College Notebook

Nikki Jo Rotolo

Rome’s Rotolo named player of week

CENTRAL ISLIP — Rome Free Academy graduate native Nikki Jo Rotolo of the New York Institute of Technology women’s basketball team received her first East Coast Conference weekly honor when she was named the league’s basketball player of the week on Monday.

The junior guard helped the Bears record a 2-0 week and averaged 14.5 points per game made 10 assists, six steals and tallied 4.5 rebounds per game.

Against Mercy, she added 12 points to the Bears tally and shot 6-for-7 from the charity stripe and had seven assists and four steals. At Molloy, Rotolo led the game with 17 points and had a team-best three assists.

NYIT is 9-4 on the season and is currently tied for first place in the ECC with a 3-0 mark.