Johnson C. Smith University women’s basketball players Jasmine Carter and La’Zarea Bowens were honored as the CIAA has announced their weekly award winners.
Carter, from Dacula, Ga., had a stellar outing in JCSU's 78-60 road win at Shaw to earn the Newcomer of the Week award. She shot 45% on a 9-of-20 outing while scoring 19 points. She also added a pair of rebounds and two steals in the win over the Bears.
Bowens, a freshman from Knightdale, N.C., captured the league Rookie of the Week award by scoring 17 points on a 6-of-10 shooting effort in the win against Shaw. She also brought down nine rebounds, had a pair of steals and a block against the Bears.
The awards mark the third weekly honor for each player this season.