AOTW: Rob Pecorelli, sophomore basketball player

The Beacon: Male Athlete of the Week 1/28 – 2/4 Why Rob Pecorelli was selected: Rob reached double-digits against both FDU-Florham and Manhattanville and led the Colonels in scoring with 17 points in their victory over FDU-Florham on Jan. 31. Congratulations, Rob.

Rob Pecorelli

Luke Modrovsky

Rob Pecorelli

What head coach Izzi Metz said: “Rob has had a very good sophomore year. He has emerged as one of our top backcourt playmakers and scorers this season. His positive attitude and enthusiasm for his teammates make him a pleasure to coach and a very popular person in our locker room.”

Name: Rob Pecorelli

Year: Sophomore

Major: Business Management

Hometown: Greenlawn, Ny.

High School: Harborfields HS

Position: Shooting Guard

Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes?

Opportunity for success

Post graduation plans in terms of a career? 

Working in New York City

Favorite building on campus?

Marts Center

What came first? The chicken or the egg?

Chicken no doubt

Hopes for this season as a Colonel?

MAC Championship

When/Why did you first begin playing?

1st Grade because my brother was playing and I also wanted to.

Favorite thing to do during practice?

Enjoying time with my best friends.

Other interests or hobbies off of the field? 

Watching sports, hanging out with my friends and time traveling

Most influential person in your life?

My dad and brother

A quote you live your life by?

“Life is short, smile while you still have teeth.”

What does “Be Colonel” mean to you?

Being the best you can be everyday

If you could have dinner with a famous person, who would it be? 

Post Malone or Kristaps Porzingis

Coke or Pepsi? 


Favorite meal to eat on campus?

Omelette for breakfast

Anyone to give a shout-out to?

My mom and the 6-Pack

-Complied by Alex Kielar, Asst. Sports Editor