Foreman on all-state team; O'Neil on rookie team

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: March 23, 2012
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Connor O'Neil (Dustin Satloff '15 photo)

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Colby College's Ben Foreman (Los Angeles, Calif.) was named to the Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association All-State Second Team and teammate Connor O'Neil was selected to the All-Rookie Team on Friday.
Foreman finished seventh in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and seventh in the MMBCWA in scoring average (15.8). He also was fifth in the state and sixth in the NESCAC in free throw percentage (.811, 60-for-74). Foreman also finished first on the Mules in assists (67 total), 3-point shots made (72), and 3-point percentage (.391).
O'Neil was fourth on the Mules in scoring (7.7) and second in made 3-point shots (42). He was a key factor in his first year, finishing third on the team in minutes played per game (27.9). O'Neil had the fewest turnovers of any Colby player who started 15 games or more.
Maine Men's Basketball Coaches and Writers Association
Player of the Year: Will Hanley, senior, Bowdoin; Rookie of the Year: Joe McCloskey, Maine-Farmington; Coach of the Year: Dick Meader, Maine-Farmington
First Team All-State
Jarrad DeVaughn, junior, Thomas; Will Hanley, senior, Bowdoin; Ben Johnson, sophomore, Maine-Farmington; Zach O'Brien, senior, Saint Joseph's; John Squires, senior, Bates
Second Team All-State
Ben Foreman, senior, Colby; Jeremy Jackson, senior, Southern Maine; Ryan O'Connell, senior, Bowdoin; Chris Petzy, senior, Saint Joseph's; Franklin Salvador, sophomore, Thomas
All-Rookie Team
Connor O'Neil, Colby; Jordan Ferriera, U. New England; Brian Hurley, Bowdoin; Graham Safford, Bates; Joe McCloskey, Maine-Farmington

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