Wallpher Named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for January 30

Wallpher Named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for January 30

YORK, PA  - York College women’s basketball player Aja Wallpher has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week after leading the Green and White to a pair of Capital Athletic Conference wins this past week.

Wallpher began her week with a sensational performance in the triumph over Frostburg State. She handed out a career-high tying 13 assists while she also pulled in a career-high 12 rebounds in the win over the Bobcats. She committed just one turnover in her 33 minutes of play while she also had five steals.

She continued her stellar play with nine assists, five rebounds, four points, two blocked shots and a pair of steals in 30 minutes in the romp over Hood.

For the week, Wallpher had a combined 22 assists and just one turnover in 63 minutes of action. She averaged 8.5 rebounds and 3.5 steals per game in the Spartans’ two wins.

Wallpher currently leads all of Division III in assists at 7.3 per game. She is also contributing 4.7 points and 4.3 rebounds per game to the Spartan attack. During the Spartans’ current six game win streak, Wallpher has handed out 59 assists and committed just 15 turnovers, good for a 3.9-to-1 assist to turnover ratio during the streak.