Mount Olive's Havens Tabbed USBWA National Player of the Week

ST. LOUIS, MO. (USBWA)University of Mount Olive guard Felecity Havens was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Women's Division II National Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 4. This marks Conference Carolinas' third USBWA POTW honor and second consecutive.

Havens earned Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week after shooting 49 percent from the field, including 53.3 from three-point range, en route to averaging 33.5 points, 13 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.5 blocks per game.

In a 98-66 blowout of Converse, Havens posted 28 points with 17 rebounds to go with four dimes and two blocks. She would close out the week with 39 points, nine boards and three assists in a narrow 87-85 lost to North Greenville.

Havens currently averages 23.9 points and 10.4 rebounds per game while shooting 46.7 percent from the field. Her points and rebounds per game both rank first in Conference Carolinas, while her shooting percentage ranks ninth.


Conference Carolinas USBWA National Players of the Week

Jasmine Kearse, Limestone - Week of Jan. 4-10 (2015-16)

Kori West, King - Week of Jan. 22-28 (2017-18)

Felecity Havens, Mount Olive - Week  of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4 (2017-18)


More About the USBWA

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association was formed in 1956 at the urging of then-NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers. With some 900 members worldwide, it is one of the most influential organizations in college basketball. It has selected an All-America team since the 1956-57 season. For more information on the USBWA and its award programs, contact executive director Joe Mitch at 314-795-6821. 

Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 11 teams from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount Olive, North Greenville University, and Southern Wesleyan University. Emmanuel College is currently completing the NCAA Membership Process and will be fully competing in league championships in the near future.