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Oftring, Jaworski Earn NEWMAC Men's Basketball All-Conference Recognition

Oftring, Jaworski Earn NEWMAC Men's Basketball All-Conference Recognition

WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College junior Frank Oftring (North Attleboro, Mass.) and sophomore Andrew Jaworski (Tolland, Conn.) were both named to the All-New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) second team for the first time when the league announced its postseason award winners on Tuesday.

Oftring averaged career highs of 13.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists while shooting a career-best 54.7 percent from the floor in 26 starts this winter. He ranked fourth in the conference with 25 blocked shots, was fifth in the NEWMAC in field goal percentage and finished eighth in the league in rebounding.

Oftring reached double figures in scoring in 19 of 25 contests and was second on the team with two double-doubles.

Jaworski led the team in scoring and averaged career highs of 14.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists while shooting a career-best 48.4 percent from the floor in 23 games. He made 17 starts and shot 42.3 percent from beyond the arc, which ranked fifth in the NEWMAC.

Jawroski reached double figures in scoring 17 times and scored 20 points or more on six occasions, which included three times in conference play. He shot 50.4 percent and ranked seventh with a 1.5 assist-to-turnover ratio against NEWMAC opponents.

In addition to the Beavers' all-conference honors, sophomore Matt Pattyson (Doylestown, Pa.) was named to the NEWMAC Sportsmanship team. He averaged 3.2 points and 36.7 percent from deep.

Babson finished the year at 15-11 overall after suffering a 70-66 loss to WPI in the conference quarterfinals last week.

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