Kennedy and Meador Earn Weekly Honors
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 | by Mike Hill (mike_hill84)
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Photo Credit: Dennis Snyder
Photo Credit: Dennis Snyder

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Redshirt-senior Brittany Kennedy (Spokane, Wash./Lewis and Clark HS/Oregon State) and freshman Katie Meador (Salem, Ill./Salem Community HS) helped lead FGCU to a 100-31 rout of Warner on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Alico Arena, and for their performances, they claimed Player of the Week honors.

Reigning A-Sun Preseason Defensive Player of the Year Kennedy filled the stat sheet in the home-opener, recording 11 points, nine assists, six steals and five rebounds, to earn her first College Sports Madness Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award.

Meador earned A-Sun Newcomer of the Week from the conference office after registering her first career double-double in her first collegiate contest with 11 points and 12 rebounds in 31 minutes of playing time.

The Green and Blue, who are 43-12 all-time in the month of November, will be back in action on Wednesday, Nov. 14 for a matchup with in-state foe FIU. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m.

COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS A-SUN PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Brittany Kennedy, FGCU
(R-Sr. – G)
- First Career College Sports Madness A-Sun Player of the Week award
- Recorded 11 points, nine assists, six steals and five rebounds in win over Warner

A-SUN NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK:
Katie Meador, FGCU
(Fr. – F)
- First Career Newcomer of the Week award
- Picked up first career double-double in her first collegiate game against Warner University
- Tallied 11 points and 12 rebounds in the Eagles 100-31 victory
- As a freshman, started and played 31 minutes in their season opener

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