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Aslea Williams Named CIAA Newcomer of the Week

Aslea Williams Named CIAA Newcomer of the Week

(Raleigh, NC)-   The CIAA today named Shaw's Aslea Williams Newcomer of the Week for her performance in Shaw's two games the week of January 30 through February 5.


Williams (Jr., center, 6-1, Akron, OH) averaged 22 points and 7.5 rebounds a game. In Shaw's loss to Fayetteville State, she scored 25 points and pulled in nine rebounds. On the week, she was 16 for 24, shooting 67 percent combined in the two games. 


For the week, the Lady Bears went 0-2 with losses at Fayetteville State and at home to Johnson C. Smith.  On the season, the Lady Bears are 12-10, 5-6 in the CIAA.


Shaw is in action Monday night, hosting Livingstone.  They will be home Saturday, February 12 to take on Winston-Salem State.  Tip-off is at 6:00 p.m. in Spaulding Gymnasium on the Shaw campus.