Basketball (W)

Long Named SAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week

08_WBB_LongNisha

ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba’s Nisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) and Wingate’s Jaime Vaughn and have been named the SAC basketball Players of the Week, the conference office announced on Monday.  Both student-athletes played key roles in leading their teams to perfect 2-0 weeks.

Long averaged 15.5 points, 4.5 steals and four assists in Catawba’s two victories last week as the Indians women’s team moved into a tie for the top spot in the SAC standings.

The senior finished with 16 points, four assists and five steals in Catawba’s win over Lenoir-Rhyne, then followed that up with a 15-point, four-assist performance on Saturday against Newberry.

Long also averaged seven rebounds per-game on the week. 

Vaughn averaged 20.5 points on 55.6-percent shooting to lead the Wingate men in victories over Newberry and Brevard. 

Against the Wolves on Wednesday, Vaughn scored a season-high 29 points – 22 of which came in a dominant first half.  He hit 10-of-15 shots in the game, including six-of-seven three-pointers.

Vaughn then added 12 points, two assists and three steals as Wingate rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit to win at Brevard on Sunday.


RELATED CONTENT:

Today's Events

No events scheduled until August 24

Calendar

«July 2018»
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031

Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.


TEAM PHOTO

Basketball (W) Team Photo

SPONSORS