GELVIS SOLANO EARNS HIS SECOND ALL-CONFERENCE NOD IN HIS CAREER
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NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Sophomore Gelvis Solano (New York, N.Y.) of the Merrimack College men's basketball team has been named to the Northeast-10 All-Conference Third Team. This marks the second All-Conference nod in his career as he was tabbed to the All-Rookie Squad as a freshman.
Solano paced the Warriors and ranked first in the Northeast-10 with 21.2 points per game. The sophomore guard also led the league, as well as Division II, with 89 steals (3.4 s/pg).
Solano was one of just two players to have started all 26 contests this season. In his career, Solano has appeared in 52 games and has started in all 52 contests.
This season, he averaged 4.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game while he finished with a team-high 18 total blocks. Solano has connected on 40.2 percent of his field goal attempts on the year and 30.4 percent from beyond the arc.
The New York native was chosen as the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Week, back on December 16 after he averaged a career-high 35 points in a 1-0 week for the Warriors.