Hinkle Named GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week

Hinkle Named GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week

Senior Charles Hinkle was named the GEICO Student-Athlete of the Week and Patriot League Anaconda Player of the Week for the second week this season after scoring a career-high 32 points to lead American past St. Joseph’s, 66-60, for its seventh straight win.

Hinkle has scored in double-digits every game this season, and has posted at least 20 points in five games. The senior currently ranks sixth in the country with 23.4 ppg and first in total scoring (211). He is shooting 40.3 percent from the field, 40.7 percent from three-point range and 86.5 percent from the line this season.

Last week, the Los Alamitos, Calif. native shot 92.6 percent from the foul line last week, including going a perfect 7-of-7 from the line against St. Joseph’s. Hinkle also posted a career-high eight rebounds on Sunday.

Hinkle and the Eagles will return to Bender Arena when they face Hampton on Wednesday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are still available for the game, and you can order them by clicking here or by calling (202) 885-TIXX. The game will also be broadcast live on Eagles Vision TV.