24 April Sparkman
24 April Sparkman
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Walkersville, Md.
High School: Walkersville
Position: G

2008-2009: Enters her sophomore year as a very key member of the Spartan squad. . . is a poised player that will be expected to continue the progression of production that started during her first year . . . has tremendous range on her jump shot as she can drain it consistently from beyond the arc . . . does a great job of moving without the ball and has a knack for making the right play . . . is a lanky player that has proven herself as a defender and as a rebounder . . . will be expected to increase her scoring with the graduation of Spartan forward Kristen Daly.

2007-2008: Made an immediate impact on the Spartan squad as she played in all 27 games, earning a start in 26 of those contests . . . finished the season averaging 29.0 minutes, 9.5 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game . . . established her scoring career-high with her 18 points in the January 9 win at St. Mary’s while she also set a new career rebounding mark with 12 in that same contest . . . recorded two double-doubles for the year as she had 10 points and 11 rebounds in the December 1 win over Villa Julie in addition to her career night at St. Mary’s . . . she shot 45.8% from the floor  and 34.8% from three . . . converted 75%?of her attempts from the free throw line including a career-high five makes in the January 4 win over Oneonta State . . . reached double figures in points in 16 games including her last five games of the season . . . pulled in at least one rebound in all 27 contests including a trio of double digit efforts . . . handed out a career-high five assists in the February 26 win over Wesley . . . blocked 20 shots for the season including notching a career-high two blocks in the back-to-back home wins over Lycoming and Hood . . . converted a career-high three three point field goals twice.

Personal: Is the daughter of Howard and Kathy Sparkman . . . born January 10, 1989 . . . is an Undeclared major . . . played for Mike?Mathis at Walkersville High School . . . as a senior, earned first team Fredrick News Post, first team Maryland Gazette, and first team All-MVAL honors . . . honorable mention Washington Post area squad.