JBU’s Mejia Named SAC Player of the Week

Siloam Springs, Ark. (January 6, 2002) — Jahir Mejia of John Brown University (Ark.) and Elizabeth Mullins of Oklahoma Christian University have been named Sooner Athletic Conference Basketball Players of the Week for Dec. 30-Jan. 5.

Mejia, a 6-7 senior forward from Panama City, Panama, led the Golden Eagles to a victory over No. 8 Oklahoma City and to within four points of No. 17 USAO. Mejia averaged 20 points and 15 rebounds for the week, including a 27-point, 19-rebound performance in Chickasha. He shot 58 percent from the field for the week.