RELEASE FROM THE SOUTHERN CONFERENCE:
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