Farrell Gets Post-Season Basketball Honor


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Middlebury College men’s basketball player Jack Farrell, a 2017 graduate of Verona High School, has garnered a First-Team All-NESCAC selection. The sophomore picks up his first career post-season accolade. Farrell and his teammates have an 18-7 record this season and will play Nichols in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 1, at a regional hosted by Rowan University. The game starts at 5:30 p.m. 

Farrell paces the Panthers and ranks third in the NESCAC with 3.8 assists per game, handing out a career-best eight helpers on January 11. He leads Middlebury and ranks 10th in the league with 16.2 points per game, including a career-high 30 points on December 1 against Keene State.

Farrell is tied for seventh in the NESCAC with 1.3 steals per game. The second-year Panther also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest, placing him fourth on the squad from the guard position.

NESCAC, the New England Small College Athletic Conference, comprises sports teams from 11 colleges in the northeast: Amherst College, Bates College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Hamilton College, Middlebury College, Tufts University, Trinity College, Wesleyan University, and Williams College.

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