Hansen Named College Sports Madness' A-Sun Player of the Week
Monday, February 27, 2012 | by Mike Hill (@mike_hill84)
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Photo Credit: Dennis Snyder
Photo Credit: Dennis Snyder

FORT MYERS, Fla. - After leading the Eagles (26-2, 18-0 A-Sun) to a pair of Atlantic Sun Conference road wins to secure an undefeated regular season conference record last week, redshirt-sophomore Sarah Hansen (McKean, Pa./General McLane HS) earned her second College Sports Madness’ Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Player of the Week award, the website announced on Monday night.

For the week, Hansen averaged 21 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.0 blocks, while shooting 68.2 percent from the field and 92.3 percent from the charity stripe.

In FGCU’s 76-63 win at USC Upstate (Feb. 23), Hansen finished with 22 points in just 22 minutes of play, She also had three rebounds, one block and one steal. Two days later, Hansen recorded her fourth double-double of the season with 20 points and 12 rebounds as the Green and Blue team defeated A-Sun foe ETSU, 71-64, at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.

College Sports Madness covers all aspects of college sport, from recruiting right up through the draft. Their previews prepare fans for the upcoming season of their favorite sport and allow them to follow their team all the way through the postseason. The Madness helps the college fan follow their favorite teams with their unique team pages that, in one place, bring together information about that school’s sports teams from the men’s basketball squad to the women’s soccer team and everything in between.

The No. 1 seed in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament, FGCU will return to the court on Wednesday, Feb. 29 when they take on No. 8 seed ETSU (8-21, 7-11 A-Sun) at Mercer’s University Center in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 Atlantic Sun Tournament. Tip is set for 12:00 p.m. ET and the game can be seen live on ESPN3.com. The game can also be heard live on ESPN 770AM in Fort Myers or online at www.770ESPN.com with David Moulton and Mark Miller on the call.