – Led the Bears to a 3-0 start of the season; first time since 1999
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Chelsea Mason, Kennesaw State
(Fr. – G – Bellevue, Neb. – Biochemistry)
  • First Career Newcomer of the Week award
  • Tallied 42 total points on the week coming off the bench for the Owls; averaging 25 minutes per game
  • Secured a career-high 16 points at No. 20 Georgia Tech with five rebounds
  • Registered double-digit points in all three Kennesaw State contests
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Brittany Starling (Fr., USC Upstate) – Averaged nine points, three rebounds in a 2-2 week for Spartans
2012-13 Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Player of the Weeks
Date Player of the Week (School)
Newcomer of the Week (School)
Nov. 13 Hannah Phillips (Lipscomb)
Katie Meador (FGCU)
Nov. 20 Sarah Hansen (FGCU)
Chelsea Mason (Kennesaw State)

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