Senior Nick Greenbacker Named 2012-13 Team Captain

Forward Nick Greenbacker
Forward Nick Greenbacker

FAIRFIELD, CT (September 25, 2012) - Sacred Heart men's basketball r-senior Nick Greenbacker (Coventry, CT) has been named team captain for the 2012-13 season announced head coach Dave Bike.  Greenbacker is a two-time team captain after serving the role last season as well.

Greenbacker played in all 32 games last season, earning seven starting assignments.  He averaged 3.3 points and 2.2 rebounds per game last season and had 17 steals and 16 blocks defensively.  He had a break-out season shooting from behind the three-point line in 2011-12, knocking down 16-of-45 (.356).  Over his three seasons, Greenbacker has appeared in 88 games for the Pioneers.

Off the court, he is a two-time NABC Academic Court honoree as well as a member of the Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll and Comissioner's Honor Roll.  An active member of SHU's SAAC, he is the team's coordinator for community service projects.