Fowles’ efforts throughout August helped the Sky to achieve new historical marks. Her 14 points and seven rebounds against the New York Liberty on August 23 assisted the Sky in clinching their first playoff berth in history. Fowles pushed the Sky further, offering 18 points and six rebounds to defeat the Atlanta Dream on August 31. The win earned the Sky the top seed in the Eastern Conference, gaining home court advantage for the first two rounds of the WNBA playoffs.

During Fowles’ 12 game appearances over the course of August, she averaged 18.1 points and 11.3 rebounds. She currently sits as the league leader in rebounds per game (11.5) and field goal percentage (58.9%). She also ranks third in blocks per game (2.30) and double-doubles (14).

On August 18 against the Connecticut Sun, Fowles made WNBA history by becoming the only player to mark two 20-20 games in a single season after scoring 20 points and taking down 21 rebounds. Her efforts during this week earned her WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (August 12-18).

Don’t miss seeing Big Syl in action at Allstate Arena Friday, September 6 at 7:30pm when the Sky host the 2012 WNBA Defending Champion Indiana Fever. It’s also Military Night and you can join the Sky in celebrating the men and women who protect and serve our country. To find out how you can sponsor a soldier for just $20 click here.

If you can’t make it to Allstate Arena on Friday you can catch all the Sky action on The U Too or WNBA LiveAccess.

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