Southern Virginia's Katie Garrish Earns Third CAC Women's Basketball Weekly Honor
Southern Virginia's Katie Garrish Earns Third CAC Women's Basketball Weekly Honor

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Southern Virginia sophomore forward Katie Garrish was named Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Jan. 7, 2019. This marks the second consecutive week and third time this season in which Garrish has been selected to this award.  

CAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Katie Garrish | Southern Virginia | So. | F

Annandale, Va. | Annandale

Southern Virginia sophomore forward Katie Garrish's dominance continued for the second straight week, leading Southern Virginia to another perfect week going 2-0 in CAC play. She recorded a pair of double-doubles for the week with a 25 point, 17 rebound against Penn St.-Harrisburg and 20 points with 15 boards at York (Pa.). She also recorded a career-high five steals against the Lions. For the week Garrish shot 90% from the foul line and an impressive 69.5% from the floor. Garrish has now collected six straight double-doubles and has help the Knights win-steak reach double-figures at 10.


WEEKLY HONOR ROLL (1/7)

FROSTBURG STATE: Amanda Emory, Jr., F, Halethorpe, Md./Seton Keough

MARY WASHINGTON: Emily Thompson, Jr., G, Purcellville, Va./Loudoun Valley

SALISBURY: Amber Onyekwere, So., G, Silver Spring, Md./Academy of the Holy Cross

YORK: Katie McGowan, Sr., F, York, Pa./Dallastown


NOTES AROUND THE CONFERENCE

Frostburg State's Amanda Emory averaged a double-double in two Frostburg wins last week ... She opened the week with a 14-point/nine rebound effort as the Bobcats knocked off Mary Washington ... On Saturday, She followed it up with 18 points and 12 rebounds in a win over St. Mary's...York's Katie McGowan posted 18 points in each contest for the Spartans while averaging 9.5 rebounds in a pair of defeats for the Spartans...Mary Washington's Emily Thompson scored a career high 26 points as UMW topped #12 Christopher Newport on Saturday, making 8-12 shots, including 6-9 three point tries. For the week, she led the Eagles with 15.5 points while shooting 47.6% from the field including 7-14 three pointers...Salisbury's Amber Onyekwere helped lead the Sea Gulls to a 57-49 victory over CAC opponent Penn State University-Harrisburg on Saturday afternoon, posting a team-high 15 points, three assists, and four steals, while adding seven rebounds in 36 minutes of action.


2018-19 CAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

WEEK  PLAYER
11/19 Natalie Terwilliger, CNU
11/26 Savanna Christensen, SVU
12/3 Victoria Diggs, FSU
12/10 Katie Garrish, SVU
12/17 Kaylyn French, SU
1/2 Katie Garrish, SVU
1/7 Katie Garrish, SVU