ATLANTA (Nov. 27, 2017) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Emilee Olsen of Birmingham-Southern has been named the SAA Women's Basketball Player of the Week.
For the week, Olsen averaged 21.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game. Most importantly, she led BSC to non-conference wins over Covenant and Emory.
In the contest against the Lady Scots, Olsen scored a game and career-high 27 points in the 73-69 win. She followed it up with a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds to help lead BSC over Emory.
This season, Olsen ranks among the nation's best in seven categories, including steals, points per game, and field goal percentage.