Senior Chelsea Dermyer picked up her second A-Sun POW honor on Tuesday.
MACON, Ga. – Florida Gulf Coast senior Chelsea Dermyer set a multitude of career bests in a win against Kennesaw State a week ago, and on Monday again piloted the Eagles past a conference opponent with a team-best 16-point effort. Her stellar week concludes with her second Player of the Week honor of the season, the conference office announced Tuesday.
Dermyer led the Eagles to a 2-0 record last week, averaging 20 points, 6.5 assists, two rebounds and two steals while shooting 59.1 percent from the floor and 57.1 percent from behind the arc. In the Eagles big win over Kennesaw State on Saturday, the Fort Collins, Colo. native registered career-highs in minutes (40), points (24), FG's made (nine), FG attempts (14) and 3-pt FG's made (five). The senior also added five assists, four steals and two rebounds in the 75-64 win over the Owls. In FGCU's 84-45 win over Mercer on Monday, the finance major registered a team-high 16 points and eight assists in only 29 minutes of action.
The Atlantic Sun Conference is a 12-member league committed to Building Winners for Life, with a focus on academic and athletic integrity and a balance between the two for the student-athlete, and maintaining a high level of sportsmanship. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun encompasses six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun consists of some of the most dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, Campbell University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Gardner-Webb University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.