Virginia Union University’s Shareka McNeill has been named the CIAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the CIAA announced on Wednesday, February 13.
McNeill, a sophomore guard from Charlotte, N.C., continued her super sophomore year as she scored 29 points in VUU's over Winston-Salem State and then followed it with a 22-point effort in VUU's win over Virginia State. McNeill scored 20 of her 22 points in the first half against Virginia State.
“We are so excited to see Shareka pick up another Player of the Week honor,” said VUU Head Women’s Basketball Coach AnnMarie Gilbert. “she plays extremely hard, carries a heavy scoring load for our team, and is very deserving. We hope to see her earn the CIAA Player of the Year award for the consistent play she has shown this year. She has had a super sophomore season so far.”
Virginia Union travels to Lincoln University, Pa., to face Lincoln University of Pennsylvania at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 16.