Black Earns Student-Athlete Of The Week

Sophomore guard Chelsee Black is averaging 3.3 assists per game for the 2013-14 season.

Nov. 27, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Sophomore guard Chelsee Black of the UAB women’s basketball team was named the UAB Student-Athlete of the Week, as announced on Wednesday. The UAB Student-Athlete of the Week recognizes Blazer student-athletes who excel on and off their respective field of competition.

Black and the UAB women’s basketball team are off to a 3-3 start to the 2013-14 campaign. The Bessemer, Ala. native has recorded at least 10 points in each of the past five games. Black is also leading the squad in assists, averaging 3.3 per contest.

Off the court, Black is a standout, as well. A psychology major, Black owns a 3.32 cumulative GPA. Last year, she was recognized on the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll for her efforts in the classroom.

The UAB women’s basketball team is back in action this weekend at the Plaza Lights Classic in Kansas City, Mo. UAB will face Eastern Illinois and Sam Houston State in the two-day event.

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