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Solomon Eye Terp of the Week: SWK

Maryland Athletics
2-13-2017
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Each week during the 2016-17 season a Maryland student-athlete, who has shown excellence on and off the playing field, will be selected as the Solomon Eye Associates Terp of the Week. This week’s Solomon Eye Associates Terp of the Week is Shatori Walker-Kimbrough of women's basketball.


Walker-Kimbrough helped lead the way for the Terps' in their two wins on the week, averaging 26.5 points, 4.5 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals. She shot 51.4 percent from the field, 47.4 percent from outside the arc and 85.7 percent from the foul line. She was named Big Ten Player of the Week Monday for the second time this season.

In an 84-59 win over Illinois Thursday, she scored seven points in the Terps' early 16-2 run. She tied a career-high six three-pointers and added six assists. In the win, she moved into fifth on Maryland's all-time scoring list and now has over 1,958 points.

In the Terps’ 89-72 victory at Michigan State Sunday, Walker-Kimbrough scored 11 points in the first quarter to jumpstart the Terrapins’ offense. She finished with 24 points, four boards and three assists.

Walker-Kimbrough is averaging 17.7 points per game on the season and is No. 10 among Division I active all-time scorers. Her field goal percentage of 52.8 percent leads all Big Ten guards. Walker-Kimbrough's career three-point percentage of 44.9 percent is currently the best in Maryland history ahead of Kristi Toliver's career percentage of 40.8 percent.

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