ATLANTA (Jan 21, 2019) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Emilee Olsen of Birmingham-Southern has been named the SAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week.
For the week, Olsen averaged 20.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. More importantly, Olsen led BSC to its fifth straight win after the Panthers earned victories against Sewanee and Centre.
For against the Tigers, Olsen scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds while also finishing with three blocks. Two days later, Olsen finished with 23 points and 11 rebounds in BSC's win against the Colonels.
Overall, Olsen ranks third in scoring among all league players at 14.2 points per game.