Schultz Tapped as CAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

By Nairem Moran · nmoran@smcm.edu

Fredericksburg, Va. – Junior Spencer Schultz (Clear Spring, Md./Clear Spring) picked up the Capital Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week award for the week ending December 16. This is Schultz’s first-ever conference weekly honor.

The 6-7 forward earned CAC Player of the Week honors after leading the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s basketball team to the York (N.Y.) College Invitational tournament title this past weekend. Schultz notched tournament MVP honors after averaging 25.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in two wins for the Seahawks.

He started the weekend by tallying a game-best 23 points on 10-of-21 shooting in a narrow 82-80 victory over Saint Vincent College in the opening round of the tournament. Schultz added four rebounds, two assists, and two blocks as well.

Schultz followed that up with a game- and career-best 28 points on 10-of-16 shooting from the floor and a 7-of-10 effort at the charity stripe as St. Mary’s posted a 76-64 triumph over York in the championship game. He registered his third double-double of the season as well with 10 rebounds.

He has scored 20-plus points five times this season, including four straight. Schultz currently leads the CAC in scoring with 22.0 points per game while ranking third with an 8.2 rebounding average.

The Seahawks (4-6) will be back in action this afternoon (Dec. 17), welcoming Greensboro College to the Michael P. O’Brien Athletics & Recreation Center Arena for a non-conference contest at 3:00 p.m.

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