GUN midfielder Maddy Prespakis has been named as one of three winners of the womens.afl player of the year.
With the 2020 season coming to an abrupt end following Carlton’s semi final victory over Brisbane, womens.afl has crowned three of the competition’s best as this season’s players of the year.
Prespakis took out top honours alongside North Melbourne’s Jasmine Garner and Melbourne’s Karen Paxman in the 2020 race, who all notched 13 votes across the season.
Decided on a 3-2-1 votes basis, Prespakis steamed home to tie equal first with a three-vote performance against Melbourne in Round 6 at Traeger Park.
It’s no surprise Prespakis was able to get one up on the competition in the Top End, she finished the 16-point win with 23 disposals and a goal for her efforts.
The second-year midfielder has gone from strength to strength since her outstanding debut year earned her the 2019 NAB AFLW Rising Star and Carlton best and fairest awards.
The youngster averaged 21.3 disposals in her seven appearances in AFLW 4.0, up from 19 a match in her debut year.
The consistent midfielder remains in contention for the competition top honours at the 2020 AFLW Best and Fairest.