Michelle Berthiaume

Sports Editor


Jan. 12, 2013 was no regular day for KSC senior, Anthony Mariano. A four-year member of the Keene State College men’s basketball team, Mariano netted his one-thousandth point during a game at Rhode Island College.

The Owls lost the game due to a buzzer beater from Rhode Island College’s Tom DeCiantis. But it was a special day for Mariano, nonetheless.

A captain of this year’s squad, Mariano has played a crucial role as the team’s sixth man. According to KeeneOwls.com, Mariano is second on the team in scoring, averaging 14.8 points per game. He is also grabbing 4.5 rebounds per game.

Hailing from Naugatuck, Conn., Anthony Mariano made an instant impact as a Keene State College Owl. He was  named the Little East Conference rookie of the year, KeeneOwls.com said. Mariano averaged 12.3 points per game his freshman year.

Mariano continues to contribute to the Owls as the first one off the bench He still averages almost 25 minutes per game.

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