HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College's Autumn Lau has been named the Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week. This is the third player of the week award for the Coker women's basketball team this season. Amber Lau and Hailey Yohn were the other recipients.
Making her Coker debut over the weekend, Lau led the Cobras to a weekend sweep over Mount Olive and St. Andrews. Against Mount Olive on Saturday, she had a game-high 24 points, six rebounds and one block. On Sunday, versus St. Andrews, Lau posted a game-high 29 points with seven rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block.
Lau hails from Mt. Wolf, Pa., and is a communications major at Coker. She is the daughter of Brian and Shelby Lau.
Coker is 6-2 overall and 3-1 in conference play. The Cobras resume play Dec. 30 at the Stair South Classic at Georgia College State University.
Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.