Male Student-Athlete of the Month: Issaiah Chappell| Men's Basketball
(Nashua, N.H.) The Rivier University Department of Athletics is proud to announce that senior Issaiah Chappell (Sunapee, N.H.) has been selected as the Male Student-Athlete of the Month for November 2019.
Chappell is off to an impressive start to the season as he leads the Raiders in all but one individual scoring category. He currently leads the program with 19 points per game and a team high 43.3% shooting percentage from the floor and 86.5% from the line. He also leads the team in rebounds at 5.3 per game. The guard currently sits 4th in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference in points per game.
Chappell was instrumental in the Raiders’ first two wins last month. On November 10th, Lesley College was served their second loss of the season thanks to Chappell’s stellar offensive performance. The veteran scored 24 points on 8-for-10 from the floor, went 7-for-8 from the line and pulled down six rebounds in their 92-83 victory over the Lynx.
The following weekend the Raiders took a trip up to Norwich University to earn their second win where Chappell led the way for the Raiders as he scored a game-high 19 points. The veteran guard shot 5-for-10 from the floor, including drilling three 3-pointers while collecting seven rebounds. The Raiders ran away with a 70-57 win over the Cadets.
Previous Male Student-Athlete of the Month:
October 2019- Yash Jagtap (Men’s Cross Country)