Jake Ross (Northampton, Mass.) of the men's basketball team has been selected as the Springfield College Athletics Maroon Club Male Student-Athlete of the Week after leading the Pride to a Hampton Inn West Springfield/Naismith Classic championship this past weekend.
Ross, a sophomore guard at Springfield College, was impressive in a pair of games for the Pride, as he was named Tournament MVP after averaging 25.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 steals per contest. In a 74-53 win over Thomas, Ross registered 24 points and six rebounds before coming back on Sunday and leading Springfield College to a 72-67 win over No. 12 Wesleyan, as the sophomore notched 26 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and two steals.