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Croton's Nick DiMaggio now "Crashing the Boards" at Union College

January 16, 2007

Nick DiMaggioThanks to Crotonblog Reader Tom M. who wrote in with college basketball news about 2006 Croton Harmon High School grad Nick DiMaggio.

And so, according to reports out of Schenectady, New York, where Nick attends Union College as a freshman, he having quite a successful season in his team position as a guard. While his team, The Dutchman, hold a 2-0 record in the Liberty League, 5-7 overall, his play is being described as “torrid.”

In a game held last Friday, January, 12, 2007, Nick scored 26 points with five assists and five rebounds—helping to lead Union to a 79-76 men’s basketball win at Rensselaer’s Robison Gym. Overall, Nick scored 14 points in a first half in which the Dutchmen had a 45-40 advantage, made 10 of 14 shots from the floor and four of five from three-point land. Additionally, he was awarded this week’s Liberty League Rookie of the Week, as a result of scoring 59 points in his last three games and has hit 20 of his last 34 shots (59%).

In a game closer to home, Nick and his teammates from Union will travel to Poughkeepsie on Saturday, January 20, 2007 for a match-up against Vassar.


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