Jackson, Tenn. - 3/3/2003 - Tashekia Brown, a 6’1” power forward from Union University and Sheri Brooks, a 6’1” center from Berry College, are the TranSouth Conference women’s basketball Co-Players of the Week. Both players had key roles in their teams’ conference victories this week.
Brown is senior from Bradford, Tennessee. In Union’s 98-69 win against Martin Methodist College, she had 20 points, five rebounds, and two assists. In the Lady Bulldogs’ 62-54 road win at No. 5 Freed-Hardeman University, which clinched the TranSouth regular season title for Union, Brown had 14 points, eight rebounds, a block and a steal. For the week, Brown averaged 17.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 1.0 assists while shooting 14-of-25 (56%) from the field and 6-of-8 (75%) from the free throw line. Brown has helped Union to a 30-2 overall record, a 15-1 conference mark, a No. 3 national ranking by the NAIA, and a seventh straight TranSouth Conference regular season championship.
The TranSouth Tournament opens this week, with Berry College traveling to Lyon College and Union University hosting Lee University.
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