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Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Boynton Leads Lady Bisons to Perfect Week Lipscomb's Courtney Boynton Earns A-Sun Women's Basketball Honor Macon, Ga. - Lipscomb's Courtney Boynton (Sr./Guard/Hendersonville, Tenn.) led the Lady Bisons to a 3-0 week, including a pair of conference road wins over UCF and Florida Atlantic. For her efforts, Boynton has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Women's Basketball Player-of-the-Week as announced by the conference office on Monday. 2004-05 A-Sun Women's Basketball Player-of-the-Week Date Student-Athlete School 11/22 Brandi Miller Bel 11/29 Shontavia Williams FAU 12/6 Courtney Boynton Lip 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/7 Boynton started the week with a nine-point, six-steal, five-assist effort in Lipscomb's win over Kent State, 62-60. Boynton knocked down 4-of-5 field goals and grabbed three rebounds. The senior then led the Lady Bisons to a pair of solid road conference victories over Florida Atlantic and UCF. Against the Lady Owls, Boynton scored 29 on 11-of-17 shooting, including 4-of-6 from behind the arc. Boynton also grabbed four rebounds and had another four steals in the triple-overtime thriller. On Saturday, Boynton scored 27 points on 8-of-12 shooting, knocking down 5-of-7 three-pointers. Her 29 and 27 point totals are the second and third highest totals in school Division I history, only behind her 31 against Georgia State last season. For the week, Boynton averaged 21.7 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.0 steals and 2.7 assists per game, on 67.6 percent shooting (23-34). The senior also hit 10-of-15 three-pointers and was a perfect 9-of-9 from the free throw line. Boynton currently leads the conference in scoring with 17.7 points per game and steals with 20 (3.3 per game). She is also fourth in free-throw percentage, hitting 21-of-22 (95.5 percent). This marks the first time this season that Boynton has earned A-Sun Player-of-the-Week honors. As a junior, Boynton earned the honor on January 26th. Lipscomb (4-2, 2-0 A-Sun) returns to the court on Tuesday night as the Lady Bisons host Fisk.