Danbury, Conn. - January 24, 2017 - Springfield College's first-year Jake Ross (Northampton, Mass.) was chosen as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week.
Earning the honor for the third time this season, Ross continued his impressive first year as he averaged 21.5 points, 6.0 boards and 4.5 assists per game in leading Springfield College to a 1-1 record in NEWMAC play, while shooting 47 percent from the field.
The first year posted 21 points, six boards and six assists in 37 minutes of action in a win over Coast Guard before turning in 22 points and six caroms against Clark over the weekend.
Ross and the Pride return to the courts on Wednesday for the first game of a four-game homestand when it faces Emerson at 5:30 pm.