January 12, 2004


Kevin Zalucki Earns
Little East Menís Basketball Honors

 Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman center Kevin Zalucki (Enfield, CT) was named the Little East Conferenceís Menís Basketball Rookie of the Week.


 Zalucki helped RIC earn a split of two games last week by averaging 11.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game. He scored 15 points, on 6-8 shooting, and added six rebounds and three blocks in RICís, 89-65, victory over UMass-Boston on Jan. 10. On the season, Zalucki has played in 12 games, starting 11 of them. He is averaging 9.7 points and 6.2 rebounds per game and leads the team with 21 blocks, an average of 1.8 per contest.


Zalucki is a physical education major with a minor in health and a 2003 graduate of East Catholic High School.


Head Coach Michael Kellyís team is 5-7 (2-0 LEC) on the season. In upcoming action, RIC will face two LEC rivals this coming week. The Anchormen will first travel to the University of Southern Maine on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m., then will return home to host Keene State on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m.