by Chanlder Lee, GC sports broadcaster
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Senior guard Chimere Jordan (Gray, Ga) of the Georgia College women’s basketball team has been awarded the GC Athlete of the Week for the week ending Nov. 14. This is the first honor for both Jordan and the women’s basketball squad this season.
Jordan drained 35 points in the team’s season opener this past Friday (Nov. 12) at Anderson University, propelling the Bobcats (1-0) to a 72-52 victory. The senior netted 29 of those points in the second period during the non-conference contest. In 37 minutes of action, Jordan connected on 12-of-27 attempts from the floor, while dialing 3-of-7 from behind the arc. The local product was also terrific from the free throw line, hitting eight-of-nine attempts.
This is the fifth occasion in which Jordan has been garnered the accolade dating back to last year, her first season with the team. She was also named Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Player of the Week twice a year ago.
Georgia College is back in action Wednesday, Nov. 17 in the season’s home opener against USC Aiken in a non-conference game at 5:30 p.m.
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