March 3, 2008

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Aswad Thomas, Elms
(Junior, Guard – Hartford, Conn.)
Thomas averaged 16 points, 5 assists, 5.3 rebounds and 4.7 steals in three NAC tournament games leading the Blazers to their fourth straight title. The junior guard scored 19 points in a semifinal victory and added a game high 17 in the championship game.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

NONE 

February 25, 2008

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Mark Stevens, Lesley University
(SR, G - Las Vegas, Nev.)
In two crucial NAC victories over Thomas College and UMaine-Farmington, senior Mark Stevens averaged 23.5 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 1.0 apg, and 2.0 spg. In a dramatic 87-81 overtime victory over Thomas, Stevens had his best game of the week scoring 29 points on 11-of-16 shooting from the field. In the two games, the captain shot 58.1% from the floor, 41.7% on three-pointers, and 75.0% from the line. The wins earned Lesley a first round home playoff game.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Dan Gonzalez, Elms College
(Fr., G - East Windsor, CT)
Gonzalez poured in a collegiate career-high 23 points on 8 of 11 shooting, including 5 of 8 from 3-point range, in just 18 minutes to help the Blazers extend their win streak to 10 straight games with a 101-62 conference victory at Wheelock last Saturday.

 

February 18, 2008

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Juan Galdon, Elms College
(So., G - Holyoke, MA)
Galdon averaged 19.0 points to help lead the Blazers extend their win streak to eight straight games with three conference road victories last week at Lesley, Castleton and Johnson State. In the win over Johnson State, Galdon netted a game-high 29 points that included a perfect 10 for 10 effort at the free throw line.  On the week, Galdon shot nearly 50% from the field including 6-13 from the 3-point line.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Jesus Trejo, Lesley University
(FR, C - Methuen, Mass.)
Jesus Trejo averaged 7.3 ppg and 9.7 rpg in three games when Lesley went 2-1 against the North Atlantic Conference. His best performance came against Maine Maritime Academy when he had 13 points and nine rebounds in a 57-54 victory. 

February 11, 2008

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Matt St. John, Me.-Farmington
(SR, G - Wayne, ME)
St. John led the Beavers to a 2-1 week averaging 21 points per contest, including a pair of NAC victories. St. John powered Farmington with 29 points -- including his 1,000th career point -- with nine 3-pointers in a win over Lesley. The following night he dumped in 25 points with seven 3-pointers in a victory against Wheelock.

 

 

Brock Bradford, Husson
(So, G - Kenduskeag, ME)
The Eagles were 3-0 this week with two conference wins and a solid non-conference win over Gordon College. Bradford averaged 22 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists, and 1 steal for the week. He tallied 24 points and 8 assists in a come from behind win over Castleton. Bradford hit 24 out of 27 foul shots on the week.

 

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Chad Paddock, Maine Maritime Academy
(Sophomore, Forward - Dayton, OH)
Paddock averaged 14.5 points and 4 rebounds in MMA's 1-1 week. Paddock had a career high 24 points in a win vs Johnson State, going 12 for 13 from the floor. He was 14-17 from the floor this week, a scorching 82%.

 

February 4, 2008

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Juan Galdon, Elms College
(So., G - Holyoke, MA)
Galdon averaged 20.0 points, 2.5 steals and 2.0 assists to help lead the Blazers to a pair of conference home wins over Maine Maritime Academy and NAC East Division frontrunner Husson. In Saturday's win over Husson, Galdon netted a game-high 23 points on 9 of 18 shooting, including three 3-pointers.

 

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Ian Passino, Johnson State College
(Fr., G - Peru, N.Y.)
Ian Passino helped Johnson State to a 1-1 week by contributing seven points per game off the bench while shooting 50% from the field and 3-point line.

January 28, 2008

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

Co-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Joey Farley, Castleton State College
(Sr., Guard - Fairlee, VT)
Pressed into the starting lineup due to injury, Farley responded by averaging 27 points, five rebounds and two assists over a 1-1 NAC weekend for the Spartans. Farley canned 12-27 from three-point land on the weekend, and scored a career-high 34 in a win at Wheelock.

 

 

 
Travis Suber, Becker College
(JR, G - Springfield, MA)
Travis averaged 28 points, 5.5 steals, 4.0 assists and 3.5 rebounds for the Hawks (8-9, 5-2 NAC). The Hawks went 1-1 in NAC action last week. In an 88-83 loss to Thomas College Suber had 30 points, 7 steals, and 4 rebounds. The Hawks rebounded on Saturday with an 86-73 win over Me.-Farmington. Travis had 26 points 5 assists and 4 steals in the win.

 

 

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK 

Jesus Trejo, Lesley University
(FR, C - Methuen, Mass.)
Jesus Trejo averaged 12.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg in a week in which he helped Lesley go 2-1 against NAC opponents. His best game came in a victory over Castleton State College where he finished with 18 points, 12 rebounds, two blocks and two steals.

 

January 21, 2008

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Sean Fry, Me.-Farmington
(SR, F - Jay, ME)
Fry led the Beavers to a 2-1 week with a pair of NAC wins over Johnson State and Castleton. Against Castleton, Fry tallied his 1,000th career points in a 24-point, 13-rebound performance. Against Johnson, Fry scored a team-high 18 points. Fry also posted a double-double in a loss to Tufts with 11 points and 10 boards.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Andrew Dean, Me.-Farmington
(FR, G - Gorham, ME)
Dean helped the Beavers to a 2-1 week, including NAC wins over Johnson State and Castleton. Against Castleton, Dean threw in 11 points, including three 3-pointers, with seven assists. Against Johnson, Dean scored nine points with four assists and five rebounds. In a loss to Tufts, Dean tallied nine points with six assists.

January 14, 2008

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 Travis Suber, Becker College
(Jr. G – Springfield, Mass.)
Suber averaged 28 points, 3 rebounds, 4.3 steals and 4.5 assists last week as Becker went 2-1 picking up two conference wins over Castleton and Johnson State. In a 95-78 win over Castleton, Suber had 25 points and 7 assists. In a thrilling 99-96 upset over Johnson State the junior guard had a season high 36 points including two clutch free throws with 9 seconds left for a 97-96 lead then stole the ball and dunked it at the buzzer to ensure the victory.

 

Charlie Viana, Johnson State College
(Sr. G/F – Valley Stream, N.Y.)
Charlie Viana pushed Johnson State to a 1-2 week by averaging 29 points, 5.7 rebounds while shooting 59% from the field and 71% (10-14) from the 3 point line. The week was highlighted with a career-best 42-point effort at Elms College on 15-22 shooting and 4-4 from the 3-poiint arc.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Trey Jacobs, Becker College
(Fr. C – Lexington Park, MD)
Jacobs averaged 22.3 points and 10 rebounds as the Hawks went 2-1 including conference games. Jacobs had his first collegiate double double Friday night against Castleton when he hit for a career high 34 points (16-for-21) and 10 rebounds. On Saturday afternoon in a thrilling 99-96 win over Johnson State, the freshman had 26 points and 9 rebounds.

 

January 7, 2008

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Richard Reilly, Castleton State College
(Sr., Guard - Manassas, VA)
Reilly led the Spartans to the championship in the Vermont State Colleges Tournament this past weekend. The senior point guard averaged 19 points, 6.5 assists and 3.5 rebounds over the two games. Reilly shot 54% (13-24) from the field and 57% (4-7) from beyond the 3-point arc in earning the Most Valuable Player award in the tournament.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Andrew Duncanson, Thomas College
(Jr., Gurad - Portland, Maine)
Andrew Duncanson combined for a total of 47 points, 10 assists and shot 51.2% from the field at the Jim Beaudry Classic on the campus of UNE in Biddeford, Maine over this past weekend. Please note that Andrew made a 19ft. jumper at the buzzer against Wesleyan to force overtime. 58-66(OT)loss to Wesleyan and 102-72 win over UMPI. Duncanson was selected to the All-Tournament for his stellar performance. He currently leads the team in season totals with ppg (18.5) and assists 35 for the season. 

December 17, 2007

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Josh Howe, Castleton State College
(Jr., Guard - Randolph, VT)
Howe led Castleton to a pair of non-conference wins with strong play on both the offensive and defensive ends of the court. The junior guard averaged 24.5 points, 4 rebounds and 2.5 steals over the two games. Howe shot 59% (17-29) from the floor and torched the nets from beyond the arc at a 67% (10-15) clip.

 

Sean Fry, Me.-Farmington
(SR, F - Jay, ME)
Fry scored a career-high 35 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Beavers' 83-73 win over conference foe Husson in Bangor on Monday. Fry's total -- the highest individual mark since 2002 for a UMF player -- include five 3-pointers. Fry also scored 12 points in a 58-48 loss to USM Friday.

 

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Andrew Dean, Me.-Farmington
(FR, G - Gorham, ME)
Dean helped the Beavers to an 83-73 win over conference foe Husson with 11 points, six rebounds and three assists. Dean also had five points and three boards in a 58-48 loss to USM.

December 10, 2007

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Juan Galdon, Elms College
(So., G - Holyoke, MA)
Galdon averaged 23.5 points on a sizzling 17 of 23 shooting from the field, including 8 of 9 from 3-point range in just 19.0 minutes per game to help the Blazers to a perfect 2-0 week. He netted a team-high 16 points on 5 of 7 shooting in just 18 minutes to lead the Blazers to a 105-67 win over Southern Vermont last Thursday. Galdon then poured in a game-high 31 points on a scorching 12 of 16 shooting from the field, including 7 of 8 from beyond the arc in Elms College's conference-opening 108-77 win over Wheelock on Saturday afternoon.

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Juan Alverio, Elms College
(Fr., C - Toa Baja, Puerto Rico)
Alverio averaged 12.5, 6.0 rebounds 2.0 blocks and 2.0 steals to help lead the Blazers to a perfect 2-0 week, including a 17-point, six-rebound effort in Elms College's 108-77 conference win over Wheelock last Saturday.

December 3, 2007

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

 

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Travis Suber, Becker College
(JR, G - Springfield, MA)
Suber averaged 27 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals last week as Becker went 2-0 to improve to 3-3 on the season. In a 76-68 win over Anna Maria College, Suber had 25 points on 8-for-15 shooting from the field, a season high 12 rebounds and 4 steals. Against Regis College the junior had a season high 29 points on 11-for-18 shooting (.611), 7 rebounds and 5 assists in the 88-74 win.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Alex Thayer, Wheelock
(Freshman, forward - Seekonk, MA)
Thayer averaged 18 points and 12.7 rebounds in three contest for the Wildcats. The Freshman led Wheelock to its first ever victory over Eastern Nazarene with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Thayer followed that with 19 points and 6 rebounds in a buzzer beater loss to Mount Ida and finished his week up with a monster 20 point, 18 rebound performance versus Salem State.

November 26, 2007

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Sean Fry, Me.-Farmington
(SR, F - Jay, ME)
Fry powered the University of Maine at Farmington to a 64-61 win over in-state rival St. Joseph's on Monday with 26 points and 10 rebounds. Fry hit a pair of 3-pointers and was 8 for 10 from the foul line in the win.

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Jesus Trejo, Lesley University
(FR, C - Methuen, Mass.)
Trejo had another solid week for the Lynx as he averaged 16.0 ppg, 62.1 FG%, 10.7 rebound/g, and had four blocks in three games. Lesley went 2-1 in those games including a historic victory over UMass Boston. Trejo's best game came in that exact game scoring 24 points and grabbing 14 rebounds.

 

November 19, 2007

NAC Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Travis Suber, Becker College
(JR, G - Springfield, MA)
Suber averaged 22.5 points per game and 9.5 rebounds in his first two games in a Hawks Uniform. In the season opener vs. Worcester State College in the Worcester County Classic Suber finished with a game-high 21 points, including an 11 for 16 showing at the foul line, seven rebounds and five assists for Becker who lost 82-72. The junior scored a game-high 24 points to go along with nine assists and six rebounds to lead the Becker men’s basketball team to an 82-79 victory over host Nichols in the consolation game. Travis was named to the All-Tournament Team.

 

ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Jesus Trejo, Lesley University
(FR, C - Methuen, Mass.)
In his first game in a Lynx uniform, freshman center Jesus Trejo worked hard for a double-double getting 15 points and 13 rebounds against highly ranked Keene State. He also blocked three shots. He followed up that performance by scoring 17 points, grabbing 8 boards, and blocking three more shots. Lesley will look to the 6'8" freshman all season long to provide quality offense and defense.

 

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