|College Sports Madness has named Stetson women's basketball senior guard Victoria McGowan (Inkster, Mich.) Madness Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, the website publication announced on Monday.
McGowan, who turned 22 Monday, averaged 21.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 5.5 assists while leading the Hatters to a pair of victories last week. Against Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday, she scored a season-high 27 points, including 13 in a row during a key second half-run, while adding eight rebounds and five steals.
Against Ball State on Sunday, McGowan tied with teammate Shanasa Sanders with a game-high 16 points. She hit four of the Hatters' school-record 14 three-pointers while dishing out seven assists.
For the week McGowan shot 54 percent (13-for-24) from the field and 75 percent (9-for-12) from behind the arc. She currently ranks third in the league in scoring (17.0 ppg), seventh in rebounding (6.8 rpg), and second in assists (5.0 apg).
Winners of seven straight and 19 of 20 at home, the Hatters (3-3) are off until Tuesday, Dec. 4 when they host Lynn University for the annual Volusia County Schoolchildren Day. Tip-off is set for 11 a.m.