January 5, 2010

Moynihan Earns Moe's Athlete of the Week Honors

DAHLONEGA, GA - Michael Moynihan has been named the Moe’s Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the Week after averaging 18.5 points in a pair of games last week for the Saints the sports information office announced Tuesday afternoon.

The senior started the week with a game-high 17 points against Newberry College, going a perfect 6-6 from the free throw line while adding six assists in 31 minutes of action.

The Alpharetta, Ga., native then came back against third-ranked Augusta State University and led all scorers with 20 points on a 6-13 shooting performance and another impressive showing at the charity, knocking down 7-8 attempts. Moynihan leads the team at 15.6 points per game and is shooting 85.7 from percent from the free throw line.

He is eighth in the Peach Belt Conference in points per game, and sits fourth in the league in assists and free throw percentage.

The Saints return to action on Saturday afternoon, traveling to Columbus State University for an in-state matchup with the Cougars. Tip-off is set for 4:00 p.m. at the Lumpkin Center.