November 21, 2006
Wooldridge takes initial SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week honor for 2006-
ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba College ’s Chris Wooldridge was named South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player Of The Week, the first of the 2006-07 season. It was announced on Monday by league officials.
Wooldridge, a senior forward from Norfolk , Virginia , averaged a double-double (17.5 points and 10.5 rebounds) in leading the Catawba Indians to a 1-1 week.
In addition, Wooldridge shot 73 percent (11-of-15) from the field. In a 104-69 win at home over Allen to kick off the year last Friday, the former Norview High School standout scored 11 points and pulled down nine rebounds. Wooldridge followed that performance up with a 24-point, 12-rebound effort against Georgia College & State Saturday despite a 82-74 loss. Both contests were part of the annual Salisbury Roundball Classic.
The SAC Men’s Basketball Player Of The Week is voted on by the league’s sports information directors.