RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University redshirt junior Terrell Spaulding (Paterson, N.J./Eastside) has been chosen as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the period ending Feb. 11, the CACC announced today. Spaulding earns the honor for the second time this season and the fourth of his career.
Spaulding starred in Felician's 92-78 CACC road victory over Post University on Feb. 7. The 6-foot-3 swingman scored 31 points and added seven rebounds and three steals. He shot 11 for 18 from the floor, including 6 of 7 from three-point range, as the Golden Falcons moved ahead of the Eagles into fourth place in the CACC North Division, vying for the Division's final playoff spot.
More information is available at http://www.caccathletics.org/sports/mbkb/2017-18/releases/212POW.
Spaulding has started all 22 games for Felician this season. He ranks second in the CACC in scoring (19.9 ppg), sixth in rebounding (7.7 pg), and third in three-point field goal percentage (.462, 60 for 130). He is a graduate of Eastside High of Paterson, and has previously played for Bergen Community College.
Also on Monday, junior forward Rahsaan Williams (Brooklyn, N.Y./Chelsea CTE) was named to the CACC Weekly Honor Roll. Additionally, Felician women's basketball senior guard/forward Shana Owen (Philadelphia, Pa./Carver) was selected to the CACC Weekly Honor Roll for that sport.
Felician men's basketball (10-12, 7-7 CACC) is guided by third-year head coach Ivan Lewis. Spaulding, Williams and the Golden Falcons are next in action on Tuesday, when they travel to Bronxville, N.Y., for a 7 p.m. CACC contest against Concordia (N.Y.) College.
Felician University, the Franciscan University of New Jersey, is a liberal arts, coeducational Catholic university founded in 1942 and sponsored by the Felician Sisters. True to its mission, Felician University welcomes a diverse student population and embraces its educational needs. With campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, New Jersey, Felician University currently enrolls more than 2,000 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 University also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level.