DeLand, Fla. - Stetson's Luis Jacobo has been named the Atlantic Sun conference Newcomer of the Week for the week ending February 28, 2011. It is the second Newcomer of the Week award of the season for the freshman forward out of Sanford, Florida.
On Saturday in the final game of the year Jacobo scored a career-high 28 points and equaled his career-high of 11 rebounds en route to his second double-double of the season. He was 8-of-19 from the field, 5-for-9 from 3-point range and a perfect 7-for-7 from the line. Jacobo also added three assists, two blocks and a steal while playing all 40 minutes of the game. The 28 points was also a team-high scoring total for any Hatter this season. Stetson won the game 70-62 at home against Jacksonville.
On the week Jacobo averaged 19.0 points, eight rebounds, and 2.5 assists to take home the award. He finished up his first season 3rd on the team in scoring at 9.2 points per game and in rebounds with 4.0 per game.