ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletic Conference announced the winter sports Player of the Week for all contests played December 8 - 14 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Finalndia's Julia Daavettila captured the weekly honor.
GSAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week - Julia Daavettila of Finlandia
Freshman Julia Daavettila led the Lions to a 66 to 49 win in their only game of the week. The win brought Finlandia to a .500 record on the season at 5-5. Julia recorded her 2nd career double-double this week by scoring 21 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the field (50%), including going 3-of-5 from distance (60%) and 6-of-7 at the free throw line (86%). She grabbed a game-high 14 rebounds in 32 minutes of play and added 3 steals and an assist to her stat line.
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.