CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Shaw University redshirt freshman guard Sydni Callis (Maricopa, AZ) of the Shaw University women's basketball team was named this week's Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week announced Monday morning.
This award is Callis' second of the season. She earned the accolade after averaging eight points and 4.6 rebounds per game, including a season-high 15 points and eight rebounds against Fayetteville State, while also averaging three assists and 1.6 steals in three games. Additionally, Callis shot 58-percent from the field, 50 percent from three, and 78 percent from the line to help the Lady Bears to a 2-1 record on the week.
A complete list of the weekly honors for both men's and women's basketball can be found here.
Shaw (6-9, 2-5 CIAA, 2-2 South) will host Livingstone College (5-8, 2-4 CIAA, 1-1 South) on Wednesday, Jan. 15 for a CIAA division contest at 6 p.m. in Spaulding Gymnasium.
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