ATLANTA, Ga. - FGCU's Davion Wingate and Ashli O'Neal and Stetson's Kimia Carter collected the final ASUN Women's Basketball Weekly honors of 2019 as announced by the league office Tuesday. Wingate dropped 30 points against Duke on her way to her first career honor, O'Neal added 12 points en route to her fourth weekly honor this season and Carter tallied seven points to snag her second honor.
Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Davion Wingate, FGCU
Senior | Guard | Atlanta, Ga.
- First Career ASUN Player of the Week award; 43rd all-time honor for FGCU, second consecutive honor this season
- Became the first player in FGCU women's basketball history to tally back-to-back 30-point performances by scoring 30 points in her 31 minutes in the 78-56 win over Duke
- Made a season-high 10 FGs for the second straight game (10-for-19; .526) while hitting five three's (5-for-9; .556)
- She is the only player in the country shooting at least 50 percent from the 3-point line, 55 percent from the field and 80 percent from the foul line
- Sits fourth nationally in 3PT FG percentage this year at .507 and ranks third in the nation for FG percentage among players classified as guards
Other Nominees: Adrienne Jackson, North Florida; Day'Neshia Banks, Stetson.
Women's Basketball Newcomer of the Week
Ashli O'Neal, FGCU
Senior | Guard | Wyoming, Ohio
- Fourth Career ASUN Newcomer of the Week award; first to earn four Newcomer of the Week honors in the same season since UNF's Keonna Farmer in 2017-18
- Totaled 12 points, while adding four steals, two assists, and one rebound in the 78-56 win over ACC foe Duke
- Shot 4-for-6 (.667) from the field, including an efficient 2-for-4 (.500) from three-point range while going a perfect 2-for-2 from the charity stripe
- Her four steals marked a game and season-high
- She has recorded four games this season with double-digit points, including three in the past five contests for the Eagles
Women's Basketball Freshman of the Week
Kimia Carter, Stetson
Freshman | Guard | Chattanooga, Tenn.
- Second Career ASUN Freshman of the Week honor; 13th all-time to be recognized for Stetson which is first in ASUN history
- Tallied seven points, three rebounds and two assists in her 19 minutes against Holy Cross
- Shot 40 percent from the field (2-for-5) while shooting 75 percent from the free throw line (3-for-4)
- She has shot 40 percent or better in six consecutive game and is shooting 43 percent from the field this season
- Has recorded at least seven points in her last four contests, including a career-high 16 points against Tulsa
2019-20 Season Award Winners
Dec. 31st | Player: Davion Wingate, FGCU; Newcomer: Ashli O'Neal, FGCU; Freshman: Kimia Carter, Stetson.
Dec. 23rd | Player: Keri Jewett-Giles, FGCU; Newcomer: Jaida Bond, North Alabama; Freshman: Jaida Bond, North Alabama.
Dec. 17th | Player: Shakayla Nevitt, Jacksonville; Newcomer: Destiny Marshall, Jacksonville; Freshman: Kimia Carter, Stetson.
Dec. 10th | Player: Milena Bajic, NJIT; Newcomer: Ashli O'Neal, FGCU; Freshman: Kenna Squier, NJIT.
Dec. 3rd | Player: Keri Jewett-Giles, FGCU; Newcomer: Ashli O'Neal, FGCU; Freshman: Maria Fux, NJIT.
Nov. 26th | Player: Janesha Green, North Florida; Newcomer: Ashli O'Neal, FGCU; Freshman: Jalyn Holcomb, Lipscomb.
Nov. 19th | Newcomer: Destiny Marshall, Jacksonville; Freshman: Casey Collier, Lipscomb.
Nov. 12th | Player: Alexis Poole, Kennesaw State; Newcomer: Olivia Noah, North Alabama; Freshman: Jaida Bond, North Alabama.
ABOUT THE ASUN
The ASUN Conference is an NCAA Division I league with nine member institutions committed to Building Winners for Life. The ASUN meets the challenge of maintaining the highest standards in academic and athletic achievement through a true balance between student and athlete. Six ASUN schools reside in Nielsen Top 50 national media markets, and all nine are in top 80 markets. The ASUN includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Liberty University, Lipscomb University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University of North Alabama, University of North Florida and Stetson University. Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., joins the ASUN for the 2020-21 academic year.