Iona Men's Basketball BIO
44 Chris Pelcher
Second-year post player that will compete for time in the Gaels front court and adds tremendous size and athleticism to the Gaels front line... Appeared in 20 games and made one start for Iona in his rookie campaign... Averaged 1.9 points and 1.5 rebounds in 6.2 minutes per game... Scored a season-high four points on six different occasions... Recorded five rebounds twice, at Fairleigh Dickinson and at Fairfield... Big, strong performer that will see action at the power forward and center positions as a rookie... Physical player who is not afraid to throw his body around on the offensive end... Hard-nosed defensive style makes him a tough one-on-one defender in the post.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10):
As a senior in 2008-09 averaged 19.6 points in helping to lead Albany Academy to a 22-2 record, a berth in the NYSPHSAA Section II Class AA championship game and a No. 17 ranking in New York State Class AA... Was named All-League, All-Section II and NYSSWA Class AA All-State Fifth Team... Netted a season-high 32 points against Voorheesville on Jan. 30, 2009... No. 45 ranked prospect at the center position and one of the Top 300 recruits in the nation according to ESPNU's Basketball Recruiting website... As a junior he averaged more than 18 points and 12 rebounds per game for head coach Brian Fruscio's hoops squad. He was named All-Colonial Council for his efforts... Also a three-year varsity letter winner for the Cadets' football team and was Albany Times Union All-Region performer at the tight end position... Played AAU ball for Jim Hart and Albany City Rocks.
2009-10 | 2010-11
CAREER STATISTICS Year GP-GS Min FG Pct 3FG Pct FT Pct Reb Avg A TO Bk St Pts/Avg 2009-10 20-1 124 15 .536 0 .000 7 .500 29 1.5 2 4 2 4 37/1.9 TOTAL 20-1 124 15 .536 0 .000 7 .500 29 1.5 2 4 2 4 37/1.9