SPARTANBURG, S.C. --- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga junior Ashlen Dewart (Spartanburg, S.C.) was selected the Southern Conference women's basketball Player of the Week the league office announced today. This is Dewart's second nod this season.
Dewart led the Lady Mocs to the Southern Conference regular season crown with back-to-back home court wins. She averaged 18 points per game including 24 against Davidson for the outright title, and had nine rebounds in each game. Against Western Carolina, Dewart played just 19 minutes in the 81-39 victory. She went 6-of-9 (.667) from the field and five of her nine rebounds were on the offensive end. Against Davidson, Dewart was 11-of-13 (.846) and added nine rebounds, two assists and four steals through 32 minutes of play.
She is third in the league in scoring with 15.9 points per game, ninth in rebounding (6.9) leads the SoCon with a .534 field goal percentage and averages 2.8 offensive boards. On the year she has tallied 444 points and nearly 200 rebounds. She has 10 games with at least 20 points this season and has recorded six double-doubles.
Other top performers last week included Appalachian State's Anna Freeman, College of Charleston's Afreyea Tolbert, Davidson's Barbara Sitton, Elon's Kelsey Evans, Furman's Brittany Hodges, Georgia Southern's Meredyth Frye, and Samford's Hannah Dawson.
2012-13 Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Nov. 13 Taylor Hall, Chattanooga
Nov. 20 Anna Freeman, Appalachian State
Nov. 27 Daniella Motley, Wofford
Dec. 4 Courtney Freeman, Appalachian State
Dec. 11 Ashlen Dewart, Chattanooga
Dec. 18 Daniella Motley, Wofford
Jan. 2 Latisha Harris, College of Charleston
Jan. 8 Sophia Aleksandravicius, Davidson
Jan. 15 Maryah Sydnor, Appalachian State
Jan. 22 Ali Ford, Elon
Jan.29 Sophia Aleksandravicius, Davidson
Feb. 5 Ali Ford, Elon
Feb. 12 Afreyea Tolbert, College of Charleston
Feb. 19 Sophia Aleksandravicius, Davidson
Feb. 26 Ashlen Dewart, Chattanooga