USA South Athletes of the Week - Jan. 2, 2018

USA South Athletes of the Week - Jan. 2, 2018

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Juliette Harp, Huntingdon - The senior forward from Chattanooga, Tennessee averaged a double-double of 20.5 points and 16.5 rebounds to go along with 1.0 blocks per game  as the Hawks posted a 1-1 record during winter break. In a 71-48 win over Methodist, Harp became the fourth player in program history to tally her 1,000th-career point as she notched a double-double of 23 points and 19 rebounds to go along with one assist and one block. In a 62-57 loss to Greensboro, Harp again posted a double-double with 18 points and 14 rebounds while adding one steal and one assist. Also Nominated: Jatasia Bailey, Piedmont; Samm Chandler, Averett; Katie Lewis, Greensboro; Zarkia Mattox, Ferrum; Bekah Walter, Covenant.

Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week
Raegine Newkirk, Piedmont - The freshman forward from East Lansing, Michigan averaged 4.0 points and 3.5 rebounds as the Lions posted a 2-0 record over winter break, In a 90-68 win over Greensboro, Newkirk totaled two points and two rebounds. In an 82-42 win over Methodist, Newkirk posted six points and five rebounds. Also Nominated: None.

PLEASE NOTE: At least half of the teams in a sport must have competed within the previous week for honors to be awarded.