MACON, Ga. – After leading all scorers on Sunday with 28 points against Atlantic 10 power Saint Joseph’s University, senior Sarah Hansen has earned her first Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award of the 2013-14 season.
As the reigning Atlantic Sun Player of the Year, the accolade is Hansen’s seventh career weekly honor.
Hansen (McKean, Pa./General McLane High School) tallied a season-high 28 points on 10-of-14 field goals and 6-of-9 shots from the free-throw line. She also recorded three rebounds and two steals in 39 minutes of action.
The senior captain now leads the team with 13.8 points per game and has recorded a shooting percentage of 47.2 percent through 12 games this season. Hansen also leads the team with 6.4 rebounds per game and 35 steals.
FGCU will begin defense of the Atlantic Sun regular season title on Saturday, Jan. 4 when they host Stetson University. Tipoff in the rematch of the 2013 A-Sun Championship game is slated for 7 p.m.
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