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January 6, 2003

 

Rhode Island College’s Brian Stanko Earns Little East Rookie of the Week Honors

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College freshman forward Brian Stanko (Swansea, MA) was named the Little East Conference’s Rookie of the Week for his performance in the Anchormen’s 84-53 win over St. Joseph’s College (NY) on Jan. 3.

 

Stanko helped RIC extend its winning streak to four games by scoring 12 points and pulling down four rebounds in the game. For the season, Stanko has played in four games. He is averaging 4.2 points and 1.5 rebounds per game.

 

He is undecided about a major and is a 2002 graduate of Joseph Case High School.

 

Head Coach Michael Kelly’s team is 6-3 overall and 1-1 in the Little East Conference. In upcoming action, RIC will face Newbury College on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. The game will be played at Bryant College. The Anchormen will also host Bridgewater State on Jan. 9 at 6 p.m., before traveling to Keene State on Jan. 11.

 

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