McGowan/Starling Record Double Figures for Weekly Honors

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

MACON, Ga. – Stetson's Victoria McGowan and USC Upstate's Brittany Starling secured Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball weekly honors as announced by the conference on Tuesday.

McGowan recorded her fourth career triple-double vs. Lipscomb, becoming one of only two active Division I women's basketball players with four career triple-doubles. Starling is leading all A-Sun freshmen in league games with 11.7 points per game and 7.5 rebounds.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Victoria McGowan, Stetson
(Sr. – G – Inkster. Mich. – Sports Management)
  • Seventh Career Player of the Week award; third this season
  • Captured her fourth career triple-double with 19 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in win at Lipscomb
  • Became one of only two active Division I women's basketball players with four career triple-doubles (Brittney Griner, Baylor)
  • Shot 54 percent from the floor and 60 percent from behind the arc vs. the Bisons
  • Scored a game-high 23 points vs. Northern Kentucky
  • Secured six rebounds and three steals against the Norse
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Sarah Hansen (Jr., FGCU) – Recorded 18 points in just 18 minutes of action vs. Lipscomb
  • Nicole Adams (Fr., Kennesaw State) – Landed a career-high 23 points vs. ETSU
NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Brittany Starling, USC Upstate
(Fr. – C – Sumter, S.C. – Physical Education)
  • Second Career Newcomer of the Week award
  • Averaged a double-double with 15.5 points and 11.5 rebounds
  • Led the team with nine rebounds and 14 points vs. KSU
  • Landed her fourth double-double of the season vs. Mercer
  • Went seven-of-ten from the floor vs. the Bears
  • Posted a team-high in either points and/or rebounds for the last 11 contests for the Spartans
  • In conference games, ranks No. 8 in scoring with (11.7) and No. 7 in rebounding (7.5); the best of the A-Sun freshmen
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Queen Alford (Fr., Jacksonville) – Recorded 20 points, 10 rebounds and six steals in the win vs. North Florida
  • Jaime Gluesing (Fr., FGCU) – Shot 50 percent from behind the arc in the Eagles two victories
  • Tiana Burley (So., ETSU) – Landed a double-double in three of her last seven games
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)
Jan. 8 Victoria McGowan (Stetson)
Rianna Gayheart (Northern Kentucky)
Jan. 15 Precious Bridges (Mercer)
Briona Brown (Jacksonville)
Jan. 22 Precious Bridges (Mercer)
Katie Meador (FGCU)
Jan. 29 Precious Bridges (Mercer)
Brittany Starling (USC Upstate)
Feb. 5 Shanasa Sanders (Stetson)
Rianna Gayheart (Northern Kentucky)
Feb. 12 Shanasa Sanders (Stetson)
Chelsea Mason (Kennesaw State)
Feb. 19 Victoria McGowan (Stetson)
Brittany Starling (USC Upstate)

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