IF A week is a long time in football, then two years is more than enough time to make a big impact.

If your name is Madison Prespakis, that is.

A week after completing a historic AFLW Best and Fairest win, there's no better time to look back on a truly game-changing 18 months.

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Prespakis' FaceTime call from an AFL legend

Gavin Wanganeen gave Maddy Prespakis a call to say congratulations on becoming the first Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to win the AFLW B&F

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Since being drafted to Carlton in October 2018, the midfield gun has achieved just about everything there is to do from an individual standpoint.

And she's making her own history along the way:

- The first teenager to win the AFLW Best and Fairest.

- The first Carlton player to win the AFLW Best and Fairest.

- The youngest winner of a VFL/AFL or AFLW best-and-fairest medal since Dick Reynolds in 1934.

- Carlton’s sixth player to win the competition’s highest honour, following on from male counterparts Bert Deacon, John James, Gordon Collis, Greg Williams and Chris Judd.

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Prespakis dials in a champion

Madison Prespakis chats to Mark LoGiudice, Daniel Harford and Chris Judd moments after she was crowned the 2020 AFL Women's Best and Fairest.

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- The first player to win the AFLW Rising Star and Best and Fairest awards, and just the fifth overall. She joined Nathan Buckley, Ben Cousins, Adam Goodes and Sam Mitchell.

- Joining Goodes and Gavin Wanganeen as an Indigenous winner of the league’s best and fairest. She is the first at Carlton and the first in the AFLW competition to achieve the honour.

- Her trophy cabinet now includes an AFLW Best and Fairest, two club best-and-fairest awards, two All Australians, NAB AFLW Rising Star and AFLPA 22under22 vice-captain from two seasons.

- She became the first Blue since Geoff Southby to win two club best-and-fairest awards in her opening two seasons.