Attleboro, Mass -- Freshman Miguel Rivera (Waterbury, Conn.) has been named the New England Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week ending on December, 3rd, it was announced today by the Conference Office. This is the first time Rivera has taken home weekly honors.
Miguel Rivera helped the Nighthawks claim their first victory of the year, with an 86-70 victory over Rivier University. Rivera dropped 20 points while adding five assists in the win. Then, in a non-conference match-up with Tufts, Rivera scored 12 points with seven assists and pulled down four boards. On the week, Rivera averaged 16 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 6.0 assists.