5 Michael Grace
5 Michael Grace
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC
High School: Mt. Tabor
Position: G

2011-12: Had career highs in points (42), rebounds (42) and three-pointers (16)… Shot 82.1 percent from the free throw line... Made his first career start in the game against Vermont, one of 16 starts… Scored a career-high 15 points at Cornell… Scored 12 points in his homecoming game at Wake Forest… Had nearly 100 family and friends in attendance and the team practiced at his high school, Mount Tabor, leading up to the game… Missed the last regular season finale at Penn and the CIT Tournament game against Fairfield due to injury.

2010-11: Appeared in 21 games off the bench... Was hampered by an early-season injury... Was 5-for-5 from the field and scored 11 points in the home win over Columbia... Had seven points in nine minutes against Lehigh.

2009-10: Appeared in 29 games off the bench… Averaged nearly 14 minutes per game… Third on the team with 58 assists… Scored 14 points in his first career Ivy League game against Brown… Tallied seven assists with only one turnover in a victory over Bryant… Scored 11 points and handed out six assists against Albertus Magnus… Missed two games with injuries.

Before Yale: An all-state selection as a senior at Mt. Tabor after averaging 19.6 points, 8.4 assist and 4.3 steals... Scored more than 1,000 points in his career... McDonald’s All-America nominee... Selected to play in the NCCA East-West All Star game... Two-time all-region and all-district selection... Earned all-conference honors three times... Named the most valuable player of the Frank Spencer Holiday Tournament... Helped lead Mt. Tabor to the NCHSAA 4A state championship as a senior... Team won two league championships during his career... High school teammate of C.J. Harris and Brooks Godwin, who both play at Wake Forest... Played AAU for the North Carolina Raptors and North Carolina Fire.

Personal: Visited New Haven's Augusta Lewis Troup School in December of 2101 to distribute gifts collected through the Yale Athletic Department’s annual Holiday Gift Giving Initiative... Father, Michael, played at North Carolina-Asheville and still holds the school’s record for assists in a season.

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