Rollins ranked No. 7 by the coaches and No. 5 in the nation by the media in the latest Division II polls.
Points were hard to come by due to solid defensive efforts on both ends of the floor as Rollins pulled out a 62-54 win over St. Thomas on Monday evening.
Rollins shot-blocking specialist Carly McLendon has been named the Sunshine State Conference Defensive Player of the Week, it was announced Monday. The honor is her first of the season and sixth overall for junior from Sanford, Florida.
Stepping out of Sunshine State Conference play and looking to stay hot at the start of the season, Rollins hosts St. Thomas Monday at Warden Arena.
Rollins built a 12-point halftime lead but had to hold on down the stretch as the ninth-ranked Tars posted a 65-57 win at Lynn on Saturday.
Rollins women's basketball travels to Lynn to face the Fighting Knights Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m.