Jonesboro native Rollin Belton has signed scholarship papers to attend Marist College in New York. The son of Kevin and Monique Belton made his commitment official at a signing ceremony held at Ruston High School this past Wednesday, February 3rd.
Marist College is in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The NCAA Division I league is comprised of eleven schools located in three states of the northeastern United States: Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. Additional schools are Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter’s University and Siena College.
Although Belton lives in Jonesboro, he entered the Lincoln Parish School system in the second grade and has attended Ruston High School all four years. The 6’8″ post player has averaged 8.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game this year that has helped Ruston High compile a 15-5 record.