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#33 Gerrard Newby
Gerrard Newby Image
Height: 6-5
Weight: 181
Class: SR
Position: F
Major: Computer Information Technology
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.

Fourth Year with the Bulldogs

As a Senior (2016-17):

  • Named the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Player of the Week on Nov. 7, 2016; Nov. 14, 2016; Nov. 21, 2016; Nov. 28, 2016; Dec. 12, 2016; Jan. 9, 2017; and Jan. 23, 2017.
  • Netted his 1,000th career point against Southeastern (Fla.) on Nov. 3, 2016.
  • Scored a season-high 36 points twice - versus Southeastern (Fla.) on Nov. 3, 2016, and against Allen (S.C.) on Dec. 7, 2016.
  • Grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds against Keiser (Fla.) on Nov. 4, 2016.
  • Posted a season-high 6 blocks against Milligan (Tenn.) on Dec. 10, 2016.

As a Junior (2015-16):

  • Named the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Named to the AAC All-Tournament Team.
  • Named to the All-AAC First Team.
  • Named to the AAC All-Defensive Team.
  • Appeared in 35 games.
  • Averaged 13.3 points and 8.9 rebounds per game.
  • Registered 60 assists, 51 steals and 35 blocks.
  • Ranked 7th in NAIA Division II in total rebounds (312) and 24th in rebounds per game (8.914).
  • Netted a season-high 29 points against Bryan (Tenn.) on Nov. 18, 2015.
  • Hauled in a season-high 14 rebounds against Bluefield (Va.) on Jan. 9, 2016.
  • Recorded a season-high 4 blocks twice.
  • Had 13 double-doubles on the year.

As a Sophomore (2014-15):

  • Appalachian Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year
  • AAC All-Defensive Team
  • Played in 35 games
  • Averaged 8.4 points and 6.3 rebounds per game
  • Finished with 41 assists, 35 steals and 56 blocks
  • Shot 61.9 percent (122 of 197) from the field, 40.0 percent (4 of 10) from 3-point range and 63.5 percent (47 of 74) from the free-throw line
  • Ranked 11th in NAIA Division II in total blocks (56) and 19th in blocks per game (1.6)
  • Scored a season-high 17 points against Point (Ga.) on Feb. 4, 2015
  • Recorded a season-high 12 rebounds against Point (Ga.) on Feb. 4, 2015
  • Twice dished out a season-high four assists
  • Posted a season-high four blocks on three occassions
  • Had a season-high four steals against Milligan (Tenn.) on Dec. 1, 2014
  • Registered four double-doubles

As a Freshman (2013-14):

  • AAC All-Defensive and All-Freshman team selection in his first year in the program.
  • Saw playing time in all 33 games Union played in on the year, making 23 starts.
  • Averaged 6.4 points per game and snatched 4.3 rebounds per contest, tying him for the second-best mark on the team in that category.
  • Led the team in blocked shots with 28, while also recording 24 assists and 19 steals.
  • Scored in double-figures eight times on the year, including a 26-point outburst against Welch on Dec. 6, leading Union to a 108-52 win.
  • Scored 16 points (on 6-of-9 shooting) at Montreat on Jan. 22 in an 82-63 Union win, in a game where he also snatched seven rebounds.
  • Had a solid game against St. Thomas at the NAIA National Tournament, ending with 12 points on a perfect 5-of-5 shooting night.
Statistics:
PlayerGPGS  MINMIN/G  FGM-AFG%3FG-A3FG%FTM-AFT%
2013-143322 68120.6 85-12568%2-540%38-5766.7%
2014-153528 88225.2 122-19761.9%4-1040%47-7463.5%
2015-163535 121134.6 170-31154.7%50-11145%74-9974.7%
2016-173838 130534.3 278-53651.9%97-27834.9%122-14882.4%
Totals:141123 407928.9 655-116956%153-40437.9%281-37874.3%
Player  REBREB/GOREBDREB  BLKSSTLASTTOA/TOPFTFDQPTSPTS/G
2013-14 1414.36081 281924290.882142106.4
2014-15 2226.388134 563541500.872002958.4
2015-16 3128.989223 355160461.31020346413.3
2016-17 3689.794274 506861571.1960477520.4
Totals:10437.4331712 1691731861821.02352111174412.4
 
 
Men's Basketball Roster
Roster for 2016-17 Men's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Sam NattSRG6-0183Los Angeles, Calif.
5Paul StoneSRF6-6210Danville, Va.
12Tyrone ShermanSRG6-0170Chicago Heights, Ill.
14Dominique LindseyJRG5-11160Tyrone, Ga.
15Austin CumminsFRG6-0170Lawrenceburg, Ky.
20Isiah KnightFRG5-11160Louisville, Ky.
21Jaylen DanielSRF6-7210Winchester, Ky.
22Jordan JohnsonFRG6-0160Louisville, Ky.
23Monquavis FrazierJRF6-4205Anniston, Ala.
24Lance BlakelySOF6-5203Lexington, Ky.
30Levon HarperJRF6-9220Danville, Va.
33Gerrard NewbySRF6-5181Lexington, Ky.
35Mike MartinSRF6-4195Flint, Mich.
Coaches
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Head Coach
5th season
 
Ross Fanning Image
Assistant Coach
1st season