42 Matt Townsend
42 Matt Townsend
Height: 6-7
Weight: 235
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Chappaqua, NY
High School: Horace Greeley
Position: F

2011-12: Appeared in 21 games off the bench… Missed the first five games of the season with an injury… First career appearance came at Vermont… Grabbed six rebounds at Wake Forest… Recipient of the team’s Richard Derby Academic Award.

Before Yale: Horace Greeley High School’s all-time leading scorer (1,516 points) and rebounder (1,021 rebounds)… Averaged 28.8 points, 15.9 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 2.2 steals and 3.3 blocks as a senior… Three-time all-league, all-conference and all-section selection… Named to Class AA New York All-State third team… McDonald’s All-America nominee… Con Edison Scholar-Athlete Award winner… Helped lead Horace Greeley to a pair of league championships… Played for the Westchester Hawks AAU team that finished fourth at nationals in 2009… Teammates with the Hawks included West Virginia’s Jabarie Hinds, Lehigh’s Conroy Baltimore and Marshall’s Chris Martin.

Personal: Valedictorian at Horace Greeley High School… Helped raise more than $10,000 as the senior student executive for Horace Greeley’s Scholarship Fund… Grandfather Chet Boulris played football and baseball at Harvard… Uncle Mark Boulris played football at Harvard and uncle Craig Boulris played baseball at Harvard… Son of Bob and Lori Townsend.

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