Elon’s White Awarded CAA WBB Rookie of the Week

RICHMOND, Va. – For the second time this season, the Elon University women’s basketball team had a player honored as the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week as Ra’ Shika White was awarded by the league office on Monday, Dec. 5.

White scored a team and season-high 17 points in the Phoenix’s contest at in-state and Atlantic Coast Conference foe North Carolina. She also added eight rebounds and a team and season-best four blocks in the contest. It was the third double-digit scoring performance for the Charlotte, N.C., native and her third multi-block game.

White joins Jada Graves as the Phoenix recipients of the CAA Rookie of the Week award this season. Graves was honored on Nov. 21.

Elon plays its third straight ACC opponent this Thursday, Dec. 8, as the maroon and gold heads to Duke. That contest is scheduled for a 7 p.m. tipoff.