Lighty Gets Rookie of Week Honors at Caldwell

January 14, 2013 at 8:34 PM

CALDWELL, NJ - Dawan Lighty, a freshman guard on the Men’s Cougar Basketball Team at Caldwell College, has been selected by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) as Rookie of the Week for men’s basketball, the league announced today.

This is the second rookie award this season for Lighty, who also received the honor on Dec. 18.

Last Wednesday while playing against Felician College, Lighty scored a career-high 22 points while also making four of his six attempts at three-pointers. He scored 7 of his 11 attempts from the floor, and made all four of his free throw attempts.

Dawan Lighty, #12 on the Caldwell College Cougar’s Men’s Basketball Team.  
Credit: Caldwell College

Lighty is originally from Paterson, and went to Kennedy High School where he scored over 1,000 points in his high school career. He’s currently studying Business Administration at Caldwell College. So far this season, Lighty is averaging 6.8 points per game while shooting 34.3 percent from three-point range.

The Cougars next host Nyack College in a CACC contest on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The game starts at 8pm in the Newman Center.

Caldwell College Men’s Cougar Basketball Team. Credit: Caldwell College

For further information:
Caldwell College Athletics
Matt McLagan
Sports Information Director
George R. Newman Center
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
(973) 618-3260
Facebook: Caldwell College Athletics

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