South Atlantic Conference Women's Basketball

Breanna Yarber Of Emory & Henry Basketball Wins SAC Player Of The Week

Breanna Yarber Of Emory & Henry Basketball Wins SAC Player Of The Week

Emory & Henry women's basketball forward Breanna Yarber wins South South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week honors.

Jan 9, 2023 by FloHoops Staff

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Emory & Henry forward Breanna Yarber has been named the South Atlantic Conference Varsity Gems Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played during week eight of the 2022-23 season, the Conference announced today. 

Yarber, a redshirt freshman from Meadowview, Va., put up a pair of 20-point games for Emory & Henry as the Wasps opened 2023. She shot 70.4 percent from the field, going 19-for-27. In Wednesday’s 27-point win over Mars Hill, Yarber scored a career-best 27 points which was the most for any Emory & Henry player this year. She was 10-for-13 (77%) from the field, hit all seven free throws and made it a double-double with 10 rebounds. Yarber also added two blocks.

2022-23 SAC Women’s Basketball Players of the Week 

  • Nov. 14 – Alexa Smiddy, Lincoln Memorial
  • Nov. 21 – Josie Hester, UVA Wise
  • Nov. 28 – Emily Harman, Lenoir-Rhyne
  • Dec. 5 – Jami Tham, Tusculum
  • Dec. 12 – Jami Tham, Tusculum
  • Dec. 19 – Alexa Smiddy, Lincoln Memorial
  • Jan. 2 – Diamond McDowell, Anderson
  • Jan. 9 – Breanna Yarber, Emory & Henry