FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 20, 2017

 

CHRIS FARRINGTON NAMED LITTLE EAST
MENíS BASKETBALL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman guard Chris Farrington (Fall River, MA) was named the Little East Conference Menís Basketball Rookie of the Week for his performance in a 1-1 week for the Anchormen.

 

Farrington averaged 17.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game to lead RIC (11-13, 5-9 LEC) as the Anchormen closed out the regular season.

 

 

 

In the teamís, 85-75, win over Western Connecticut on Feb. 15, Farrington recorded a career-best 22 points to go with five rebounds and two steals. He followed up that performance with 13 points, four boards and two assists in an 80-64 loss at Keene State on Deb. 18.

 

For the season, Farrington has played in 22 games, starting two of them. He is averaging 4.5 ppg and 1.5 rpg.

 

In upcoming action, RIC is the No. 6 seed for the 2017 Little East Tournament and will travel to No. 3-seeded UMass Dartmouth for a quarterfinal matchup on Tuesday, Feb. 21 (7:30 p.m.)

 

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