RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician College freshman Marko Kozul (Astoria, N.Y./Archbishop Molloy) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week for the period ending Jan. 18, the CACC announced on Monday.
Kozul, a 6-foot-6, 210-pound small forward, was honored on the strength of his performance in Felician's 68-55 CACC road victory over Nyack College on Jan. 13. In that contest, he tallied 16 points in 17 minutes, while adding four rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Kozul scored seven points as Felician concluded the game with a 14-3 run over the final 4 ½ minutes. It was the Golden Falcons' only action of last week.
More information is available at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/mbkb/2014-15/releases/11915MBB.
Kozul has appeared in 14 games for Felician this season. Playing 16.2 minutes per contest, he is averaging 8.6 points and 4.0 rebounds. He also leads the Golden Falcons with 21 three-point field goals.
Kozul is a 2013 graduate of Archbishop Molloy High, where he was Daily News Second-Team All-Queens as a senior. He spent last season as a postgraduate student at ELEV|8 Sports Institute in Delray Beach, Fla.
Also on Monday, Felician senior forward J.R. Pringley (Elizabeth, N.J./Linden) was named to the CACC Weekly Honor Roll.
Felician is guided by sixth-year head coach Dave DeFerrari of Secaucus. Kozul, Pringley and the Golden Falcons (2-13, 2-7) are next in action tonight, when they host Post University in CACC action at 8 p.m. in Rutherford.
Felician College, the Franciscan College of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic college founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician College welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician College currently enrolls more than 2,100 students and offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate programs, in the classroom and online, in the arts and sciences, business and management sciences, health sciences and teacher education. Felician College also sponsors 13 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II and National Collegiate levels.