Athlete of the Week
(Women's Basketball • Sophomore • Point Guard • Norfolk, Virginia)
Chanette Hicks led Virginia Tech to a 3-0 record on the week, averaging 16.3 points, 5.7 assists and 4.3 steals per game in the three-game span. She connected on 56.3 percent from the field on the week, including a 60 percent clip against Bowling Green. Hicks dished the ball out 17 times, while just turning it over four for a 4.3 assist-to-turnover ratio. The sophomore opened the week dropping in 16 points and dishing out seven assists against Gardner Webb, as the Hokies defeated the Runnin’ Bulldogs 76-42. Against Central Connecticut State, Hicks again tallied 16 points and added five steals to the stat line, with Tech picking up an 81-47 decision. In the final game of the week, Hicks upped her point tally to 17, handed out six assists, had five steals and two blocks, as the Hokies routed BGSU 98-51.