Rockefeller, Carvalho named Mustang Athletes of the Week

Rockefeller, Carvalho named Mustang Athletes of the Week

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Morrisville State College athletics department has announced its weekly award recipients, naming freshman Tori Rockefeller (Bloomville, N.Y.) and senior Jordan Carvalho (Brampton, Ontario) the Mustang Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 12.

Rockefeller guided the women's basketball team across three games on the week, averaging 13.0 points, 2.3 steals and three rebounds per game.

The freshman posted 16 points in a tight match with College of St. Elizabeth on Saturday, hitting 53.8% from the floor, while grabbing three rebounds and two steals for the Mustangs. She followed with a team best 18 points, adding two rebounds and three steals in the victory over Penn College.

A graduate of South Kortright High, Rockefeller is majoring in criminal justice at Morrisville State. She is the daughter of Trina and Brett Rockefeller of Bloomville.

Carvalho earns Mustang Athlete of the Week honors following his performance on the ice for the men's hockey team over the weekend.

The senior posted six points in a 1-0-1 weekend for the Mustangs, notching one goal and five assists against Cortland.

Carvalho started the weekend with a three point outing on Friday night as he was involved in each scoring play for the Mustangs in the 3-3 overtime draw. His scoring tally came 1:45 into the third on the power play, tying the contest at three to force the extra frame.

He followed Friday's performance with another three point outing on Saturday, all assists, including one on the first Mustang score of the night and another on the game tying goal in the second.

Carvalho is currently ranked second in all of Division II/III in assists per game (1.24) with a total 31 on the season. He leads the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) in assists (31) and is ranked first in points (37).

The graduate of Notre Dame High played two seasons for the Toronto Junior Canadians prior to coming to Morrisville State where he is majoring in business administration. He is the son of Anne and Ray Carvalho of Brampton, Ontario.

Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.

The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.

 

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