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Penn earns MAAC Rookie of the Week

Roman Penn is the MAAC Rookie of the Week. (Daily Gazette file photo)
Roman Penn is the MAAC Rookie of the Week. (Daily Gazette file photo)

Siena College men’s basketball freshman Roman Penn was named the MAAC Rookie of the Week.

Penn averaged 13.5 points and 5.5 rebounds during the week of action, while shooting 64.3 percent from the field. Monday's honor is the first MAAC award of Penn's career.

“Roman Penn, clearly, just becoming a great player for us because he rebounds, runs the offense, scores has a great attitude,” Siena head coach Jimmy Patsos said. “He’s been our most consistent player this year.”

Penn’s averaging 9.4 points, 4.8 rebonds and 2.8 assists per game this season. He’s shooting 45.6 percent from the field.