For Immediate Release

 

November 21, 2007

 

Anthony Fortes Named Little East Conference
Menís Basketball Rookie of the Week

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman guard Anthony Fortes (East Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Basketball Rookie of the Week.

 

 

 

In his first collegiate appearance, Fortes paced the Rhode Island College attack with a team-high 15 points to lift the Anchormen past Bridgewater State College, 73-71, on Nov. 20. In just 19 minutes off the bench, the Proctor Academy product was five-for-six from the field, including three-for-four from three-point range. He also pulled in five defensive rebounds.

 

Head Coach Bob Walshís team is 3-0 and will play at Fitchburg State on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m.

 

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