Spartan senior men's basketball player Paul Kouvaris has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week after his performance for the week of December 11-18, 2011.
Kouvaris powered the Spartans to a 94-71 win over the Redhawks, who entered the game having won 35 of their last 39 games. Kouvaris tallied a game-high 24 points while he tied for a team-high with seven rebounds. The senior was 8-for-10 from the floor and 8-for-11 from the free throw line in his 32 minutes of action. He also had a pair of assists in the victory.
Kouvaris is now just 10 points short of joining the York College 1,000 career point club.
For the season, Kouvaris is leading the team in scoring as he is averaging 15.9 points per game. He is also York's top rebounder at 6.6 caroms per game. Kouvaris is shooting 56.1% from the floor and 69% from the free throw line. He has added 11 steals and nine blocked shots for the campaign.