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Croker wins second straight defensive recognition

Khadedra Croker won her second consecutive MEAC Defensive Player of the Week this week.

The former King’s Fork High School standout repeated as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Croker had a big game against the College of William & Mary by grabbing eight rebounds and blocking three shots and a steal in a Norfolk State University win.

Croker’s final block came with 28 seconds left on the clock, which gave NSU a chance to secure the win. To go along with her defensive performance, Croker scored a career-high 19 points.

She is part of an NSU team that is currently 6-5. Croker is averaging 7.8 points per game to go with 5.5 rebounds and is up to 36 blocks on the season.

At King’s Fork, Croker hit many accolades. She was a 1,000-point scorer and also grabbed 1,000 rebounds. She also had more than 900 career blocks.