Rivers Named Food Lion CIAA Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC (November 27, 2023) – It didn’t take long for Claflin freshman guard Kennedy Rivers to make a difference as she was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Food Lion Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week. She took home the honor after a strong performance in the Lady Panthers’ 99-43 win at Morris (S.C.).

Rivers, a freshman guard from Charleston, South Carolina, took home the honor for some solid play on the road. Against the Hornets, Rivers finished the game with seven points and five assists. She also added a defensive rebound as well.

The Lady Panthers will return to action, Wednesday, when the team hosts the Coker Cobras in a 5:30 p.m. game. For more information on Lady Panthers basketball, contact the Claflin University Office of Athletics Media Relations at 9803) 535-5548 or log on to www.athletics.claflin.edu.