Rock Hill native named ACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

From staff reportsDecember 31, 2013 

Wake Forest senior Chelsea Douglas


After setting school and ACC records in the win over Florida International on Sunday, Wake Forest senior Chelsea Douglas was named the ACC player of the week on Monday.

Douglas, who is from Rock Hill and attended South Pointe High School for two years before graduating from Hickory Grove Baptist, led the Demon Deacons to the FIU Sun & Fun Classic title over the weekend by scoring a school-record 48 points in the title game victory over Florida International, Wake Forest’s fifth straight. She made a school and ACC record nine 3-pointers in the game and her 48 points are the second-most points ever scored by an ACC player in a game.

For the week, Douglas scored 61 points and shot over 55 percent from the floor. She was 12-of-17 from the beyond the arc for 61.1 percent and has now made an ACC-leading 49 3-pointers on the season. In the win over FIU, Douglas dished-out four assists and also tied a career-high with six rebounds. The Rock Hill native averaged 30.5 points in the two games and was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player.

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