NEW YORK, N.Y. (Feb. 28, 2017) – Mercy College men's basketball graduate student Ryan Hickey (Smithtown, N.Y./Dowling College) has received Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) men's basketball Division II-III Player of the Week Honorable Mention recognition for games played Feb. 20-26.
Hickey averaged a team-high 19.5 points per game in the Mavericks final two games of the year. The guard began the week with 19 points, three rebounds and three assists against St. Thomas Aquinas on Wednesday. The graduate student then went on to post 20 points on 7-of-16 shooting on Senior Day as Mercy took on NYIT. Hickey ended the season averaging a team-high 13.4 points per game and led the Mavericks with 55 made three-pointers.
The graduate student receives his first award of the season and the award is the seventh garnered by a Maverick this season.