Nikki Reed named Oglethorpe University Female Athlete of the Week

Nikeria 'Nikki' Reed of the Oglethorpe women's basketball team has been named the OU Female Athlete of the Week (Dec. 1-7). A sophomore Business Administration major, Reed is from Tampa, Fla. and a graduate of Seffner Christian Academy.

Reed scored 22 points on Dec. 3 in the team's 76-72 win over crosstown rival Emory, sinking all five of her free throw attempts down the stretch. She also recorded six rebounds, four assists and three steals in the Petrels' 66-36 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) win over Berry College on Dec. 7.

For the week, she averaged 13.5 points, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game. For the season, Reed currently sits fourth in the SAA in free throw percentage (78.1) and steals per game (2.6).

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