Sydnor named Student-Athlete of the Week
by Staff Reports
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Maryah Sydnor, a women's basketball player at Appalachian State, has been named the North Carolina Education Lottery Student-Athlete of the Week for Feb. 26, the league office announced Wednesday.
Sydnor, a junior from Suffolk, Va., holds a 3.43 GPA and is an exercise science major. She averaged 18 points and 10.5 rebounds in two games last week and scored in double figures for the 26th time this season.
Sydnor scored 12 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in a 74-72 road loss to Georgia Southern. She rebounded with a 24-point and 11-rebound game against Davidson, converting a three-point play to tie the game in the final minute and send it to overtime, where App State scored a 72-70 win.
Also nominated for NCEL Student-Athlete of the Week were Citadel men's basketball player Ashton Moore, Davidson women's tennis player Brites Moniz-Soares and Georgia Southern women's basketball player MiMi DuBose.
Previous NCEL Student-Athletes of the Week
Sept. 4: Kym Coley, Volleyball, Georgia Southern
Sept. 11: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman
Sept. 18: Nathan Dean, Men's Soccer, Elon
Sept. 25: Clare Latham, Women's Soccer, Chattanooga
Oct. 2: Andy Summerlin, Football, Samford
Oct. 9: Andrea Fisher, Volleyball, Furman
Oct. 16: Amanda Liguori, Volleyball, Wofford
Oct. 23: Michaela Reesor, Volleyball, Samford
Oct. 30: Tony Washington, Football, Appalachian State
Nov. 6: Teghan Henderson, Cross Country, Chattanooga
Nov. 13: Sam Coffer, Women's Basketball, Elon
Nov. 20: Garrett Frye, Football, Georgia Southern
Nov. 27: Makensey Campbell, Women's Basketball, Western Carolina
Dec. 4: Lucy Mason, Women's Basketball, UNCG
Dec. 11: Briana Tate, Track and Field, Appalachian State
Dec. 18: Anna Claire Knight, Women's Basketball, Georgia Southern
Jan. 1: Shelby Campbell, Women's Basketball, Samford
Jan. 8: Shannon Eriksson, Women's Basketball, Davidson
Jan. 15: Maryah Sydnor, Women's Basketball, Appalachian State
Jan. 22: Brian Kowalski, Men's Tennis, Elon
Jan. 29: MiMi DuBose, Women's Basketball, Georgia Southern
Feb. 5: Ashleigh Rasheed, Track and Field, Georgia Southern
Feb. 12: Cassie Crawford, Track and Field, Appalachian State
Feb. 19: Frida Jansaker, Women's Tennis, Elon
Feb. 26: Maryah Sydnor, Women's Basketball, Appalachian State