Casale Earns Fourth GNAC Player of the Week Honor

Casale Earns Fourth GNAC Player of the Week Honor

STANDISH, Maine – The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) weekly accolades have been released and Saint Joseph's College sophomore guard Jack Casale (Portland, Maine/Cheverus) has been selected as the GNAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the fourth time this season.

In a pair of conference wins last week Casale averaged 28.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, and 4.0 assists while shooting 70% (21-30) from the floor, 47.1% (8-17) from three-point range, and 75% (6-8) from the FT line. In a 99-90 victory over Anna Maria on Saturday, the sophomore guard scored 30 points with 10 rebounds and four assists while posting a 75% (12-16) clip from the field.

Casale is the first SJC men's basketball player to collect four GNAC Player of the Week honors during the same season.

Through 19 games this winter, Casale is averaging 24.6 points, 9.1 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per contest while shooting 53.5% (161-301) from the floor, 48.7% (76-156) from beyond the arc, and 74.2% (69-93) from the free-throw line. He currently leads the conference in scoring average, points, and three-pointers made, second in field goals made and three-point percentage, third in defensive rebounds (150), and fourth in free throws made, total rebounds (172), rebounding average, and assists (75).

He is currently fourth in NCAA DIII Men's Basketball in three-pointers made, fifth in three-pointers per game (4.00), seventh in three-point percentage, ninth in total points (467), and 10th in scoring average.

Casale has posted eight double-doubles this season and scored 30 or more points in four different games.

Saint Joseph's (15-4, 5-1 GNAC) will host Suffolk University on Wednesday at 7:00 PM.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at