Spring Grove High School graduate Shelby Walter, a senior women's lacrosse player at Stevenson University, was named the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Defensive Player of the Week.
She was awarded the honor after leading the Mustangs through a 2-1 week. Walter is the first Stevenson women's lacrosse player to be selected for a weekly honor this season, and is the first non-goalie defensive player to be recognized since 2013. During the Mustangs' three games during the week prior to her selection, Walter grabbed 11 ground balls and caused 10 turnovers in three games.
Walter is currently ranked fourth in the conference in caused turnovers and ground balls per game, with averages of 2.29 and 3.24, respectively.