January 12, 2011

Aquino Takes First Bobcat Athlete of the Week Award

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MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Junior forward Ryan Aquino (Roswell, Ga.) of the Georgia College men’s basketball team (7-4, 1-2 PBC) was named Bobcat Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 9. This is the first such honor for Aquino and third for the Bobcat men’s basketball team this season.

Aquino led the Bobcats with 14 points in the loss to Clayton State University Saturday. He hit half his shots from the floor (6-12) and nearly nabbed a double-double, pulling down nine boards.

The Bobcats are back in action Saturday, Jan. 15 at 3:30 p.m. hosting Armstrong Atlantic.

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