Lady Buc guard Courtney Banks (Natural Science ’18) was named GSC Freshman of the Week for the week of December 16. She averaged 11.5 points, 4.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game for the week, scoring 14 points with five assists and five boards against Delta State, and nine points with four assists and three rebounds against Mississippi College.

Buccaneer guard Jeff Larkin (Business Administration ’18) was named GSC Freshman of the Week for the weeks of December 16, December 23, and January 6. (Added to his award for December 9, that makes four consecutive weeks!) For the first week, Larkin averaged 11.5 points and 4.5 assists, scoring 10 points with six assists and four rebounds against Delta State, and 11 points and three assists against Mississippi College. For the second week, he scored five points with two steals against West Georgia and followed with 12 points, three rebounds, and three assists against West Alabama. For the latest week, Larkin averaged 12.5 points per game, starting the week with 16 points, two assists and two steals against Harding and then racking up nine points (all from three-point range) and a pair of rebounds against Valdosta State.

Lady Buc guard Rachel Lee (Accounting ’18) was named GSC Freshman of the Week for the week of January 6. Lee scored 11 points with six rebounds and two assists against Harding, and followed with two points against Valdosta State.

An article entitled “Shock Absorption of Crumb Rubber and Coconut Fiber” was published in the International Journal of Advanced Packaging Technology, 2(1), 119-128, December 27, 2014. It was authored by Waleed Alnashwan (MSEM), Badar Aloumi (MSEM), Dr. Siripong Malasri (Dean of Engineering), Michael Kist (MSEM), Alex Othmani (Mechanical Engineering ’17), Ronald Fotso (Computer Science ’15), Matthew Johnson (Engineering Management ’15), Sebastian Polania (Mechanical Engineering ’17), and Yuliana Sanchez-Luna (Civil Engineering ’17).