Tierra Huntsman Named Big South Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

Tim Cowie Photo
Tim Cowie Photo

CHARLOTTE – Gardner-Webb's Tierra Huntsman was named Big South Conference women's basketball Player of the Week Friday afternoon as selected by the league office.

Huntsman (Connersville, Ind. / Connersville HS) led the Runnin' Bulldogs to a 68-60 victory over Western Carolina this past Monday evening, scoring a season-high 24 points on a 7-of-12 shooting performance.

The redshirt-junior went 3-for-5 from behind the three-point arc and added four rebounds, two assists, and one steal.

Huntsman leads Gardner-Webb in scoring (15.1 ppg), assists (2.6 apg), and three-point shooting (.432%) thus far this season. 

The Runnin' Bulldogs return to action on Wednesday, December 28th at Furman at 7:00 pm before returning to the friendly confines of Paul Porter Arena on Friday, December 30th to host Southern Wesleyan at 7:00 pm.