Jan. 27, 2016
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Navy men’s basketball sophomore Tom Lacey has been named the NAAA Athlete of the Week presented by Rolls-Royce.
Lacey scored a career-high 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting in Navy’s 69-64 win at Lehigh last Wednesday in the team’s only game of the week.
Lacey was also 4-of-4 from the free throw line and he had three dunks in the game. Lacey grabbed six rebounds and had two steals. He had 11 points and five rebounds in the first half alone.
Lacey has averaged 14 points and six rebounds in Navy’s last two games, which were wins over Lafayette and Lehigh.
Navy (15-5, 6-1 PL) will next host American on Wednesday evening.
Lacey was also a guest on this week’s Navy Sports Magazine Show.