Saturday, January 13, 2007

Davidson's Tia Washington earns another hoops honor

From Davidson website:
Washington Earns Second TIAA-CREF Student-Athlete of Week Award

DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Fresh off helping the Davidson women's basketball team continue its school record win streak with its ninth straight in a 58-48 road victory over College of Charleston on New Year's Day, senior point guard Tia Washington (Charlotte, N.C.) was honored with her second TIAA-CREF Student-Athlete of the Week award as announced by the Southern Conference today for the week ending on Jan. 3 for her excellent work on and off the court. Washington also won the honor on Dec. 13 and has earned the weekly award three times now in her career.

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From SoCon website:
Davidson's Tia Washington Earns Second TIAA-CREF Student-Athlete of the Week Honor

Spartanburg, S.C. -- The Southern Conference today named Davidson women’s basketball player Tia Washington as the TIAA-CREF Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 3.

Washington, a senior from Charlotte, N.C., helped lead the Wildcats to their ninth consecutive win after defeating College of Charleston 58-48 on New Year’s Day. She scored 12 points and grabbed four boards in Davidson’s only game of the week. The guard has recorded at least one or more assists in 45 straight games. She ranks sixth in the league with 54 assists on the year.

Off the court, Washington boasts a 3.504 GPA and is majoring in sociology. She is a two-time member of the Southern Conference Academic All-Conference team.

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