NCAA Basketball

Chris Pelcher - University of New Hampshire

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Class: Junior
Hometown: Albany, N.Y.
High School: Albany Academy
Height/Weight: 6-10/240 lbs
Position: Center

BEFORE UNH: Chris Pelcherspent the last two seasons with Iona College, playing in 35 games, including one start in his sophomore campaign, helping lead the Gaels to a 25-12 record. He posted 2.9 points and 2.1 rebounds per game while ranking third on the squadwith 17 blocks. Additionally, he posted the third-best field goal percentage on the team with a shooting clip of .603 (38-63) from the field. As a freshman heappeared in 20 games, making one start, serving as a valued role player off thebench. Prior to arriving at Iona, Pelcher was the No. 45 prospect at the centerposition and one of the Top 300 recruits in the nation according to ESPNU's basketball recruiting website. He posted 19.6 points per game as a senior at Albany Academy, leading the Cadets to a 22-2 record along with a berth in the NYSPHSAA Section II Class AA championship game and a No. 17 ranking in New York State Class AA. Along the way he collected All-League, All-Section II and NYSSWA Class AA All-State Fifth Team honors. As a junior he averaged more than18 points and 12 rebounds per game, earning All-Colonial Council honors for his efforts. In addition to basketball, he was a three-year varsity letter winner for the Cadets' football team and was an Albany Times Union All-Region performer at the tight end position.

BEFORE IONA (ALBANY ACADEMY):
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 ballfor Jim Hart and Albany City Rocks.

PERSONAL
Born February 12, 1991 in Albany, N.Y. son of Chris and Pam Pelcher ...majoring in Sociology.

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