Savanna Christensen, Southern Virginia, Women's Basketball, Sophomore
Savanna Christensen, Southern Virginia, Women's Basketball, Sophomore

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Southern Virginia sophomore forward Savanna Christensen was named Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 26, 2018.  

CAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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In a short week for women’s basketball, Southern Virginia University sophomore Savanna Christensen had a career week for the Knights in a non-conference matchup on the road at Eastern Mennonite. Christensen posted a double-double with a career-high 17 points, shooting 7-12 from the field including 3-7 from behind the arc and adding a new career-high with 15 rebounds. Christensen contributed on the defensive end collecting another career-high with five blocks on the night, helping the Knights secure the 75-70 victory. 


WEEKLY HONOR ROLL (11/26)

FROSTBURG STATE: Victoria Diggs, Jr., G, Columbia, Md./Oakland Mills

CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT: Sondra Fan, Fr., G, Poquoson, Va./Poquoson

MARY WASHINGTON: Maddie Shifflett, So., G, Elkton, Va./East Rockingham

SALISBURY: Courtney Brigham, So., F, Walpole, Mass./Walpole


NOTES AROUND THE CONFERENCE

Salisbury's Courtney Brigham was a catalyst off the bench for Salisbury's win over Stevenson University on November 20, shooting 50% from the floor and scoring 12 points over 27 minutes, while adding five rebounds, two steals and an assist...Christopher Newport's Sondra Fan scored a game-high 15 points in just 12 minutes of action against Meredith College as the Captains improved to 5-0 with an 86-47 win over the Avenging Angels ... Added four steals, two rebounds and an assist for the Captains while shooting 46.7% (7-15)...Mary Washington's Maddie Shifflett led Mary Washington to a 64-49 win over Lynchburg on Tuesday. She scored a game-high 15 points on 7-13 shooting, with one three pointer. She added four rebounds and a pair of blocked shots...Frostburg State's Victoria Diggs posted 24 points in a loss to Hiram on 9-of-16 from the field and 6-of-13 from three-point range.


2018-19 CAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

WEEK  PLAYER
11/19 Natalie Terwilliger, CNU
11/26 Savanna Christensen, SVU