It was announced today that Hunter Simpson has been named the Appalachian Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week. Simpson tied her career high of 28 points in a game this week against Brenau University on Tuesday night. Simpson hit 28 points last season against Truett McConnell on January 16th. In the overtime loss to Brenau, Simpson also had 12 rebounds and 2 assists.
On Saturday, Simpson helped the Lady Bulldogs to a win over #1 Marian University with 16 points, seven rebounds, 5 asssits and 3 steals. She was also 4-4 from the free throw, which was crucial in the final minutes of the game.
This is Simpson's first Player of the Week honor.