NEW ORLEANS – App State’s Emily Carver finished week three of conference action with a pair of standout performances and has been named the Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.
Carver netted a career and team-high 22 points against James Madison on Thursday before earning a double-double on Saturday in App State’s win against Georgia Southern, scoring the second-most points for the Mountaineers with 21 as well as pulling down a team-high 10 rebounds. The Asheville, N.C. native sunk 5-of-6 treys and 6-of-8 free throws against the Eagles.
Carver checks in at fourth in the conference for 3-pointers per game (averaging 2.8 per game), fifth for 3-point field goal percentage (.405), and ninth in rebounding (averaging 2.3 per game) in league-only play. Carver has been the Mountaineers’ top rebounder in seven games and top scorer in three games this season.
Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Players of the Week
Week 1 – Kiki Jefferson, James Madison
Week 2 – Kiki Jefferson, James Madison
Week 3 – Domonique Davis, Southern Miss
Week 4 – Aja Blount, Coastal Carolina
Week 5 – Amari Young, Old Dominion
Week 6 – Domonique Davis, Southern Miss
Week 7 – Kseniia Kozlova, James Madison
Week 8 – Terren Ward, Georgia Southern
Week 9 – Emma Merriweather, ULM
Week 10 – Emily Carver, App State