Coker’s Lau Named Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Player of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Coker College's Amber Lau has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas women's basketball Player of the Week during week number ten of the 2011-2012 season.

Lau averaged a double-double for the week as she led the Coker women's basketball teams to a pair of Conference Carolinas victories, including a 60-58 win over previously unbeaten Limestone College. Lau was the driving force behind the Cobras win over Pfeiffer earlier in the week with 23 points and 12 rebounds and then added 11 points and eight rebounds in the Cobras win over Limestone at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte. The wins improved the Cobras winning streak to three games and gives Coker victories in five of their last six games.

Lau is the Cobras leading scorer on the year with an average of 17.1 points per game.  Coker is 5-13 overall on the season and 5-4 in league play.