StatSheet's MAAC Player of the Week for March 4th goes to Iona's David Laury. Shawn Valentine from Rider has won StatSheet's MAAC Freshman of the Week. Laury put up respectable numbers with 13.5 points per game, 70% shooting, and 7.5 rebounds per game. The Iona sophomore played well in victories versus Loyola (MD) and Siena.
Laury contributed 14 points and 8 rebounds in 26 minutes in a close 90-86 win against Loyola (MD). He then added 5 assists and 4 steals in an 80-61 win over Siena.
This is the second StatSheet MAAC Player of the Week honor for David Laury. He has also been a runner-up once. The runner-up this week is Lamont Jones, a senior from Iona. Honorable mention goes to senior Jonathon Thompson from Rider. Chris Manhertz finished 15th and was the highest ranking player from Canisius.
StatSheet MAAC Freshman of the Week: Rider's Shawn Valentine
Shawn Valentine was on the floor an average of 23 minutes starting both games for Rider. In a 68-59 win over Niagara, Valentine tallied 7 rebounds and 3 steals. Following that in a thin 65-61 win against Canisius, he added 7 points and 6 rebounds.
This is the first StatSheet MAAC Freshman of the Week award for Shawn Valentine. The runner-up is Marcus Gilbert from Fairfield. Honorable mention goes to Chazz Patterson from St. Peter's. Canisius has won the StatSheet MAAC Player of the Week award 3 times this season.
Tags: Chris Manhertz
- Scoring: Erik Etherly, Loyola (MD): 26.5 PPG
- Rebounding: Adam Kemp, Marist: 12.5 RPG
- Assists: Tavon Sledge, Iona: 6 APG
- Blocked Shots: Adam Kemp, Marist: 3.5 BPG
- Free Throws: Adam Kemp, Marist: 7 PPG
- Three Pointers: Robert Olson, Loyola (MD): 3.5 TPG
- Steals: R.J. Williams, Loyola (MD): 3.5 SPG