HIGH POINT, N.C. – Barton College center Shanika Peterkin has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Nov. 19-25, the Conference announced today.
Peterkin, a sophomore from Virginia Beach, Va., had a big game for Barton in a 63-58 win over Elizabeth City in its lone contest last week. She notched 12 points, 14 rebounds and 11 blocks to go with three assists and two steals to collect her second career triple-double in the victory.
Peterkin currently averages nine points, 11.2 rebounds, 4.6 blocks and 1.8 assists per game. Her blocks per game rank first in Conference Carolinas, while her rebounds per game rank second.
Also nominated for Women's Basketball Player of the Week:
Felecity Havens (Mount Olive) - Averaged 24 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, three blocks and two steals in one game.
Emily Waters (Southern Wesleyan) - Averaged 22 points, seven rebounds, four assists, one block and one steal in one game.
Lochlain Corliss (Emmanuel) - Averaged 18 points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals in one game.
Savannah Hughes (North Greenville) - Averaged 18 points, seven rebounds and one assist in one game.