Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Charles Bryant, Averett - The senior forward from Jarratt, Virginia averaged a double-double 21.7 points and 12.0 rebounds per game in a 2-1 week versus USA South competition for the Cougars. In an 71-58 win over Ferrum, Bryant notched a double-double of 22 points and ten rebounds with one block. In a 98-74 loss to William Peace, Bryant totaled 21 points, nine rebounds, one steal and one block. Finally, in a 76-72 victory over N.C. Wesleyan, tallied a double-double of 22 points and a career-high 17 rebounds with two assists and one steal. Also Nominated: Davion Ayabarreno, Methodist; Joseph Gatling, Greensboro; Josh Grimard, Ferrum; Dante Hoppa, Maryville; Bailey Spragg, Covenant; Drew Vanderbrook, LaGrange.
Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week
A.J. Frye, N.C. Wesleyan - The Wilmington, North Carolina freshman forward averaged 18.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.3 blocks per game in a 1-2 week versus USA South competition for the Bishops. In a 102-96, overtime, win over Greensboro, Frye totaled 20 points, nine rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block. In a 78-62 loss to Ferrum, Frye contributed 18 points, seven rebounds, one steal and one block. Finally, in a 76-72 loss to Averett, Frye tallied 17 points, two rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal. Also Nominated: Moriba Diaby, Averett; Camden Ferguson, William Peace; Caleb Haynes, Covenant; Darus Maddox, Greensboro; Malcolm Walker, Maryville.
Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Zarkia Mattox, Ferrum - The Rocky Mount, Virginia junior guard averaged 18.0 points, 8.7 rebounds, 6.0 steals and 3.7 assists per game in a 3-0 week versus USA South competition. In a 70-44 victory over Mary Baldwin, Mattox totaled 12 points, seven rebounds, six steals, five assists and one block. In a 61-36 win over Meredith, Mattox notched a double-double of 13 points and ten rebounds with four steals and two assists. Finally, in a 79-60 victory over Averett, Mattox tallied 29 points, nine rebounds, eight steals and four assists. Also Nominated: Lauren Biliter, Maryville; Emma Grimes, Covenant; Jeris Johnson, LaGrange; Frida Lundquist, Averett; Mikayla Seivers, Salem; Monica Smalls, Greensboro.
Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week
Makayla Ray, William Peace - The Asheville, North Carolina freshman forward averaged a double-double of 11.3 points and 14.3 rebounds to go along with 2.3 blocks and 1.3 steals per game in a 3-0 week versus USA South competition for the Pacers. In an 86-75 victory over Averett, Ray tallied a double-double of 12 points and 14 rebounds with two steals, two blocks and one assist. In a 77-63 win over Methodist, Ray notched a double-double of 14 points and 13 rebounds with two blocks and one assist. Finally, in a 56-42 victory over N.C. Wesleyan, Ray totaled eight points, a career-high 16 rebounds, three blocks and one assist. Also Nominated: Brooke Carthon, Averett; Christian Sanders, Methodist.
PLEASE NOTE: At least half of the teams in a sport must have competed within the previous week for honors to be awarded.