WNBA player Aliyah Boston, a USVI Native, has been bestowed the prestigious title of “Rookie of the Year” award by the Associated Press (AP). Additionally, she has earned a spot on the AP’s WNBA All-Rookie team.
Boston has commenced her professional career with the Indiana Fever on a high note, with a rookie season nothing short of remarkable mirroring her successful collegiate journey.
Her scoring average of 14.5 points per game, along with 1.3 blocked shots and 1.3 steals per game, outshone her peers.
Moreover, she secured the second-highest number of rebounds for a rookie in WBNA history, amassing an impressive total of 335 rebounds. Boston also ranked third in field goals, with 233 successful attempts.
Throughout her debut season, Boston etched her name in the record books.
She became the first rookie to achieve double-digit scores in four consecutive games at the start of her career.
Furthermore, she is the sole WBNA rookie to conclude five consecutive games with at least 15 points, eight rebounds, and a shooting accuracy exceeding 50%.
Her achievements during her rookie season are a testament to her hard work and skill.