Akyah Taylor named GWBA Player of the Week for Week 9

by Drey Wynn

Chicago, IL- August 3, 2018- Akyah Taylor of the Chicago Breeze was named the GWBA’s Player of the Week, for games played July 28-August 3. Taylor registered 13 points and league record 21 rebounds while helping the Breeze capture a 75-70 win at home.

Taylor was selected Player of the Week for the first time in her career and has the Chicago Breeze off to a 5-2 league record.

The Elkhart Indiana native and former Michigan State University player averages 13.1 points and 9.4 rebounds per game for the season.

Other candidates for the GWBA Player of the Week were the Chicago Breeze Bryeasha Blair.


Week Ending                              Player                       Team
6/8/18                                      Crystal Bradford       Flint Monarchs
6/15/18                                    Ariel Easton               Chicago Breeze
6/22/18                                    Sam Price                  Milwaukee Aces
6/29/18                                    Teri Stamps               Milwaukee Aces
7/6/18                                      Arlesia Morse            Flint Monarchs
7/13/18                                    Sparkle Taylor           Flint Monarchs
7/20/18                                    Arlesia Morse            Flint Monarchs

7/27/18                                    Nya Jordan                 Flint Monarchs 

8/3/18                                      Akyah Taylor               Chicago Breeze