St. Thomas Aquinas College Men's Basketball player Osbel Caraballo was named the East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week on Monday, following the Spartans 1-1 week on the hardwood.
Caraballo averaged 12.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in games versus the University of the District of Columbia (W, 95-68) on Wednesday evening and at the University of New Haven (L, 76-59) on Saturday afternoon. The freshman forward from Bolivar, Venezuela shot 44.4 percent (8-for-18) from the field, 60.0 percent (3-for-5) from three and 100.0 percent (5-for-5) from the free throw line. In addition, Osbel picked up 2 assists and 2 steals on the week.
The #18 NABC ranked Spartans resume the ECC portion of their schedule, as STAC hosts NYIT on Wednesday, January 9th at 7:30pm. Following the tilt with the Bears, St Thomas Aquinas will head to LIU Post on Saturday, January 12th for a 3pm match-up with the Pioneers.