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Mitchell earns third Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week award

Mitchell earns third Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week award

GREENWOOD – Coming off a pair of double-doubles in wins over Francis Marion and Columbus State, Lander junior Chelsea Mitchell was named the Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week on Monday, Feb. 12.

Mitchell opened up with 26 points and 10 rebounds against Francis Marion on Wednesday and followed that performance with 25 points and 12 boards against Columbus State. She shot .594 (19-32) from the field on the week, adding eight steals and seven assists. 

The award gives the Bearcats their program-best fifth Player of the Week award this season. It also marks the second consecutive season in which a Bearcat has earned three PBC Player of the Week honors 

Mitchell and the rest of the Bearcats return to the court tonight as Lander hosts Georgia Southwestern at 5:30 p.m.