GENEVA – Hobart College freshman forward Richie Bonney (Norwich/Norwich, N.Y.) was tabbed the Liberty League Rookie of the Year in a vote of the conference’s coaches. Bonney was also a unanimous pick to the league’s all-rookie team.
A six-time Liberty League Rookie of the Week, Bonney ranked among the league leaders in rebounds (fifth, 6.6), defensive rebounds (seventh, 4.24), offensive rebounds (third, 2.4/g), and free throw percentage (13th, .699). He produced double-doubles in his first two collegiate contests, including a season-high 16-rebound effort at Ithaca. Bonney also scored a season-high 18 points, all before halftime, in a win at Rensselaer.