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Tech's Davis named ACC rookie of the week

Georgia Tech women's basketball freshman Kaela Davis has been named the ACC Rookie of the Week for the week of Nov. 11 the league office announced Monday.

Davis had a dynamic debut during her first two games as a Yellow Jacket, recording two straight double-doubles in Tech's wins against Coppin State and Western Carolina. Against the Eagles, Davis scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, both team highs. During game two against Western Carolina, Davis led the Jackets in scoring, recording 20 points and pulling down 10 boards.

Her 20 points against Coppin State were the most by a freshman in her first career game at Georgia Tech under head coach MaChelle Joseph.

The Suwanee native, who played at both Norcross and Buford in high school, made nine 3-pointers in her first two games, which leads the conference, and averaged 26.5 minutes per game. Davis also dished out five assists and had three steals during the opening weekend. Davis leads all ACC rookies in scoring with her 20.0 ppg and is tied for sixth in the ACC in scoring.