NCAA.com: Women’s Basketball

Feature story on Shequanta “Scoot” McGee of Mount Olive College, who has returned to the court after breaking her jaw in a household accident in October.

It sounds like a normal conference player of the week release, one of hundreds written every week around the country.

Mount Olive College senior point guard Shequanta McGee, who went a perfect 9-for-9 including 6-for-6 from 3-point range – for a career-high 25 points in Mount Olive’s road win at Armstrong Atlantic State, has been named Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. The player of the week award is the first ever for McGee.

The Jan. 4, 2011, release continues to detail “Scoot” McGee’s week as her team went 2-1 the previous week. The point that makes the reader do a double-take doesn’t come until the end of the release. Read more …

About Amy Symons Hughes

I spent 14 years working in professional and (mostly) collegiate Sports Information/Media Relations offices. Now I am a freelance writer, primarily covering softball, women's basketball and mens & women's swimming and diving for NCAA.com. I have worked full-time in five NCAA Division I Conferences (4 BCS Conferences) and with National Coaching Associations, and I am the media coordinator for the Cathedral City Classic softball tournament.
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