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Candella is SAAC award winner

Junior had career week for Quakers

January 16, 2012

Brandon Candella is the SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week.

Brandon Candella is the SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week.

Junior guard Brandon Candella has been named Wilmington College’s SAAC Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 15.

Candella (West Chester/Lakota West) had a career week for the Quakers. He notched his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in Wilmington's 64-60 loss to Ohio Northern. On Saturday, Candella scored career-high 21 points to go along with seven rebounds, four steals and two assists as the Quakers beat Otterbein, 73-64.

In recognition of his accomplishments, Candella will receive a T-shirt from SAAC, and his photo and list of accomplishments will be displayed in the lobby of Hermann Court.

The Student Athlete Advisory Committee is a committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight about the student-athlete experience. SAAC protects student-athlete interests and provides a positive image of student-athletes.