The preseason All-American started off the year in impressive fashion, leading Springfield a pair of victories at the Bridgewater Tip-Off Classic. Berthiaume averaged 25.5 points, six assists, and five boards per game while shooting 54.5% (18-33) from the floor as he was named the Most Outstanding player.
In an 86-84 overtime win over Becker, Berthiaume reached the 30-point plateau for the fourth time in his career while adding eight assists and six boards. In the championship game, the reigning NEWMAC Player of the Year netted 21 points and dished out four helpers in an 88-75 victory against Bridgewater State.
Springfield is back in action on Tuesday when it heads north to battle Lyndon State in a non-conference matchup.