Taylor wins GSAC Player of the Week for 3rd time
January 09, 2012
ATLANTA, Ga. - The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports weeks six through eight Player of the Week on Wednesday morning and women’s basketball player Satavia Taylor of Salem College was selected as the winner through exclusive voting by the league sports information directors.
Weeks 6 - 8 Basketball Player of the Week – junior guard Satavia Taylor
Taylor averaged 19.5 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, 3 steals per game and 1.5 blocks per game as Salem split contests with D-II Wingate (L, 77-65) and conference foe Huntingdon (W, 70-49) over the break. Taylor drilled 15-of-28 shots from the field in the process for a stellar 54% success rate. This is the third time on the young season that Taylor has earned the GSAC Player of the Week distinction.
The GSAC sports information directors nominate Player of the Week candidates and then vote on the top two nominees in each sport as selected by the conference office. Player of the Week voting occurs on Tuesdays and the weekly announcement of the winners is released each Wednesday morning.