Will Perry, MEN'S BASKETBALL

Will Perry, MEN'S BASKETBALL

Junior forward Will Perry of the Oglethorpe men's basketball team has been named the SAAC Male Athlete of the Week for his efforts in his team's split at the Daytona Beach Shootout in Florida Dec. 20 and 21.

Perry led the way for the Petrels at the event, averaging 21.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game, while shooting 59.3 percent from the field and shooting 4 for 8 from 3-point range and 7 for 8 from the free throw line. In the 82-69 win over Concordia (Wisconsin) on Dec. 21, Perry scored 28 points on 12-for-18 from the field overall and 3-for-6 from distance, marking career highs in points and shots made. He is currently first in the league in scoring (18.2 PPG) and minutes (34.0 per game), and is fifth in 3-point shooting (45.2%).

Perry and the rest of the Stormy Petrels will next be in action this weekend as they host the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Tournament Dec. 29 and 30 at Dorough Field House. They'll battle Ozarks (Arkansas) on Dec. 29, then either Geneva or Manchester on Dec. 30. After that, they'll host crosstown rival Emory before heading into SAA play.

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