MELBOURNE, Fla. - University of Tampa women's basketball player Dori Nagy was honored by the Sunshine State Conference as its Defensive Player of the Week following a pair of Spartan victories in Alaska.
The sophomore from Pecs, Hungary was honored after being named MVP of 2018 Mt. McKinley State Bank North Star Invitational. She registered a double-double in first of two road games in Alaska with 10 points and 11 rebounds against Gannon University, while also tallying a pair of assists and a steal in the victory.
In the finale against the host University of Alaska - Fairbanks, the sophomore pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds, including 13 on the defensive end. Nagy scored nine points with three assists and a steal to conclude tournament and help the Spartans to a 5-0 record. With the play of Nagy, Tampa held Gannon and Alaska - Fairbanks below their season averages for points per game.
Athletes of the Week are chosen from a pool of nominees for their performances during the week of November 19 - 25, 2018. Athletes are nominated by Sports Information Directors of member institutions.
2018-19 SSC Women's Basketball Winners (Player; Defense)
Nov. 11: Sarah Jones, Embry-Riddle; Armi Antilla, Eckerd
Nov. 18: Nicole Tucker, Embry-Riddle, Sydney Fields, Lynn
Nov. 25: Nicole Tucker, Embry-Riddle, Dori Nagy, Tampa