YORK, PA – York College is proud to announce that junior women’s basketball player Kristen Haley (Silver Spring, Md./Georgetown Visitation) has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the week ending January 27.
Haley had a fantastic week to lead the Spartans to a perfect 3-0 stretch including their fifth Capital Athletic Conference win of the year on Saturday.
Haley began her week with 14 points and 13 rebounds in a road win at McDaniel on Monday night. She followed that with 22 points and 10 rebounds in the home win over Washington & Lee on Thursday.
In Saturday's victory over St. Mary's, Haley poured in a career-high 27 points while she pulled in 12 rebounds. Haley became the 13th member of the 1,000 career point club with a lay up on the right block with 5:52 left in the first half.
For the week, Haley averaged 21 points and 11.7 rebounds as she shot 47.1% from the floor, 33.3% from three and 81.2% from the free throw line. She handed out two assists and grabbed one steal in each game. Haley also blocked eight shots in the three games.
Her three double-doubles for the week give her seven for the year. The Spartans are now 16-4 overall and 5-2 in the CAC.
Haley is the daughter of Paul and Sue Haley and is a nursing major at York.