High Point, N.C. - Coker College’s Henna Koponen has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas women’s basketball Player of the Week for week 12 of the 2008-09 season.

Koponen (Vantaa, Finland), a junior forward, was an unstoppable force for the Lady Cobras basketball team for the past week averaging a double-double every game for 27.7 points and 11 rebounds. She scored a career high 34 points against Conference Carolina leader, Mount Olive, while grabbing 15 rebounds. Koponen followed that game up with 29 points, 13 rebounds against Pfeiffer. For the year she is averaging over 17 points a game with over six rebounds a game