Askew Leads Falcons Into GNAC Semifinals

Askew Leads Falcons Into GNAC Semifinals

New Haven, CT - Junior forward Ray Askew (New Haven, CT/Career) led a balanced Albertus scoring attack with a game high 26 points and game high 16 rebounds as the Falcons defeated visiting Rivier College 100-82 on Tuesday night.

The #3 Falcons hosted #6 Rivier as the Quarterfinal rounds of Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) were played tonight.

Albertus never trailed and led by as much as 26 points as they held a double digit lead the entire second half.  The Falcons had five players in double-figures with sophomore guard Arshad Jackson (Hartford, CT/Hartford Public) scoring 18 points.  Freshman forward Chris Cagle (New Haven, CT/Hillhouse) had 14 points, eight rebounds, and four blocks on the night.  Senior guards Walden St. Juste (Hartford, CT/Bulkeley) and Byron Reaves (Hamden, CT/Hamden) chipped in 13 points and 10 points respectively.

Rivier College was led by freshman forward Tom Poitras (Bow, NH/Bow) and his team high 17 points and team high nine rebounds.

The Falcons improve to 17-9, 14-4 GNAC while Rivier ends the season at 7-12, 12-13 GNAC.

Albertus travels to Providence, RI on Thursday night at 7:00 pm for the GNAC Semifinals against #2 ranked Johnson and Wales University.  The Falcons split the season series with Johnson and Wales with both road teams winning during the regular season.