Brown Named November Student-Athlete of Month
- Release Date:
- December 3, 2009
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
Roman Brown (Buffalo, NY/South Park) has been named Hilbert College’s Student-Athlete of the Month for November 2009 for his contributions to the men’s basketball team.
Brown has had a fast start to his rookie campaign this year. Of the six games played in November, Brown started one time, but became a steady contributor averaging 27 minutes per game.
He scored a total of 64 points, had 10 assists, 5 blocks and 6 steals by the end of his first month of collegiate competition. His per game averages in November were 10.7 ppg (45% FG), team leading free throw percentage (77%) and 6.7 rebounds for the Hawks whose record was 1-5.
For his efforts at the Mutual Benefit Group/Doc Greene Invitational the first weekend of the season, Brown was the only Hawk players named to the All Tournament Team after averaging 13.5 ppg, 5.5 rpg, while shooting 60% from the floor during the 2 day event. His career high scoring output was 14 points on November 20 against the host team, Juniata College.
Brown is currently enrolled in the Business Administration degree program and is expected to graduate in the spring of 2013.
Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs, one a master’s in criminal justice administration and the other a master’s in public administration, and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.