Former Aces star and current Gettysburg captain Dan Capkin has been named the Centennial Conference Co-Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Capkin recorded a pair of outstanding performances in Gettysburg's Days Inn Tip-Off Tournament this past weekend, averaging 29.0 points, 4.0 assists, and 4.5 rebounds per game as the Bullets captured the tournament title. He shot 67.7% (21-for-31) from the field, including 55.6% (5-for-9) from beyond the arc, and was 84.6% (11-for-13) at the foul line.
The tournament MVP, Capkin tied a career-high with 27 points while handing out a career-high six assists in Gettysburg's 89-82 first-round victory over Marietta College. Then in the championship game, he poured in a career-high 31 points on 13-of-17 shooting as the Bullets rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Messiah College 81-67. Capkin followed up his opening weekend performance with a 24 point, six assist effort against York College as the Bullets moved to 3-0 on the season.
Last season, Capkin was Gettysburg's leading scorer, averaging 16.5 points per game while earning a spot on the All-Centennial Conference First Team.
In other alumni news…Ryan Brooks '05 hit a key three-pointer in overtime to lift Temple to a 73-69 overtime victory against Marist at the O'Reilly ESPNU Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic. Brooks contributed ten points in the contest, marking the 2nd consecutive game that he has scored in double-figures during the early season…Rob Jones '02 scored 11 points and had a career-high 14 rebounds as Immaculata opened its season with an 87-78 victory against D2 Chestnut Hill College. Jones was a 2nd Team All PAC-Conference player last year for the Mighty Macs...Garrett Williamson '05 and the St. Joe's Hawks moved to 2-1 on the season with a 57-48 win against Boston University. Williamson, who has taken the role of top perimeter defender for the Hawks, had three blocks and three assists...Marc Ladenheim '05 recently began his D3 college career with Yeshiva University of New York' Skyline Conference.