SENIORS MAKE HISTORY FOR MEN'S PROGRAM
Friday, March 9, 2012
SENIORS MAKE HISTORY FOR MEN'S PROGRAM

Tigerville, SC – On Thursday, February 23, the North Greenville University men’s basketball team honored five seniors who will be moving on to bigger and better things after graduation from North Greenville.

North Greenville University is proud to honor the following seniors on successful careers both on and off of the court:

Zack Shields

Shields, a native of Louisville, KY, played in 109 career games as a Crusader, including 20 career starts. The 6’ 3” guard tallied 742 points, 270 rebounds and 139 assists for career averages of 6.8 ppg, 2.5 rpg and 1.3 apg while being a consistent source of offense off of the bench and from beyond the arc. Shields will graduate with a degree in sport management.

Jonathan Bozymowski

Bozymowski, a native of Easley, SC, played in 107 career games as a Crusader, including 89 career starts. The 6’6” forward recorded 602 points and 342 rebounds. He ranks 7th all-time with 223 assists and 9th all-time with 83 steals. For his career, Bozymowski averaged 5.6 ppg, 3.2 rpg, and 2.1 apg while being a versatile member of the Crusader team and a quiet leader on the court. Bozymowski will graduate with a degree in sport management.

Jason Wray

Wray, a native of Fayetteville, NC, has played in 106 career games as a Crusader, including 28 career starts. The 6’ 1” guard compiled 479 points, 199 rebounds and ranks 10th all-time with 192 assists for career averages of 4.5 ppg, 1.9 rpg and 1.8 apg. Wray’s contributions to North Greenville go beyond the court as he was also named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court, the highest award for excellence in academics for college basketball players. He boasts a 3.7 GPA and has been accepted to the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Wray will graduate with a degree in biology.

Luke Lattimer

Lattimer, a native of South Bend, IN, posted impressive stats in a career cut short by injuries as played in 75 career games as a Crusader, including 70 career starts. The 6’5” guard tallied 754 points, 288 rebounds and 109 assists for career averages of 10 ppg, 3.8 rpg and 1.5 apg. Lattimer was also named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court with a 3.4 GPA. He will graduate with a degree in sport management.

Paul Harrison

Harrison, the most decorated athlete in men’s basketball history, played in 108 career games as a Crusader including 98 career starts. The 6’8” forward from Alpharetta, GA is the career leader in points (2,017) and rebounds (1,003) while also ranking 2nd in blocks (133), 8th in assists (222) and 10th in steals (72). Harrison boasts career averages of 18.7 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 2.1 apg and 1.2 bpg. He has made his name known in the record book as he holds the record for most rebounds in a single game (17 four times) and season (281 in 2011-12). He also holds the record for most field goals made in a season (243 in 2009-10), free throws made and attempted in a season (141-for-198 in 2009-10) and scoring average in a season (22.4 in 2009-10). Harrison will graduate with a degree in sport management.

As a group, these five seniors have been a part of Crusader history as they have been instrumental in a 62-51 over the past four seasons, including a 22-7 record in 2010-11, the best in school history. The 62 career wins is the most by any class since moving to Division II. The combined GPA for these five players is over a 3.0 and North Greenville University is forever grateful for the contributions of these young men to the school and the community.