Lady Jets Kamya Hollingshed named GCAA Player of Week

January 12, 2022
SGTC’s Kamya Hollingshed, 30, was named GCAA Player of the Week.
SGTC’s Kamya Hollingshed, 30, was named GCAA Player of the Week.

   South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets redshirt shooting guard Kamya Hollingshed of Locus Grove, GA, was selected as the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for January 10, 2022. 

  This is the second week of the 2022 year that the SGTC Lady Jets have been recognized for outstanding conference play.   SGTC freshman Alexia Dizeko of Sion, Switzerland was selected as the Player of the Week for the first week of January 2022.  Lady Jets freshman center Fanta Gassama of Mantaro, Spain was named Player of the Week December 13, 2021.

   Hollingshed was redshirted after her freshman season with a knee injury but she returned to help lead the young team this season.  Last week, she scored 22 points, pulled down five rebounds, and had four assists and three steals in the Lady Jets conference win.

   The Lady Jets are currently in second place in the GCAA behind Georgia Highlands with a 5 – 2 record.  They are 15 – 4 overall.

   The Lady Jets will host Albany Tech in a conference game on Thursday, January 12th, at 5:30 p.m. as part of a double-header with the Jets.  The women play at 5:30 p.m. and the Jets face the Albany Tech Titans at 7:30 in the Hangar in Americus.