Georgia Southern’s Anna Claire Knight SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week




Georgia Southern's Anna Claire Knight Selected As SoCon

Student-Athlete of the Week


SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Anna Claire Knight, a basketball player at Georgia Southern, has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for Dec. 18, the league office announced Wednesday.


Knight is a junior from Dublin, Ga., and holds a 3.84 GPA in sports management. She was named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll in her first two seasons at GSU.


Knight helped the Eagles earn a 79-70 win over Wofford on Monday, scoring a team-high 19 points, grabbing three rebounds and handing out three assists in 32 minutes of action. She leads the Eagles in scoring and is third in the SoCon, averaging 15.5 points per contest.


Also nominated for Student-Athlete of the Week were Appalachian State women's basketball player Maryah Sydnor, Samford women's basketball player Shelby Campbell and Chattanooga women's basketball player Taylor Hall.


Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week

Sept. 4: Kym Coley, Volleyball, Georgia Southern

Sept. 11: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman

Sept. 18: Nathan Dean, Men's Soccer, Elon

Sept. 25: Clare Latham, Women's Soccer, Chattanooga

Oct. 2: Andy Summerlin, Football, Samford

Oct. 9: Andrea Fisher, Volleyball, Furman

Oct. 16: Amanda Liguori, Volleyball, Wofford

Oct. 23: Michaela Reesor, Volleyball, Samford

Oct. 30: Tony Washington, Football, Appalachian State

Nov. 6: Teghan Henderson, Cross Country, Chattanooga

Nov. 13: Sam Coffer, Women's Basketball, Elon

Nov. 20: Garrett Frye, Football, Georgia Southern

Nov. 27: Makensey Campbell, Women's Basketball, Western Carolina

Dec. 4: Lucy Mason, Women's Basketball, UNCG

Dec. 11: Briana Tate, Track and Field, Appalachian State

Dec. 18: Anna Claire Knight, Women's Basketball, Georgia Southern

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