Walsh Named LEC Rookie of the Week

NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth freshman Ryan Walsh (North Dighton, Mass) was selected by the Little East Conference as their men's basketball Rookie of the Week for his performance in the 2013 UMass Dartmouth Hampton Inn Classic this past weekend.

The Corsair guard averaged 16.5 points and 2.0 assists and was named the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament. In an opening round win over Elms College, Walsh scored 16 points, while grabbing 6 boards and dishing out 3 assists. The following day, the freshman guard recorded a team-high 18 points on 6-11 shooting to propel UMass Dartmouth to a 77-72 championship game win over Colby College.

UMass Dartmouth returns to action on Tuesday, November 19 when they host Brandeis University in a non-conference game at 7 p.m.