Brittany Starling Named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week

January 4, 2016 at 5:04 pm
Brittany Starling

Brittany Starling

USC Upstate senior center Brittany Starling has been named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, conference officials announced today. It is Starling’s third weekly award of the 2015-16 season and fifth of her career.

Starling finished with a pair of double-doubles as the Spartans earned victories over Mars Hill (81-65) and Western Carolina (68-59) last week while averaging 21.5 points and 15.0 rebounds per game. She had a game-high 25 points with 14 rebounds against Mars Hill and 18 points with 16 rebounds against Western Carolina. Her 25-point output against the Lions was her third-highest of the season. Starling has had a double-double in her last six games and has nine double-doubles this season which places her in a tie for fifth place among NCAA Division I players.

Upstate opens Atlantic Sun play at NJIT on Saturday at 1 p.m.

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