New Haven, Conn. – Junior Ryan Pittman (Stratford, Conn.) of the men's basketball team has been named as the Albertus Magnus College Male Student-Athlete of Week. Initiated in September, 2017, the 'Athlete of the Week' program recognizes one female and one male student-athlete each week for demonstrated excellence on the playing field.
Pittman opened the season with a 19-point performance in the 95-85 loss to No. 25 Swarthmore on Saturday evening. The junior point guard shot an impressive 50 percent from both the floor and three-point range as well as shot a perfect 100 percent from the line. He also added three rebounds and four assists to his stat line.
The men's basketball team returns to action next week as the Falcons welcome WPI for a non-conference clash on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 3 p.m.