HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey College forward Manuela Fungate has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week for games played Dec. 17-19, the Conference announced today.
Fungate, a senior from Maputo, Mozambique, led Belmont Abbey to a Conference Carolinas win in the team's lone contest last week. She would notch a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds to go with three steals and two blocks in a 74-70 victory over King.
Fungate currently averages 8.8 points and 6.9 rebounds per game.
Also nominated for Women's Basketball Player of the Week:
Taylour Hunter (Limestone) - Averaged 19 points, four rebounds, three assists and one steal in one game.
2018-19 Women's Basketball Players of the Week
Week One (Nov. 12) – Abigail Lewis (Converse)
Week Two (Nov. 19) – Meg Crawford (Lees-McRae)
Week Three (Nov. 26) – Shanika Peterkin (Barton)
Week Four (Dec. 3) – Felecity Havens (Mount Olive)
Week Five (Dec. 10) – Lochlain Corliss (Emmanuel)
Week Six (Dec. 17) – Kianna Wynn (Barton)
Week Seven (Dec. 24) – Manuela Fungate (Belmont Abbey)