Link: GNAC Complete Release
Winthrop, Mass. - Sophomore Tyreek Perkins (New Haven, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team earned All-Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) honors as announced by the league office Monday morning.
Perkins, who earned Second Team honors, was most recently named to the GNAC All-Tournament Team after helping the Falcons capture their eighth GNAC Championship this past Saturday. On the year, Perkins averaged 13.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.0 steals per game for the Falcons. The sophomore guard knocked down 43.3 percent of shots from the field ranking him first on the team in scoring. He scored 20 or more points four times during the season, highlighted by a season-high 28 points at Western Connecticut State University.
In addition, sophomore Marquise Owens (Thorafare, N.J.) earned a spot on the GNAC All-Sportsmanship Team. This season, Owens appeared in 18 games for the Falcons as well as averaged 3.4 points while shooting 40.7% from the floor and 36.2% from behind the arc.
The Albertus Magnus College men's basketball team is 20-7 on the year and will face Christopher Newport in the first-round of the NCAA Tournament.
GNAC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS
Dana Bean, Colby-Sawyer (Jr., Franklin, N.H.)
Brian Hogan-Gary, Johnson & Wales (Jr., Staten Island, N.Y.)
Stefan Masciarelli, Lasell (Jr., Northbridge, Mass.)
Jack Casale, Saint Joseph's of Maine (So., Portland, Maine)
Thomas Duffy, Suffolk (Jr., Fairfield, Conn.)
Tyreek Perkins, Albertus Magnus (So., New Haven, Conn.)
Mike Rapoza, Anna Maria (Jr., Charlton, Mass.)
Emmett Riddick, Emmanuel (Jr., Middletown, Conn.)
Ademola Afonja, Regis (Sr., Staten Island, N.Y.)
Darian Berry, Saint Joseph's of Maine (Sr., Rochester, N.H. )
Patrick Coffey, Colby-Sawyer (Jr., Westford, Mass.)
Joe Tamburro, Emmanuel (Sr., South Windsor, Conn.)
Delshawn Jackson Jr., Saint Joseph (Conn.) (Fr., Hartford, Conn.)
Ian Mileikis, Saint Joseph's of Maine (Sr., Auburn, Maine )
Steven DiPrizio, Suffolk (Jr., Medford, Mass.)
PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Brian Hogan-Gary, Johnson & Wales
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Brian Hogan-Gary, Johnson & Wales
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR – Delshawn Jackson Jr., Saint Joseph (Conn.)
COACH OF THE YEAR – Jeff Juron, Suffolk
INSTITUTIONAL SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD – Norwich University
Marquise Owens, Albertus Magnus (So., Thorafare, N.J.)
Joseph Holmes, Anna Maria (Jr., Shirley, Mass.)
Nate Trevino, Colby-Sawyer (So., Boerne, Texas)
Zachary Crisafulli, Emmanuel (So., Easthampton, Mass.)
Matt Madoian, Johnson & Wales (Sr., North Kingstown, R.I.)
Joe O'Brien, Lasell (Sr., Saugus, Mass.)
Daniel Haimes, Norwich (Sr., San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)
Milik Wallace, Regis (Sr., Hinesville, Ga.)
Tarik Rivers, Rivier (So., Stamford, Conn.)
Jake Sullivan, Saint Joseph (Conn.) (Fr., Branford, Conn.)
Tatsuaki Sakai, Saint Joseph's of Maine (So., Ishikawa, Japan)
Kevin Querusio, Suffolk (Sr., Millis, Mass.)
The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) is an NCAA Division III association made up of 13 member institutions and over 3,000 student-athletes across the New England region. Founded in 1995, the GNAC annually sponsors and administers 20 championships, while balancing academic integrity, athletic opportunity and community involvement in an effort to enhance the student-athlete experience.