(Nashua, New Hampshire) The Rivier University Athletics Department is pleased to announce that junor Kaylee Kacavas (Dracut, Mass.) and sophomore Joshua L'Heureux (Dracut, Mass.) have been selected as the Rivier University Student-Athletes of the Month.
Female Student-Athlete of the Month: Kaylee Kacavas | Women's Basketball
Kaylee Kacavas was honored after lighting up the scoring column in her short amount of time on the court. The junior guard netted 27 points in the Women's Basketball team's season opener against Plymouth State while shooting 8-for-23 (34.8%). Despite playing only 10 minutes in the team's second outing against UMass-Dartmouth, Kacavas knocked down the only shot she took from the floor and added five free-throws for seven total points and pulled down two rebounds before exiting the game early.
In total she was 9-for-24 from the floor, 34 points, with eleven total rebounds in 47 minutes of action.
This is the second time in her career that Kacavas has been selected as the Rivier Female Student-Athlete of the Month.
Male Student-Athlete of the Month: Joshua L'Heureux | Men's Basketball
L’Heruex was chosen as the Male Student-Athlete of the Month for his competitiveness and awareness during the opening two weeks of the Men’s Basketball season. The team complied a 0-6 record but L’Heureux totaled 51 points (8.5 points per game) while shooting 38.2% from the floor. He netted a month high of 14 points and three blocks in the team’s 86-70 loss at home to Newbury College on November 28th.
This is the first time in his career that L’Heureux has been selected as the Rivier Male Student-Athlete of the Month.
Previous Student-Athletes of the Month:
September - Anna Pearsons (WXC), Mike Federico (MSOC)
October - Hayley Macken (WVB), Pedro Lopez (MSOC)