BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern women's basketball sophomore Emilee Olsen (Marietta, Ga./Lassiter HS) was named Southern Athletic Association Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Olsen scored a game and career-high 27 points in the Panthers home opening 73-69 win over Covenant College, while leading the team in rebounds. She followed it up with a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds to help lead BSC over Emory. She starts the year ranked nationally in seven categories, including steals, points per game, and field goal percentage.
She and the Panthers return to action next Tuesday as they hit the road to take on Rose-Hulman on Tuesday, Dec. 12. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. ET