Jenni Davis, a member of the Mount Vernon Nazarene College women's basketball team, has been selected as the American Mideast Conference Player of the Week for her performances during the week of November 13-19.
Davis, a 5-foot-5 sophomore guard from Cardington, Ohio, led the Lady Cougars to a 3-0 week as she averaged 18.7 points, 3.0 assists, 4.0 steals, and 2.3 rebounds per game. She also shot 45 percent from the field (14-of-31), 42 percent from beyond the three-point arc (8-of-19), and 87 percent from the free throw line (20-of-23).
The former Cardington-Lincoln High School standout began the week with 16 points, five steals, four assists, and two rebounds in a 65-44 victory over Kentucky Christian College, the defending National Christian College Athletic Association Division II champions. She followed that with a career-high 28 points, four steals, three rebounds, and two assists in a 74-61 win over Roberts Wesleyan (N.Y.) College. Then, she closed out the week with 12 points, three steals, three assists, and two rebounds in a 67-52 victory over Nyack (N.Y.) College.
For the season, Davis leads MVNC in scoring with a 17.0 points per game average. She also has a team-high 19 assists and 15 steals. She is shooting 43 percent from the field (19-of-44), 36 percent from three-point land (10-of-28), and 87 percent from the charity stripe (20-of-23).
The Lady Cougars are currently 4-0 on the season. The team will return to action on Tuesday, November 28, when MVNC will host Ursuline College in a non-conference contest at 7:00 p.m.