NORTHFIELD, Vt. - For the second straight week, and the third time this season, Norwich University men's basketball player Jaren Jeffcoat was named the GNAC "Rookie of the Week" after averaging 14.0 ppg., last week.
Jeffcoat began his productive week with 19 points and three rebounds in NU's home finale versus Suffolk last Tuesday. The freshman from Dallas, Texas, added nine points and six rebounds in the Cadets' regular season finale at Emerson on Saturday.
Jeffcoat leads all Norwich freshmen, and ranks fourth on the team, in scoring (8.2 ppg.). He also lists second among all first-year Cadets in rebounding (3.5 rpg.).
The Cadets, who are the No. 7 seed in the GNAC Tournament, will play at No. 2 seed Lasell on Tuesday, Feb. 26, in a quarterfinal matchup. Tip-off is slated for 7 p.m.