Montclair, NJ (1/19/09) – Freshman guard Paul Siljee (Wayne, NJ / Wayne Valley) was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week on Monday.
becomes the first Red Hawk to be named Rookie of the Week by the league
and the third MSU player to be honored by the conference this season.
earns NJAC Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week honors after averaging
9.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per game in a 1-1 week of conference play
for the Red Hawks. He opened the week by sparking MSU off the bench
with five points and three rebounds in only 12 minutes of action during
the Red Hawks’ 62-61 NJAC victory over Rutgers-Newark. He wrapped up
the week with a career-high 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting from the
field during MSU’s 69-63 NJAC defeat to Richard Stockton.
In 12 games played for the Red Hawks on the season, Siljee is averaging 4.1 points per contest.