SWEATT NAMED WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CIAA NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK

SWEATT NAMED WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CIAA NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK

Written by: Corey Cotton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Conference (CIAA) announced the winners of the leagues weekly women's basketball honors following week 10 of the 2017-18 Women's basketball season. Shaw University's junior Taniyah Sweatt (Pasadena, CA) was selected as the CIAA Newcomer of the Week announced on Tuesday.

 

Sweatt scored 13 points, five rebounds, four assist and two steals in the Lady Bears first division loss to Winston-Salem State Saturday. She averaged 14 points per game and 6.0 assists during that week.

 

The Lady Bears (5-14, 2-4 CIAA, 1-1 south) will look to bounce back with a road game at rival Saint Augustine's (4-13, 1-7 CIAA, 0-2 south) on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

 

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw University women's basketball and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.