Nov. 12, 2012
Boca Raton, FL - Football defensive back Keith Reaser and women’s basketball player Latavia Dempsey have been named Florida Atlantic University’s Student Athlete of the Week after leading their teams to road victories last weekend.
Reaser, a junior defensive back from Miami, had an interception and a key fumble recovery in the football team’s 37-28 Sun Belt Conference win at Western Kentucky University on Saturday, November 10. His fumble recovery scored a touchdown in the last minute of the contest.
Dempsey, a junior guard from St. Petersburg, scored 13 of her career-high 16 points in the second half to help FAU to a 75-55 season-opening win at Georgia Southern University on Friday, November 9. She also had a game-high two assists as the Owls won their season opener for the fourth straight season.
The football team takes a 3-7 overall record and 2-4 SBC record into a nationally televised game on ESPNU against South Florida rival FIU on Friday, November 16 at the FAU Football Stadium, starting at 8 p.m.
Meanwhile, the women’s basketball team plays at Bethune-Cookman University on Friday, November 16 at 5:30 p.m. The team will then have its home opener against Jacksonville University on Sunday, November 18 at 2 p.m.
Tickets for all home athletic events can be purchased through the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS. Audio and statistics all football and basketball games can be heard here.