Player of the Week: Richie Bumba

Richie Bumba has been named as Player of the Week for Week 11 after posting an impressive double-double in a win for Uxbridge College.

Bumba finished with 21 points and 19 rebounds to lead his side to a 60-51 success against Aylesbury Grammar.

“I am excited and blessed to be selected as Player of the Week,” he said.

“I am extremely grateful for my parents, teachers and coaches who push me to be the best that I can be.

“They continuously remind me that success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrificing and above of all, loving what you do.”

Head Coach Robert Banks added: “Having Richie selected as Player of Week is extremely gratifying.

“Richie is a high character young man who is committed to improving each day. He is one of the hardest working players that I have come across.

“He rarely misses training and works hard at becoming the best player and person that he can be. He puts in countless hours, is an excellent teammate and leads by example.

“Richie is fine example of a student athlete and I wish him continued success both on and off the court.”