Little East Conference

 

Men’s Basketball Report #8

Through Dec. 30, 2018

Player-of-the-Week

Carlos Gonzalez, Jr., G, 6-0, Springfield, MA

In two games at the Springfield College Naismith Classic Dec. 29-30, junior point guard Carlos Gonzalez of Springfield, MA led Eastern in scoring (21.5) and rebounding (7.5) average, three-point field goals (9), assists (7) and steals (7) on the way to LEC Player-of-the-Week honors for the second straight report. Ranked second nationally in steals per game, Gonzalez shot 51.9 percent from the floor, 50 percent from distance (9-of-18) and was 6-of-6 from the foul line in a 79-73 loss to No. 16 Nichols College and a 74-59 win over Springfield, an NCAA Final Four team last year. In 33 minutes against Springfield, Gonzalez had 14 points (four three-pointers), nine rebounds, four steals and three assists and turned the ball over only twice. In the second half against the Pride, Gonzalez had nine points, five rebounds and a steal without a turnover in 15 minutes. With Eastern leading by two with four minutes left, Gonzalez converted consecutive three-pointers to push the lead to eight and his rebound off a Springfield miss soon after set up an inside basket that made it 68-56 with under three minutes left.  Against Nichols, Gonzalez had a season-high 29 points, and a career-high five three-pointers along with six rebounds, four assists and three steals. Against the undefeated Bison, Gonzalez was 9-of-15 from the floor, 5-of-10 from distance and 6-of-6 from the stripe. His seven tournament steals moved him into third place all-time with 210 in 72 games (2.92 per game), 18 behind the all-time leader.  Eastern (9-3, 3-1 LEC) returns to action Jan. 8, hosting Castleton University in a Little East Conference game at 7:30 p.m.

 

2018-19 Weekly Winners

 

Winter
Thru

Dec. 30 (#8)        Carlos Gonzalez                Men’s Basketball              Player-of-the-Week

Dec. 23 (#7)        Carlos Gonzalez                Men’s Basketball              Player-of-the-Week                       

Dec.   9 (#5)        Mya Villard                         Women’s Basketball       Player-of-the-Week       

Dec.   9 (#5)        Julie Keckler                       Women’s Basketball       Rookie-of-the-Week

Dec.   9 (#5)        Seth Thomas                      Men’s Basketball              Rookie-of-the-Week      

Dec.   9 (#2)        Ryan Escoda                       Men’s Indoor Track         Rookie Track Athlete-of-the-Week                          

Dec.   2 (#1)        Ryan Escoda                       Men’s Indoor Track         Rookie Track Athlete-of-the-Week                          

Dec.   2 (#4)        Julie Keckler                       Women’s Basketball       Rookie-of-the-Week

Nov. 25 (#3)       Mya Villard                         Women’s Basketball       Player-of-the-Week

Nov. 25 (#3)       Jenna Serrantino              Women’s Basketball       Rookie-of-the-Week

Nov. 11 (#5)       Megan Lasto                      Women’s Swimming       Swimmer-of-the-Week

Nov. 4 (#4)          Megan Lasto                      Women’s Swimming       Swimmer-of-the-Week

Oct. 28 (#3)        Megan Lasto                      Women’s Swimming       Swimmer-of-the-Week

Fall

Thru

Nov. 4 (#10)*     Madison Bell                      Women’s Volleyball        Defensive Player-of-the-Week

Nov. 4 (#10)*     Anna Barry                          Women’s Volleyball        Offensive Player-of-the-Week

Nov. 4 (#10)*     Anna Barry                          Women’s Volleyball        Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 28 (#9)        Nick Starkowski                Men’s Soccer                     Defensive Player-of-the-Week  

Oct. 28 (#9)        Patrick Agyemang            Men’s Soccer                     Rookie-of-the-Week (co)

Oct. 28 (#9)        Tara Shayler                       Women’s Soccer              Defensive Player-of-the-Week

Oct. 28 (#9)        Madison Bell                      Women’s Volleyball        Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 21 (#8)        Lauren Valenti                   Women’s Soccer              Defensive Player-of-the-Week  

Oct. 21 (#8)        Anna Barry                          Women’s Volleyball        Rookie-of-the-Week                      

Oct. 15 (#7)        Nick Starkowski                Men’s Soccer                     Defensive Player-of-the-Week

Oct. 15 (#7)        Anna Barry                          Women’s Volleyball        Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 8 (#6)           Anna Barry                          Women’s Volleyball        Rookie-of-the-Week      

Oct. 1 (#5)           Maggie Dulak                     Women’s Cross Country Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 1  (#5)          Patrick Agyemang          Men’s Soccer                     Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 1  (#5)          Anna Barry                          Women’s Volleyball        Rookie-of-the-Week

Oct. 1  (#5)          Morgan Sanson                 Field Hockey                      Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept. 24 (#4)      Hannah Goodale              Women’s Soccer              Defensive Player-of-the-Week

Sept. 24 (#4)      Aly Clarke                            Women’s Soccer              Offensive Player-of-the-Week

Sept. 24 (#4)      Ryan Escoda                       Men’s Cross Country      Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept. 17 (#3)      Patrick Agyemang            Men’s Soccer                     Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept. 17 (#3)      Hannah Goodale              Women’s Soccer              Defensive -of-the-Week

Sept.10 (#2)       Olivia Rovalino                  Women’s Soccer              Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept. 10 (#2)      Will Toomey                      Men’s Soccer                     Rookie-of-the-Week

Sept.   3: (#1)     Madison Bell                      Women’s Volleyball        Rookie-of-the-Week
Sept.   3 (#1)       Griffin Luczek                     Men’s Soccer                     Offensive Player-of-the-Week   

*-Final week of fall awards

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