Nelson Named GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week

Sa'eed Nelson

WASHINGTON — American University men's basketball junior Sa'eed Nelson claimed the GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week award after scoring 24 points in the season-opening win at George Mason last Friday. 

Nelson added 10 points in a hard-fought contest on Monday at Northwestern. In two games this season, the Pleasantville, New Jersey native, leads the team, averaging 17.0 points per game. 

Earlier this week, Nelson was featured in an article in the Press of Atlantic City for joining the 1,000-point club at American. Click here for article.

Nelson and the Eagles will open the Bender Arena portion of the Schedule on Friday against New Hampshire.