NASHVILLE, Tenn. - 1/11/2010 - Sara Chan of the No. 1 ranked Union (Tenn.) University Bulldogs has been named the TranSouth Athletic Conference women's basketball Player of the Week for the week ending January 10, 2010.
Chan, a 6-foot-4 junior center from Arange City, Sudan, helped Union to a 2-0 week. In the two wins during TranSouth play, Chan averaged 18 points, 11.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game. She posted 54 percent (13-24) shooting from the field and 71 percent (10-14) from the free throw line in the two games. Chan scored 10 points while posting 15 rebounds in Union's 80-78 win over No. 22 Bethel (Tenn.) University. Her best game was a 26-point and eight rebound performance in the 86-66 win at Martin Methodist (Tenn.) College.
Union is 15-1 overall and 2-0 in league play.
Chan is the second straight Union player and second player this season to earn this honor. Kaitlin Dudley received the award last week.
Up next for Union will be a home conference game on Thursday, January 14 at 6:00 p.m. versus Lyon (Ark.) College.
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