Fothergill and Porter Take Home #ASunWBB Weekly Awards

Monday, January 20, 2014

MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb's Danay Fothergill and Stetson's Amber Porter landed Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.

Fothergill posted her third 30+ point performance in just 11 games with the Lady Bisons with 32 points vs. Jacksonville. Fothergill went 95 percent from the free throw line, making 20 of her 21 free throws this week.

Porter picked up her third weekly honor of the season averaging 21.5 points in the Hatters two victories this week. Porter went 60 percent from the field while also averaging 8.5 rebounds per game.

Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Player of the Week - Jan. 20th
Quick Bio Accomplishments
  Danay Fothergill

• So., Guard
• Somerset, Ky.
• Elementary Education

• First career A-Sun Player of the Week award
• Landed her third 30+ performance of the season vs. JU
• Registered 29.5 points per game on the week
• Averages 31 points per game in her last three contests
• Went 20-for-21 from the charity stripe

Stats for the Week: 29.5 PPG, 3.0 APG, 95% free-throw shooting
Next Lipscomb Contest: at Northern Kentucky; Jan. 25th - 7 p.m. (ASun.TV)               
Other Nominees: Sarah Hansen, FGCU; Queen Alford, Jacksonville; Kristina Wells, Kennesaw State; Briana Williams, Mercer; Raneisha Lamar, North Florida; Christine Roush, Northern Kentucky; Brittany Clency, USC Upstate

Atlantic Sun Women's Basketball Newcomer of the Week - Jan. 20th
Quick Bio Accomplishments
  Amber Porter

• Fr.; Center
• Woodbridge, Va.
• Business Administration
• Third Career A-Sun Newcomer of the Week award
• Averaged 21.5 points in Stetson's two wins this week
• Shot 60 percent from the field (18-for-30)
• Registered 8.5 rebounds per game
• Added three blocks vs. Kennesaw State
• Went 70 percent from the charity stripe for the Hatters

Stats for the Week: 21.5 PPG, 60% shooting, 8.5 RPG
Next Hatter Contest: North Florida; Jan. 23rd - 6 p.m. (ASun.TV)               
Other Nominees: Kaneisha Atwater, FGCU; Ashley Southern, Lipscomb; Brittney Wright, North Florida; Alex Stanford, 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)
Dec. 16 Chandler Cooper (Lipscomb) Lauren Bogle (USC Upstate)
Dec. 23 Sasha Sims (Stetson) Amber Porter (Stetson)
Dec. 30 Sarah Hansen (FGCU) Deandrea Sawyers (Kennesaw State)
Jan. 6 Melody Doss (Northern Kentucky) Sherranda Reddick (Jacksonville)
Jan. 13 Sasha Sims (Stetson) Sherranda Reddick (Jacksonville)
Jan. 20 Danay Fothergill (Lipscomb) Amber Porter (Stetson)