JOHNSON C. SMITH: JCSU Gets Pair of Weekly CIAA Awards

JCSU Women’s Basketball Earns a Pair of CIAA Weekly Awards

Charlotte, N.C. (Feb. 6, 2018) – 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.

K.C. Culler

Sports Information Director
University Communications and Marketing

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