Posted by Chuck Knight - Mon, Feb. 27, 2012 - [ Conference News ] - Viewed 266 times
Hattiesburg, Miss. - The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference announced today the players of the week for the week ending February 26, 2012.


Men's Basketball - Player of the Week

Denzell Erves #15 of Xavier (La.)Winner at the Conference level
A 6-7 JR F from Vicksburg, Miss.

Team Record: Week:2-0 Overall: 22-7

NAIA National Ranking:25

OpponentSite
W/L
ScoreMM:SSPtsRebAsstBksStlField
Goals
3pt FGFree
Throws
Team Opp.
Fisk (Tenn.)AW74-5027:5816101006-120-04-5
Dillard (La.)AW67-4328:231890207-110-04-9
Totals:341912013-230-08-14
Averages:17.09.50.51.00.00.5650.0000.571

Notes: Helped Xavier go 2-0 for week with a pair of 24-point road victories and earn a share of the GCAC regular-season championship with Tougaloo. Against Fisk he recorded his sixth double-double of the season -- the most by an XU player since the start of 2003-04. He helped Xavier score back-to-back 20-point victories in conference for the first time since January 1996.

Women's Basketball - Player of the Week

Victoria Jones #30 of Tougaloo (Miss.)Winner at the Conference level
A 5'11 SR Forward from Saginaw, MI

Team Record: Week:1-1 Overall: 14-13

OpponentSite
W/L
ScoreMM:SSPtsRebAsstBksStlField
Goals
3pt FGFree
Throws
Team Opp.
Talladega (Ala.)HW60-4739:3017211016-160-15-7
Southern-New Orleans (La.)AL83-9040:00241402211-261-61-3
Totals:413512317-421-76-10
Averages:20.517.50.51.01.50.4050.1430.600

Men's Tennis - Player of the Week

Zach Taylor of Xavier (La.)Winner at the Conference level
A SR 4-1 from Monroe, La.

Team Record: Week:1-0 Overall: 4-1

NAIA National Ranking:9

Individual Season Record Singles: 4-1
Individual Season Record Doubles: 4-1

Event TypeDateOpponentSiteW/LScorePositionTeam Score 
DuelFeb 25William Carey #13HW6-1, 4-6, 6-1#1 Singles5-4Results
DuelFeb 25William Carey #13HW8-5#1 Doubles  

Notes: Only Xavier player to win in singles and doubles in a 5-4 home victory against No. 13 William Carey. Xavier rallied from a 4-1 deficit to win the dual, and Taylor's three-set victory against 31st-ranked Ricky Keppeler tied the dual at 4.