Tusculum women's basketball Kasey Johnson has been named the Applebee's Female Student-Athlete of the Month for November.
Johnson, a junior forward from Greensboro, North Carolina, helped the Pioneers to a 6-1 record in November, sharing the team lead in scoring at 12.0 points per game. She also tied for the team lead in assists per game (2.6 apg) and blocked shots per game (0.7 bpg) and was third on the squad in rebounding at 5.9 boards per contest.
Johnson scored in double figures in five of the Pioneers' seven games in November, scoring 15 points on three different occasions. She also made at least one 3-pointer in six games, and also had at least one steal in six of the Pioneers' seven contests. Johnson had a season-high nine rebounds in a season-opening 89-71 win over Converse. Johnson also had 15 points and six rebounds in a 78-41 win at Bluefield State and tallied 12 points and eight rebounds in the Pioneers' 83-59 victory over North Greenville.
The Tusculum College Student-Athlete of the Month Award is sponsored by Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar of Greeneville. The Applebee’s Student-Athlete of the Month Award honors one male and one female student-athlete each month from an in-season sport during the 2017-2018 academic year, recognizing their hard work, effort and performance.