Westwood, MA --- WPI senior Chris Rodgers (Franklin, MA) has been selected as the NEWMAC Men's Basketball Offensive Athlete of the Week. He was also tabbed as the WPI Men's Student-Athlete of the Week on Monday.
Rodgers, who collected the conference award for the second time in as many seasons, paced the Engineers with an average of 18.5 points and eight rebounds, as well as 11 assists and four steals in a 2-0 week. He also clicked for 83.3 percent (10-of-12) free throw shooting at Wheaton. The senior also posted 19 points and seven rebounds versus the Lyons. He then logged game-highs of 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists at Coast Guard.
The guard was previously recognized as a co-honoree on January 23, 2017. Between Rodgers accolades, Ian Converse claimed a share of the award on February, 21, 2017.
WPI (8-7, 2-2 NEWMAC) is slated to head into Boston Wednesday night for a 5:30 appointment at Emerson.