Yrizarry named Player of the Week

Kevin Yrizarry (c) 2016 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Kevin Yrizarry (c) 2016 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – Kevin Yrizarry (Owings Mills, Md./Owings Mills), a senior on the McDaniel men's basketball team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 2-8.

Yrizarry led the Green Terror (6-6, 2-3 CC) to a 2-0 start to 2017. He averaged 16.0 points per game, including 18 in a 60-54 win over Franklin & Marshall on Saturday. He also averaged 8.0 rebounds per game. He recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds in a 77-48 win over Emmanuel on Tuesday. On Saturday, he added four assists and three steals. He shot 53.8 percent from the floor on the week, hitting 14 of his 26 field-goal attempts.

For the season, he is second on the team in scoring at 10.4 points per game and leads the team in rebounding at 7.3 rebounds per game.

McDaniel returns to action at No. 18 Swarthmore on Tuesday. Game time is 8 p.m.