MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee sophomore Courtney Whitson has been honored as a Conference USA Spirit of Service recipient after helping lead the Lady Raiders to the 2021 league championship.
Whitson averaged 10.8 points and 7.8 rebounds during the 2020-21 season and ran her games started streak to 54 straight as she has started every game of her Lady Raider career.
The Kingsport, Tenn., native was named to the C-USA All-Tournament team after averaging 15.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and shooting 52 percent (12-of-23) from 3-point range during the championship run, including a game-high 22 points in the title game vs. Rice. Whitson tied the championship game record with six 3-pointers vs. Rice.
Whitson is an English major who carries a 3.787 GPA and has been a member of the C-USA Commissioner honor roll. She has made an impact around the Middle Tennessee campus through her many community service endeavors.