Gil Doubles CACC Player of the Week Honors
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Argelix Gil of Concordia has been honored as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Player of the Week for his second time. USciences' Garret Kerr is named CACC Rookie of the Week which is his third straight weekly honor.
CACC Player of the Week
Argelix Gil, Concordia (Jr., F, 6-5, Brooklyn, NY) - Averaged 21.5 points on the week along with 14.0 rebounds. Had a 23 point, 20 rebound performance against Chestnut Hill College. Leads the conference with 19.7 points per game.
CACC Rookie of the Week
Garret Kerr, USciences (Fr., G, 6-3, Moorestown, NJ) - Recorded sixth straight 13+ rebound performance and sixth straight double-double in his starting role. Tied for 1st in conference with 11.3 rebounds per game.
Cory Quimby, Dominican (Jr., C,
6-9, Otisville, NY) - Averaged 18.5 points and 13.5 rebounds
while leading the Chargers to three victories.
Arthur Morrision, Caldwell (Jr., F, 6-6, Bridgewater, NJ) - Shot perfect from the free throw line going 8-for-8 and averaged 19.5 points, 5.0 rebounds.
Jim Connolly, Philadelphia (Jr., G, 6-3, Harleysville, PA) - Scored 35 points in a win over Post University.
Kevin Udo, Bloomfield (So., F, 6-7, West Orange, NJ) - Rejected career best eight shots against Nyack. Averaged 11.5 points and rebounds for the week.
Bloomfield - The
Deacons improved to 11-5 overall and 5-1 in CACC play this week,
stretching their current winning streak to eight consecutive games
with victories over Nyack College and the University of the
Sciences. Sophomore forward Kevin Udo posted averages of 11.5
points, 11.5 rebounds and 5.5 blocks per game over the two-game
stretch, notching a career-high eight blocks in the team's victory
over Nyack. Rookie guard Marvin Williams continued his
standout freshman campaign by leading the Deacons with 17 points in
the club's victory over Sciences, averaging 14 points and 6.5
rebounds for the week. Senior point guard Ahmad Harris
finished just shy of a triple-double in the win over Nyack,
totaling 15 points, eight rebounds and eight assists on the
evening, while fellow senior Matt Wafula tallied a team-high 17
points and nine rebounds. Sophomores Steve Henderson and
Terry Hicks each contributed 15 points in the win over Nyack, with
Henderson going 5-7 from long-range on the evening.
Caldwell - Caldwell dropped a pair of close CACC games last week, losing to Concordia 75-74 on Thursday and to Wilmington 83-78 on Saturday. Senior guard Nik Otovic scored 19 points and senior guard Anthony Gill grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds against Concordia. Otovic and junior forward Arthur Morrison each tallied 21 points in the loss to Wilmington. The offensive output marked a career high for Morrison, who made 8-of-11 from the field. The Cougars host Felician in another CACC contest on Monday.
Chestnut Hill - The Griffins have won their first five CACC contests of the year to tie Philadelphia University a top of the conference's South Division with a 5-0 record. They are the only two conference teams unbeaten in league play.
Concordia - Concordia went 1-1 last week with a close win on the road against Caldwell. Argelix Gil led the Clippers in both conference games as he recorded an average of 21.5 points and 14.0 rebounds. Gil currently has 993 career points and will most likely surpass the 1,000 point plateau in their next game at Nyack on Tuesday evening. Concordia will round out their week with a road meeting with Bloomfield College on Thursday.
Dominican - Dominican improved to 9-4 overall and 2-3 in conference after posting a 3-0 week. Junior Cory Quimby tallied his 10th double-double in a double overtime victory over post on January 5th and he currently leads the nation in double-doubles.
Felician - During its current three-game winning streak, Felician has out-rebounded its opponents 139-92 (15.7 per game), including 65-30 (+11.7 per game) on the offensive glass.
Holy Family - Holy Family snapped its three game losing streak with a 77-71 victory at Nyack on Saturday. The Tigers finished the week 1-1 after falling to Philadelphia, 68-65, to start the week Tuesday. Junior Angel Ayala averaged a double-double for the week after recording 17.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. Against Nyack, Holy Family's entire starting five scored in double-figures, including Ayala who scored a team-high 17 points. Sophomore Alberto Munoz and freshman Eric Fleming each scored 14 points, while senior Rickie Crews and junior Khiry Hankins each contributed 12 points.
Nyack - Freshman Chris Hampton posted a career high 23 points on 8-16 shooting in Saturday's loss to Holy Family University. Through the first three games of his college career, Hampton has posted 13.3 points per game for the Warriors.
Philadelphia - The Rams (9-4, 5-0 CACC) remained hot after knocking off Holy Family (68-65) and Post (86-75) last week to push their winning streak to five. Temi Adebayo scored a career-high 29 points in Tuesday night's win against Holy Family. Nick Schlitzer added 20 points. Against Post, Jim Connolly netted a season-best 35 points, just two shy of his career high, on 11-of-17 shooting. Corey Francisco and Schlitzer scored 15 points each. Philadelphia has the week off and will play against Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Chestnut Hill.
USciences - Garret Kerr recorded his sixth straight double-double in the Devils loss to Bloomfield on Saturday, becoming the first Devils player to accomplish this feat since Bill Tedor had a string of nine straight during the 1976-77 season. Sciences had their best free throw shooting effort of the season vs. Bloomfield, connecting on 10-11 (90.9%). In the latest NCAA statistics report, Kerr is ranked 4th nationally in rebounding, averaging 11.0 per game.