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Leppert receives SAAC award

Freshman tied team steals record in win over Heidelberg

December 5, 2011

R.J. Leppert is the SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week.

R.J. Leppert is the SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week.

Freshman guard R.J. Leppert has been named Wilmington College’s SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Dec. 4.

Leppert (Liberty Township/Lakota East) tied the WC single-game steals record with eight in Wilmington's 92-66 win over Heidelberg. He also scored 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting and pulled down five rebounds.

In recognition of his accomplishments, Leppert will receive a T-shirt from SAAC, and his photo and list of accomplishments will be displayed in the lobby of Hermann Court.

The Student Athlete Advisory Committee is a committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight about the student-athlete experience. SAAC protects student-athlete interests and provides a positive image of student-athletes.