Jason Saldiveri Selected for NEAC Men's Basketball Weekly Award

Jason Saldiveri Selected for NEAC Men's Basketball Weekly Award

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Jason Saldiveri as its Student-Athlete of the Week selection in men’s basketball for the week ending Jan. 7.

Jason Saldiveri (New Brunswick, N.J.) from the College of Saint Elizabeth has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Basketball Student-Athlete of the Week after lifting the Eagles to a 98-96 win over the College of New Rochelle on Jan. 6. The sophomore guard sunk a season-high 43 points and recorded 14 rebounds, four assists and one block in the high-profile matchup played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. With just 11 seconds left in the game, Saldiveri’s layup gave his team a one-point lead before the Eagles would add a free throw to secure the two-point victory.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has fourteen NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Bryn Athyn College, Cazenovia College, College of St. Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Morrisville State College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wells College, and Wilson College.  Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (M Volleyball), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse, M Volleyball), Pennsylvania State University – Altoona (M Volleyball), and Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sports of field hockey and men’s tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.