What an achievement by this awesome young woman, Leah has played for Hutt Valley and Wellington as a rep player, Hutt Valley High and New Zealand. Leah is currently in Colorado on a scholarship.
Otero women’s basketball’s Leah Mafua named National Player of Week
Otero Junior College’s Leah Mafua has been named as the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 1 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.
Mafua, a freshman from Wellington, New Zealand, is averaging 19.2 points, eight rebounds and five assists per game.
Last week, Mafua led the Lady Rattlers to wins over McCook (Neb.) and North Platte (Neb.) community colleges. She recorded a triple-double against North Platte with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists.
After an 89-61 win over Northeastern Junior College Tuesday in Sterling, OJC now has a record of 17 wins and three losses. The Lady Rattlers have won eight consecutive games.