Hogue Named MEAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Savannah State senior Erin Hogue was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week for women’s basketball, the conference announced Monday evening.

The 5-11, forward pulled down 30 rebounds, blocked one shot and stole three passes in three games this past week for the Lady Tigers. In a 58-56 win over Talladega Saturday, Hogue came off the bench to record a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Hogue averaged 19 rebounds a game in three games.

The Birmingham, Alabama native transferred to SSU from the University of Alabama this year, and leads the Lady Tigers with 44 rebounds (19 offensive, 25 defensive). Five games into the season, she is averaging 8.8 rebounds per game.

Norfolk State’s Rachel Gordon was named MEAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week. Howard guard Saadia Doyle garnered Player of the Week honors, while North Carolina Central’s Amber Neely was named Rookie of the Week.

SSU guard Andrietta Thomas garnered an honorable mention in the weekly awards after averaging 15.3 points per game and 4.7 rebounds. Thomas was named to the Southern Mississippi All-Tournament team.

SSU returns home to open MEAC play against Norfolk State on December 1. Tipoff in Tiger Arena is set for 4 p.m.

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