This Week's nominated athletes are Mikayla Trombley and Steven Guinchard! Both of these basketball players showed great performances over their recent conference matches, which allowed the Lions to come out on top.
Mikayla Trombley is a sophomore from Pigeon Forge, TN. Mikayla possess all of the qualities of a great basketball player, proving to be a huge asset to the basketball program here at Emmanuel. As a starter for the Lions, Mikayla often snatches an early lead with her 3 pointers, giving the Lady Lions an advantage over their opponents. This week Mikayla was extraordinary, she was able to score 55 points in three games, averaging 18.3 points per game, while getting 9 rebounds and dishing out 11 assists. Despite being a professional on the court, Mikayla is also very determined to perform well in the classroom, which resulted in her earning a spot in the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll.
Steven Guinchard is a senior from Alby-sur-Cheran, France. Steven was a transfer from Pensacola Christian, two seasons ago. As a senior, he serves as a great example to all the freshmen by showing them what hard work and sportsmanship really means. Steven constantly shows up in the gym by himself, perfecting his shooting, hours before practice even starts. In the last two games Steven was unstoppable behind the arc, averaging 58% on 3-point shots. Steven was able to score 38 points, as well as collecting 7 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists.