FORT MYERS, Fla. – After leading the Eagles to 2-0 record and clinching the Atlantic Sun regular season crown last week, redshirt-freshman Sarah Hansen (McKean, Pa./General McLane HS) earned A-Sun Newcomer of the Week honors, for the third time this season, the conference office announced on Monday.
For the week, Hansen, who leads the Blue and Green in points and rebounds, averaged 14.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.5 blocks, while shooting 47.4 percent from the field and 50 percent from behind the arc.
In FGCU's 64-59 win over Jacksonville, Hansen registered 15 points, six rebounds, four assists, three blocks and a pair of steals. In a 70-54 win over UNF, the chemistry major finished with 13 points, six rebounds and four assists.
The Eagles (24-2, 17-2 A-Sun) are back in action Monday, February 28 when they take on the Spartans of USC Upstate (16-12 overall, 12-7 A-Sun). Tip off for the game, which was cancelled on Jan. 10 due to inclement weather, is set for 5 p.m. at the Hodge Center. With a win, FGCU will tie the A-Sun record for conference wins in a single season (ETSU; 18-2 in 2009-10).