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Trinity's Ajayi Receives NESCAC Player Of The Week Award

Trinity's Ajayi Receives NESCAC Player Of The Week Award

Hartford, Conn. - Trinity College men's basketball senior captain forward Shay Ajayi (Brooklyn, N.Y.) was named as the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Co-Player of the Week for his outstanding play on Saturday in a 71-60 victory over Colby in the league championship quarterfinals.  Ajayi scored 17 of his team-high 23 points after halftime, as Trinity came back from a 28-19 deficit at the break to score 52 points in the second half and defeat Colby, 71-60, in the NESCAC Quarterfinals. With the score tied at 47-47, he scored the next eight Bantam points to give Trinity the lead for good. Ajayi shot 9-for-13 from the field and 5-for-6 from the foul line and added seven rebounds and four steals in the game. He was a perfect 6-for-6 from the floor in the second half.

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