Women’s basketball | Sat, Jul 3, 2021 at 12:45 PM
BRUNSWICK, GA – Each year, the College of Coastal Georgia selects a woman and a man as Student-Athlete of the Year. Each head coach names one athlete per team who best exemplifies the Sports Department’s Statement of Values. The Department’s values ââcan be more easily expressed by an acronym based on our âSAILSâ logo: Stock Exchange, Athletics, Integrity, Leadership, Sportsmanship.
The nomination for the 2020-2021 Women’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Year is Solrun Gisladottir senior.
Gisladottir is a major in business administration with a concentration in hotel management. She maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.37.
Gisladottir is a four-time All-Sun second-team selection. This season she placed 37e in the NAIA in scoring three-point baskets and 50e in baskets with three points marked. She placed second in the Sun Conference for three-point field goal percentage and third for three-point field goals scored.
Gisladottir’s name is all over Mariner’s book of records. She holds the following records.
- 1st in career goals scored at three points (318).
- 1st in career three-point field goal percentage (.875).
- 1st in career games started
- 2sd in total career points (1234)
- 2sd in the career field objectives achieved
- 3rd in career matches played
- 4e in career points per game
- 4e in career support
- 5e in career flight
- 8e in total career rebounds
- 9e as a percentage of career goals
- tene in quarry blocks
- 1st in single season matches started
- 1st, 2sd, 3rd, and 5e in 3 points in a single season achieved
- 1st, 3rd, and tied for 4e with herself for the percentage of three-pointers in a single season
- 1st, 3rd, and 6e as a percentage of free throws in a season
- 9e in single season matches played
- tene in assists in a season
- tene in points scored in a single season
- 1st, 2sd and tied for fifth with herself in a three-point game achieved
- 2sd as a percentage of field goal in a match
- 1st, 4e, and 5e as a percentage of three-point baskets
She also holds the following Sun conference recordings:
- 2sd in TSC history in career three-point goals (318)
- 4e in TSC history as a career three-point field goal percentage (.398)
- 20e in TSC history in career points scored (1,234)
- 4e in TSC history as a field goal percentage in one season
- Tied for 5e in baskets with three points marked
Gisladottir has placed in the top 50 in statistical categories during his four seasons.
- Ranked 18th in Division II for three-pointers scored per game (2,926) in 2017-18
- Ranked 31st in Division II for total three-pointers scored (79) in 2017-18
- Ranked 5e in Division II as a percentage of three-point baskets (0.446) in 2018-29
- Ranked 10e in Division II in three-point baskets scored (95) in 2018-29
- Ranked 13e in Division II for three-pointers scored per game (2,969) in 2018-29
- Ranked number 9 in Division II for three-pointers scored per game (2.931) in 2019-2020
- Ranked number 13 in Division II for three-pointers scored (85) in 2019-20
- Ranked number 25 in Division II in three-point basket percentage (0.399) in 2019-2020
- Ranked 37e in Division I in three-point baskets scored (59) in 2020-21
- Ranked 50e in Division I for three-pointers scored per game (2.458) in 2020-21
“There hasn’t been a case where I haven’t felt Solrun Gisladottir hasn’t been a person of exceptional integrity,” said coach Roger Hodge. âShe’s honest, hardworking, caring and personable in all environments on and off the pitch. Solrun has been a great teammate and always ready to help others. From a coaching standpoint, Solrun has gone above and beyond. of what was asked of her She is as good a person as a player, it is the greatest praise I can imagine to describe her character. ”
Gisladottir has been selected as the captain of the 2020-21 women’s basketball team. His leadership style is guided by example. She showed effort and selflessness. She was also a liaison for her team and communication between coaches.
“In 30 years of training, I haven’t coached more athletically than Solrun Gisladottir. His demeanor on the pitch, his respect for officials and his thoughtful character are unmatched,” said coach Hodge.
SCHOLARSHIP: Student-athletes are committed to academic success. Student-athletes will achieve academic excellence as evidenced by their retention and graduation in their chosen field of study.
ATHLETIC EXCELLENCE: Coastal Georgia student-athletes and teams will be committed to achieving excellence on the playing fields. Student-athletes will prepare, train and compete to win each competition. Individuals and teams will strive for conference, regional and national recognition for their athletic achievements.
INTEGRITY: Each student-athlete action will be framed in a culture of integrity and responsibility. Student-athletes will be characterized by the honesty and the highest ideals of amateur athletic competition.
LEADERSHIP: Coastal Georgia student-athletes will demonstrate the highest qualities of leadership through selfless service to their teammates and the community. Student-athletes will use the leadership skills learned within their teams to become leaders in the classroom, on campus and in the community.
SPORTY SPIRIT: Georgia Coast student-athletes will be renowned for their exceptional sportsmanship, teamwork and fair play. Our student-athletes will be positive role models for the youth in our community and wherever we compete.