Broncos’ Walton earns weekly honor

Cal Poly Pomona senior forward Stephisha Walton has been named the CCAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 3-9.

She helped the Broncos (8-2, 5-1) to wins over Sonoma State and Humboldt State, averaging 14.5 points and 12 rebounds.

In Cal Poly’s 48-46 victory over Sonoma State, Walton scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds and followed the effort with 18 points, 18 rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block in a 65-50 win over Humboldt State.

Walton’s scoring and rebounding totals against the Lumberjacks established season highs and marked the seventh double-double of her career.

On the season she is averaging 10 points and 10 rebounds. She ranks third in the conference in rebounding.

She is the second Broncos player to be honored. Junior guard Reyana Colson has earned player of the week accolades twice.

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