STANDISH, Maine – The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) weekly accolades have been released and Saint Joseph's College freshman guard Jack Casale (Portland, Maine/Cheverus) has been selected as the GNAC Corvias Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week for the second-consecutive reporting period.
Casale averaged 7.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in a 1-1 week for the Monks and notched his first career double-double with 11 points and 15 rebounds in an overtime loss at UMaine-Farmington on Tuesday.
Through four games for the 2-2 Monks, Casale is averaging 9.8 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. He currently leads the team in rebounding and free throw percentage (80%, 8-10) and ranks second on the squad in assists (12) and three-pointers made (5).
Saint Joseph's resumes play Saturday when the team travels to Boston for a 3:00 PM GNAC contest at Suffolk University.
Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic liberal arts college, providing a supportive, personalized and career-focused education for more than 100 years. From its 474-acre campus on the shores of Sebago Lake, the College offers more than 40 undergraduate programs to a population of approximately 1,000 students. Saint Joseph's College Online provides certificates, undergraduate and advanced degrees for working adults through an online learning program. For more, visit www.sjcme.edu.