LIU Brooklyn sophomore guard Martin Hermannsson was named on Tuesday, Northeast Conference Player of the Week. He shared this week’s NEC Player of the Week honors with Mount St. Mary’s sophomore point guard Junior Robinson.
This is the third time this season he received the honor and fourth time overall. He is the first LIU Brooklyn player to be named NEC Player of the Week three times in one season since Jamal Olasewere was named it three times in the 2012-13 season.
Hermannsson averaged 18 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals and went a perfect 12 for 12 from the free throw line in LIU’s two big wins against Wagner and St. Francis Brooklyn.
In LIU’s win against St. Francis Brooklyn, he finished with 19 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 5 steals and zero turnovers. It was the second time in the last six games he has done that in a game and he is the only player in the nation to accumulate all those numbers twice in a game and furthermore, the only player in the nation to do with a turnover and he did it twice.
Hermannsson in second on the team and fourth in the NEC in scoring at 15.8 points per game. He is fourth in the NEC in assists at 4.44 assists per game and second in the NEC in free throw percentage at 88.4 percent. He is also second in the NEC in steals at 1.88 per game and seventh in the NEC in three-point shooting percentage at 38.3 percent. He leads the NEC in assist-to-turnover ratio at 2.02 assists per every turnover.
Congrats to Martin on once again receiving this honor.