Lady Wildcat named MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Week


NORFOLK, Va. – The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats picked up their first weekly conference honoree of the 2013-14 campaign on Monday as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced Kailyn Williams as Defensive Player of the Week.

131219_dt_sports02Earning the first weekly award of her career, and first of the season for B-CU, Williams (C, 6-5, r-Fr.) aided the Lady Wildcats to a 1-1 record on the week, including a huge 57-49 non-conference win against Jacksonville University. The New Orleans, La. native totaled 22 rebounds, 13 blocks and nine points in the two games. She recorded 10 boards, six blocks and four points against Jacksonville.

Also receiving honors from the MEAC this week were Coppin State forward Larrissa Carter (Player of the Week) and Delaware State guard Raven Bankston.

This marks Bethune-Cookman’s first Defensive Player of the Week award since November 2012.

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