Angela Salvadores has been awarded the 2014 FIBA Young Women’s Player of the Year. Salavadores is the youngest player at age 17 to receive the award.

“I like being on such a list next to the best young players in Europe and winning it is incredible,” said a proud Salvadores, who almost single-handedly dethroned USA for the first time in history at the FIBA U17 World Championship for Women.

During the U17 World Championships Salvadores averaged 19.9 points a game and in the final game scored 40 points.