(Nashua, N.H.) The Rivier University Department of Athletics has announced that junior Garrett Bucklin has been named the Rivier Male Student-Athlete of the Month for January 2017.
The Jamestown, Rhode Island native led the Raiders from the libero position during their five matches. Garrett had 55 digs, leading the team, and averaged 3.24 digs per set, which leads the GNAC Conference. Bucklin was also named GNAC Defensive Player of the Week for two straight weeks during the month.
This is the first time in his career that Bucklin has been selected as the Rivier Male Student-Athlete of the Month.
Previous Male Student-Athletes of the Month:
September - Kyle Gambeski, Senior, Men's Soccer
October - Alex Armstrong, Senior, Men's Soccer
November - Kevin Francis, Senior, Men's Basketball
December - Tristian Givens, Freshman, Men's Basketball
January - Garrett Bucklin, Junior, Men's Volleyball