Basketball’s Marcus Heath Named UNCP Student-Athlete Of The Week
PEMBROKE – Having played a critical role in a key win for the UNCP men's basketball team at North Georgia on Thursday, senior Marcus Heath has been named this week's UNCP Student-Athlete of the Week, athletic department officials announced Tuesday.
Heath, a Greensboro native and Dudley High School product, scored a team-high 18 points, while also booking four rebounds, three assists and one steal in the 73-69 victory over the Saints. In 37 minutes of action, he connected on six of his nine shots from the field, including a 2-of-4 success rate from the perimeter, while also canning all four of his attempts from the free throw line. He scored 10 of his 18 points in a clutch effort in the second half.
A regular in the lineup over the last four years in Pembroke, Heath has played in 92 games (71 starts) for the Black & Gold and has posted career averages of 8.4 points, 3.9 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 0.9 steals per game. He is averaging a career-best 12.6 points per game through 16 starts this season.
|2011-12 UNCP ATHLETES OF THE WEEK|
|January 10||Shahmel Brackett||Basketball||Click Here|
|January 2||Mike Williams||Wrestling||Click Here|
|December 20||Courtney Bolton||Basketball||Click Here|
|December 12||Shane Nolan||Wrestling||Click Here|
|December 5||Kristoff Thomas||Wrestling||Click Here|
|November 28||George Blakeney||Basketball||Click Here|
|November 21||Brendon Parker-Risk||Wrestling||Click Here|
|November 14||George Blakeney||Basketball||Click Here|
|November 7||Ashlyn Rebok||Volleyball||Click Here|
|October 31||Jordan Walor||Golf||Click Here|
|October 24||Pardon Ndhlovu||Cross Country||Click Here|
|October 17||Sam Miles||Soccer||Click Here|
|October 10||Luke Charles||Football||Click Here|
|October 3||Dana Watkins||Golf||Click Here|
|September 26||Travis Daniels||Football||Click Here|
|September 19||Jordan Walor||Golf||Click Here|
|September 12||Travis Daniels||Football||Click Here|
|September 6||Rebecca Womack||Soccer||Click Here|