Grant Named CAA Player Of The Week

December 22, 2003
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Dec. 22, 2003

NORFOLK, VA -- Old Dominion junior guard was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Week for the week ending December 21st it was announced on Monday. The 5-10 Virginia Beach native averaged 22.5 points in two Old Dominion victories last week, including a career-high 26-point performance in ODU's 67-56 victory over ACC-rival Georgia Tech on Thursday.

Playing all but one minute against the Yellow Jackets, Grant went 9-for-14 (64.3%) from the field, including 2-for-2 from behind the arc, and sunk all six of her free throws for a game-high and career-best 26 points. Defensively, Grant took five charges in the game and helped ODU score 25 points off the Yellow Jackets' season-high 22 turnovers.

Last Monday, Grant led all ODU scores with 19 points in the Lady Monarchs' 77-66 win over Florida International. The junior shot 5-of-9 (55.6%) from the floor and converted 9-of-10 attempts from the free throw line.

On the week, Grant shot nearly 61% from the field scoring 45 points in two games.

The Lady Monarchs return to action on Sunday when they begin a four-game road trip at annual rival Rutgers. The road trip will continue at Tennessee and conference rivals James Madison and Delaware.