Yesterday it was confirmed that fan favorite; Marc-Eddy Norelia broke his left hand in practice on Monday. This injury could have Norelia out anywhere from four to six weeks.
In a snapchat video, it is seen that Norelia is already back on the court dribbling with a cast on his broken left hand, stating, “Excuses are cheap.”
The FGCU men’s basketball team unofficially began its 2016-2017 preseason training with a week-long boot camp Sept. 19-23.
The 6’8” redshirt senior led the team last season in total points, field goals, free throws, rebounds and total minutes. He also ranked second in blocked shots and steals.
Tallying 597 points, 234 field goals made, 129 free throws made, 325 rebounds, 218 of those being defensive rebounds and totaling 1148 minutes. Norelia also posted 28 blocks and 39 steals.
Norelia is an integral part of the starting five for FGCU and hopes to be ready for the first game of the season against Florida on Nov. 11 at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL.