November 21, 2011

Sparkman Named CAC Player of the Week

YORK, PA -York College senior guard April Sparkman was named, along with Mary Washington's Katie Witmer, as the Capital Athletic Co-Players of the Week for the week ending November 21, 2011.

April Sparkman led the Spartans to a 2-1 week including the tournament championship at the Terry Greene Memorial Tournament hosted by Franklin & Marshall College this weekend.

Sparkman began her week as she played her first game in over 21 months after missing last year due to a knee injury. She poured in 18 points in her season debut at Johns Hopkins on Wednesday night. She added six rebounds, a steal and a blocked shot in the close loss to the Blue Jays.

Sparkman then opened the weekend tournament with 16 points and 11 rebounds in the win over the host Diplomats on Saturday afternoon. The double-double was the 16th in her career. She concluded her week with a season-high 21 points in the seven-point win over Elizabethtown in the tournament championship game. Sparkman was named the Tournament MVP for her efforts.

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