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Scots' Dan Nielson Named AAC Player of the Week

Covenant College senior guard Dan Nielson of Lookout Mountain, GA, was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference Player of the Week on February 4 for his performance in the Scots' two wins in the previous week.


In wins over Tennessee Temple University and Union College, Nielson averaged 23 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 3 assists. He sank 7 three-pointers and shot 17-20 from the stripe. He scored a game-high 25 points in the Scots' win over Tennessee Temple.


The Scots are 7-16 overall and 3-9 in conference play.