US College Update

US College Update

It’s March so it’s the time of year when US Colleges are in play-off action and with a number of our former junior players currently out in the USA playing at various Colleges we thought it would be nice to give everyone an update as to how they’ve got on this season.

Aaron Menzies (Sophomore) at Seattle University (NCAA Division 1) record 13-16
Seattle begin their WAC Championship play-offs against Utah Valley on 9th March
Season stats: Played 14 games, 14 starts, 21.8 minutes per game, 12.3 points per game, 6.1 rebounds per game, 1.1 blocks per game (Aaron has been out injured since the last update)

Patrick Whelan (Junior) at William Jewell College (NCAA Division 2) record 9-17
Season stats: Played 26 games, 25 starts, 35.7 minutes per game, 19.7 points per game, 4.3 rebounds per game, 2.2 assists per game, 0.8 steals per game

Patrick has picked up two awards All-GLVC Second Team and All-GLVC Defesive Team
and is a James R. Spalding Sportsmanship Award Nominee

He was 3rd in his conference in scoring and three-point shooting percentage (44.5%) and led the conference in minutes played per game. 

Patrick also passed 1,000 career points at William Jewell this season, the 41st person to do so in the programme’s history.

Pharroh Gordon (Sophomore) at College of Saint Rose (NCAA Division 2) record 24-7
College of Saint Rose made the NE10 Conference Championships
Quarter Final 93 – 80 Win against Franklin Pierce, Pharroh did not play
Semi Final 63-65 Loss against Southern New Hampshire, Pharroh played 3 minutes and had 1 rebound.
Season stats: Played 20 games, 0 starts, 5.4 minutes per game, 1.3 points per game, 1.0 rebounds per game, 0.4 assists per game, 0.3 steals per game

Kingsley Nwagboso (Sophomore) at Connors States (NJCAA Division 1) record 14-4
Connors States begin their Post Season schedule on 8th March – 11th March
Season stats: Played 22 games, 0 starts, 5.2 points per game, 5.5 rebounds per game, 0.6 assists per game, 0.5 blocks per game

Leah McDerment (Junior) at University of Massachusetts (NCAA Division 1) record 9-21
UMass made the A10 Tournament
Round 1 51 – 91 loss to Saint Louis, Leah played 40 minutes had 8 points, 2 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals and a block.
Season stats: Played 30 games, 30 starts, 37.8 minutes per game, 6.2 points per game, 3.5 rebounds per game, 5.2 assists per game, 1.2 steals per game

Gina Brierley (Freshman) at Saint Leo University (NCAA Division 2) record 9-18
Saint Leo made the SSC Tournament
Round 1 55 – 91 loss to Fla. Southern, Gina started and played 27 minutes had 2 rebounds and  3 assists.
Season stats: Played 27 games, 27 starts, 28.7 minutes per game, 6.9 points per game, 3.6 rebounds per game, 2.3 assists per game, 0.9 steals per game

(data accurate on 05/03/2017)