South Atlantic Conference Women's Basketball

UVA Wise's Hester Named SAC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week

UVA Wise's Hester Named SAC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week

UVA Wise’s guard Josie Hester has been named the SAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played during Week 2 of the 2022-2023 season.

Nov 21, 2022 by FloHoops Staff
UVA Wise's Hester Named SAC Women's Basketball Player Of The Week

UVA Wise’s guard Josie Hester has been named the South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played during Week 2 of the 2022-2023 season, the conference announced Monday. 

Hester, a sophomore from Huntersville, North Carolina, led the Cavaliers to a 2-0 record last week with wins over King (Tenn.) (100-64) and Belmont Abbey (77-69). 

She recorded a career-high 21 points Wednesday (Nov. 16) in the win over King. She averaged 17.5 points for the week, plus eight rebounds, six assists and five steals. 

Hester shot 68.8% from the field, 85.7% from the three-throw line and 70% from 3-point range. 

2022-2023 SAC Women’s Basketball Players of the Week 

Nov. 14 – Alexa Smiddy, Lincoln Memorial
Nov. 21 – Josie Hester, UVA Wise