4 - Porter Braswell
Porter Braswell
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Scotch Plains, NJ
High School: The Lawrenceville School
Position: G

2008-09: Second on team in three-pointers (17), third in assists (56) and fourth in steals (23)... Started 13 games... Scored in double figures in three games... Had 14 points against NJIT... Scored 13 points and grabbed team-high five rebounds in victory at Harvard... Had season-high six assists in season-opener against Stanford.

2007-08: Appeared in 27 games, the most of any newcomer... Recipient of the John C. Cobb Award as Yale's top freshman at the post season banquet... Averaged 10.5 points and made 9 of 14 shots from the field in Yale's home sweep of Harvard and Dartmouth... Scored a team-high 13 points on 5 of 6 shooting from the field against Kansas... Made the first start of his career against Oberlin, scored three points and dished out five assists in 25 minutes... Had two key steals in overtime in a victory over Brown... Scored eight points and added five steals in the season finale at Harvard.

Before Yale: A 1,000-point scorer at The Lawrenceville School... First team All-MAPL as a senior and earned first team all-area recognition from both the Trentonian and Trenton Times... Named the game MVP at the Prime Time Shootout and was selected to the all-tournament team at the Peddie School Invitational... As a junior earned honorable mention all-league recognition and was named one of the top-5 point guards to watch by The Star Ledger... Chosen as the MVP of the New Jersey Scholastic Play by Play Classic... A member of the New Jersey Xpress AAU team... Named the MVP of the Hoop Group Fall Jam Fest.

Personal: Spent 16 days in Tanzania with a Lawrenceville science class in March of 2007... Class interacted and lived with the Masai warriors, donated materials and resources to help build a school for children in Arusha and took daily safaris to see wildlife in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation area... Participated in the First Tee program and was a mentor to inner city youth for two years while at the Lawrenceville School.

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