Eagles Hansen & Owls Mason Achieve A-Sun Weekly Honors

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

MACON, Ga. – FGCU's Sarah Hansen and Kennesaw State's Chelsea Mason tabbed Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball weekly honors as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

Hansen scored a career-high 30 points against SEC foe LSU, while Mason grabbed her first career double-double for the Owls.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Sarah Hansen, FGCU
(Jr. – G – McKean, Pa. – Chemistry)
  • Second Career Player of the Week award
  • Achieved a career-high 30 points in the Eagles 76-70 win vs. LSU
  • Shot a perfect 14-of-14 from the charity stripe vs. the Tigers
  • Led the Eagles to its second win (seventh all-time) over a BCS opponent this season
  • Grabbed her 12th double figure scoring performance in FGCU's conference win vs. Kennesaw State
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Raneisha Lamar (Jr., North Florida) – Notched 2nd double-double of the year with 12 points and 13 rebounds
  • Victoria McGowan (Sr., Stetson) – Moved into the top-50 in the A-Sun record books in scoring
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Chelsea Mason, Kennesaw State
(Fr. – G – Bellevue, Neb. – Biochemistry)
  • Third Career Newcomer of the Week award
  • Tallied 29 points in a two-game stretch for the Owls
  • Landed first career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds in conference-opener vs. FGCU
  • Hit four three-pointers for the Owls vs. Gardner-Webb
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Ki Conner (Jr., North Florida) – One of four Ospreys to score double-digits in conference win vs. Lipscomb
2012-13 Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Weekly Awards
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)
Nov. 27 Victoria McGowan (Stetson)
Briona Brown (Jacksonville)
Dec. 4 Destiny Mitchell (ETSU)
Chelsea Mason (Kennesaw State)
Dec.11 Precious Bridges (Mercer)
Christine Roush (Northern Kentucky)
Dec.18 Tracie Sneed (Jacksonville)
Betsy Adams (FGCU)
Dec.26 Destinee Smith (North Florida)
Tiana Burley (ETSU)
Jan. 1 Sarah Hansen (FGCU)
Chelsea Mason (Kennesaw State)

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