Women's basketball player Samantha Winn has been named Tornado Athlete of the Week for the 19th week of the 2008-09 athletic season. Winn dominated the vote, capturing 31 of 47 votes, or 66%.
Winn (Candler, N.C.) led the Tornados in scoring in both of their games last week. Wednesday at Carson-Newman, Winn posted 16 points and six rebounds in a 99-77 loss. Saturday against North Greenville, Winn was the best player on the court, with 21 points and six rebounds in an 81-76 win over North Greenville.
For the season, Winn leads Brevard with 13.9 ppg and is second on the team with 7.8 rpg. The Tornados (5-12, 0-7 South Atlantic Conference) host Newberry College Wednesday night at 6 p.m.
The Tornado Athlete of the Week is determined by a fan poll on the frontpage of BCTornados.com. Candidates for the Tornado Athlete of the Week award are announced and voting opens every Saturday night at 10 p.m. Voting closes on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.
2008-09 TORNADO ATHLETE OF THE WEEK WINNERS
Week 1 - Brooke Seaman, Volleyball
Week 2 - Bailey Varley, Women's Soccer
Week 3 - Rebecca Schoonover, Volleyball
Week 4 - Nikki Peacock, Women's Soccer
Week 5 - Stanley Jones, Football
Week 6 - Stanley Jones, Football
Week 7 - Trey Wilborn, Football
Week 8 - Alycia Andrade, Women's Cross Country
Week 9 - Jussi Halonen, Men's Soccer
Week 10 - Jo Tuttle, Women's Cycling
Week 11 - Brooke Seaman, Volleyball
Week 12 - Jami Perry, Volleyball
Week 13 - Jonathan Whitson, Men's Basketball
Week 14 - Amber Roberts, Women's Basketball
Week 15 - Joseph Chilton, Men's Basketball
Fall MVP - Stanley Jones, Football
Week 16 - Darin Dellinger, Men's Basketball
Week 17 - Sam Carlisle, Men's Basketball
Week 18 - Terrence Johnson, Men's Basketball
Week 19 - Samantha Winn, Women's Basketball
Week 20 - To be announced February 3, 2009