Mike Trimboli: America East Player of the Week
Mon, 02/23/2009 - 23:19 — Press Release
BURLINGTON, Vt. - University of Vermont men's basketball senior Mike
Trimboli (Norwalk, Conn.) was named the America East Player of the Week
on Monday, earning the honor for the third time this season.
6-foot-1 senior guard, averaged 19.5 points, 6.0 assists, 4.0 rebounds and shot
52 percent from the field to help his team extend its win streak to six
straight. He had 15 points to go with five assists in a 77-65 road win at UMBC
on Tuesday and followed up with a game-high 24 points in the win over Buffalo in
an ESPNU BracketBusters contest that was televised on ESPN2. Trimboli, who also
earned weekly accolades December 15 and 22, also added seven assists and six
The America East's active leading scorer with 1,968
points, Trimboli is fifth among scoring leaders (16.3 ppg), second in assists
(4.9 apg) and second in steals (1.9 spg).
Vermont (22-7, 12-3 America
East) returns to action on Sunday, March 1 when it travels to face Maine in the
regular season finale starting at 1 p.m.