Elon Women’s Basketball’s Ford Earns Second SoCon Player of the Week Award

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Ali Ford has been named the Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for all games through Feb. 4, the league office announced today. It’s her second player of the week nod of the season and the third of her career.

Ford averaged 17 points per game last week for the Phoenix, going 11-of-20 from the field for a 55 percent shooting mark. The senior hit two threes and went 10-for-11 from the free throw line (90 percent). Ford set the new SoCon three-point record when she reached 316 career threes against Western Carolina on Feb. 4. The Morganton, N.C., native also finished with nine rebounds, six assists and five steals.

Elon is back in action this weekend at Chattanooga on Saturday, Feb. 9, for a 5 p.m. tip in McKenzie Arena.