Jamaica’s Romelda Aiken creates history to become the first player to score 3500 goals in the ANZ Championship!
Ace Jamaican goal-shooter Romelda Aiken has once again written her name into the record books after becoming the first player in ANZ Netball Championship history to score over 3500 goals.
She achieved the feat after notching a game-high 46 goals from 53 attempts as the Queensland Firebirds registered a crushing 60-33 win over the Central Pulse to move to third on the table and move a step closer towards securing a place in the playoffs.
Aiken, the former two-time league MVP and multiple times scoring champion, is currently the league’s third leading scorer with 472 goals and is 1st in rebounding with 80 – 43 ahead of Jamaican teammate Jhaniele Fowler-Reid and Geva Mentor of Melbourne Vixens who are joint second on 37.
Fowler-Reid who plays for the Southern Steel meanwhile is according to Champion Data (the league’s official statistics provider) the number one player in the ANZ Championship.
Heading into the 13th and penultimate round, Fowler-Reid leads the way with 1135 points (198 ahead of second place Geva Mentor of the Melbourne Vixens).
A three-time winner of the Golden Bib award this season, The 25 year old also leads the league in scoring with 477 goals and has the second highest accuracy rate of 93.9 percent.
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