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11/27/06

NAZARETH'S COREY McADAM NAMED ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Nov. 27, 2006) -- Corey McAdam, a freshman guard on the Nazareth College men's basketball team, has been named Empire 8 Conference Rookie of the Week for the seven-day period that ended Nov. 26, 2006.

A native of Fairport, N.Y. and a graduate of Fairport High School, McAdam scored a career-high 23 points in a 74-71 overtime loss at the University of Rochester Nov. 21. He made 7 of 16 shots from the field, grabed eight rebounds and passed for seven assists.

McAdam has started all three games for the Golden Flyers (2-1) so far and is averaging 14.3 points per game and leads the team in assists (6.0 per game). He also is shooting 53.6 percent from the field (15 for 28) and 86.7 percent from the free throw line (13 for 15).

Nazareth is off this week, but returns to action Dec. 5 to host Oswego at 7 p.m.