USA South Athletes of the Week - Dec. 3, 2018

USA South Athletes of the Week - Dec. 3, 2018


Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Trey Bryant, William Peace - The junior forward from Booneville, North Carolina averaged a double-double of 21.0 points and 18.5 rebounds to go along with 1.0 steals per game in a 2-0 week for the Pacers versus USA South competition. In an 82-71 win over Greensboro, Bryant notched his first of two double-doubles of the week with 19 points and 17 rebounds to go along with one steal and one block. In an 82-68 victory over Brevard, Bryant posted a double-double of 23 points and a new single-game program record 20 rebounds to go along with one steal. Also Nominated: Gary Bishop, LaGrange; Dante Burden, Methodist; Will Crumly, Covenant; A.J. Frye, N.C. Wesleyan; Emanuelle Garcia, Maryville; Isaiah Jones, Averett; Marquise Lanier, Piedmont; Justin Minnis, Greensboro; Kyante Pines, Huntingdon; Kyle Riddley, Pfeiffer.

Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week
Isaac Caudill, Berea - The freshman guard from Blackley, Kentucky averaged 18.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.6 steals per game in a 1-2 week for the Mountaineers. In an 81-71 loss to Midway, Caudill scored 16 points to go along with two rebounds, one assist and one steal. In a 74-66 loss to USA South foe Methodist, Caudill totaled 12 points, nine rebounds, three assists and one steal. Finally, in an 87-83 win over USA South rival Greensboro, Caudill contributed 26 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals. Also Nominated: B.J. Barker, Huntingdon; JP McGhee, Maryville; Drew Shepherd, LaGrange; Andrew Stimpson, Piedmont; Blake Zieske, Pfeiffer.



Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Klaire Varney, Maryville - The Crossville, Tennessee sophomore guard averaged 22.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 5.0 steals and 1.0 blocks per game in a 1-1 week for the Scots versus USA South competition. In an 82-65 loss to Huntingdon, Varney scored 23 points with nine rebounds, four assists and two steals. In a 78-55 win over LaGrange, Varney totaled 21 points, six rebounds, six assists, eight steals and two blocks. Also Nominated: Tamara Blanton, Salem; Annalee Bollinger, Brevard; Brooke Carthon, Averett; Khadijah Daniels, William Peace; T.I. Duncan, Huntingdon; Marilauren Farr, LaGrange; Sabria Joseph, Greensboro; Logan Lee, Methodist; Amari Price, Piedmont; Bailee Vanover, Berea; Weslie Young, N.C. Wesleyan.

Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week
Avery Lockwood, Brevard -
 The Foxworth, Mississippi freshman center controlled the boards as she averaged 12.3 rebounds to go along with 5.3 points, 1.7 steals and 1.3 assists per game in a 3-0 week for the Tornados. In 72-45 win over Toccoa Falls, Lockwood scored six points with 14 rebounds, a career-high three steals, two assists and one block. In a 64-57 win over Bob Jones, Lockwood totaled six points, eight rebounds and one steal. Finally, in an 84-30 victory over USA South foe Wesleyan, Lockwood posted four points, a career-high 15 rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block. Also Nominated: Makalla Burnette, Salem; Abi Chatham, Covenant; Hope Franklin, Piedmont; Nichelle Jeffries, Greensboro; Logan Lee, Methodist; Avery Lockwood, Brevard; Camryn Lunsford, Averett. 


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