Freshmen Hatters Sweep #ASunWBB Weekly Awards

Monday, December 09, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Stetson swept Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Weekly Honors for the second time this season as Brianti Saunders and Amber Porter posted strong performances in non-conference action.

Saunders averaged 23 points per game while grabbing a 30 point performance in the Hatters 101-66 win vs. Florida A&M. Saunders is the first A-Sun player this season to score 30 points in a game and the first freshman in the league to do so since Mercer's Briana Williams in the 2010-11 season.

Porter earned two double-doubles while adding 20 total blocks on the week. Porter registered eight blocks in the Hatters 93-48 victory vs. Palm Beach Atlantic.

Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Player of the Week - Dec. 9th
Quick Bio Accomplishments
Player
  Brianti Saunders
  Stetson

• Fr., Guard
• Hilliard, Fla.
• Sport Management

    
• First A-Sun Player of the Week award; third weekly honor
• Averaged 23 points per game off 54.5% shooting
• Led the Hatters to a 2-1 week
• Tallied 30 points in 101-66 win vs. Florida A&M
• First A-Sun freshman to score 30 points since Mercer's Briana Williams in 2011
• Added seven total steals in three games

Stats for the Week: 18.0 PPG, 1.3 SPG, 55.6 shooting pct.
Next Hatter Contest: Charlotte; December 17th - 5 p.m. (ASun.TV)               
Other Nominees: Serena Clark, ETSU; Whitney Knight, FGCU; Queen Alford, Jacksonville; Teanna Robinson, Mercer; Melody Doss, Northern Kentucky; Brittany Starling, USC Upstate

Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Newcomer of the Week - Dec. 9th
Quick Bio Accomplishments
Player
  Amber Porter
 Stetson

• Fr.; Center
• Woodbridge, Va.
• Business/Psychology
  
• First Career A-Sun Newcomer of the Week award
• Collected two double-doubles in three games for Stetson
• Averaged 18 points and 12.7 rebounds on the week
• Registered a season-high 23 points in two games
• Averaged 6.7 blocks for the Hatters
• Captured eight blocks vs. Palm Beach Atlantic

Stats for the Week: 18.0 PPG, 12.7 RPG, 6.7 BPG
Next Hatter Contest: Charlotte; December 17th - 5 p.m. (ASun.TV)               
Other Nominees: Sharmayne Edwards, USC Upstate

2013-14 Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Newcomer of the Week (School)
Nov. 11 Melody Doss (Northern Kentucky) Ashley Southern (Lipscomb)
Nov. 18 Melody Doss (Northern Kentucky) Brianti Saunders (Stetson)
Nov. 25 Sasha Sims (Stetson) Brianti Saunders (Stetson)
Dec. 2 Melody Doss (Northern Kentucky) Ashley Southern (Lipscomb)
Dec. 9 Brianti Saunders (Stetson) Amber Porter (Stetson)