Smith Named ECAC Rookie of the Week

Smith Named ECAC Rookie of the Week

Danbury, Conn. -- Blake Smith has been named the ECAC South Rookie of the Week as announced by the organization this afternoon. Smith helped lead the Falcons to a 2-0 week with road wins at Huntingdon and LaGrange over the weekend.

Smith averaged 15 points per game, including a career-high 18 points against LaGrange, and shot 10-of-17 (58.8 percent) from long range. In the Falcons 114-97 win at defending USA South Tournament Champion LaGrange, Smith knocked down 6-of-9 from behind the arc and went 5-for-6 in the pivotal second half.

"Blake was incredible over the weekend for us," said head coach Jeremy Currier. "He hit game-winning threes at Huntingdon and followed up with making six three's at LaGrange. Blake battled injuries all year and we are thrilled to have him back. I am encouraged that Blake is playing his best basketball right now, we need it heading into our final stretch."

Smith and the Falcons return to action on Wednesday night when they host Methodist at 7:30 p.m.