Randy Reid became one of the select few basketball players in Cabrini’s history to score over 1,000 points in his college career on Monday, Jan. 14 during Cabrini’s loss to Alvernia College. Although the Cavaliers lost the game by five points, Cabrini head coach Greg Herenda said that they still played an impressive game. Reid’s 1,000th official point, scored off a free throw with 17:44 left in the second half, was the highlight of the night.
Reid, a senior accounting major playing his fourth season at Cabrini, attributes this accomplishment to his teammates, as much as himself.
“They push me everyday in practice to be the best player I can be and they put me in the right positions to be successful on the court,” Reid said.
When asked what his initial reaction was to this feat, Reid said that his first thoughts were of former teammate, Jeff Dailey, a close friend of Reid’s who passed away suddenly last year.
“We had numerous conversations about scoring our 1,000th point and I know he is proud of me as he looks down from above,” Reid said.
While scoring his 1,000th career point is an impressive achievement, the 2008 basketball season is only half over and Reid and the rest of the Cavs have high expectations for the rest of the year.
“I just want to win some more games and put ourselves in a good position come playoff time,” Reid said. “We are getting some well needed wins over good programs and we just have to continue to work hard and stay together as a team.”
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