New Jersey Two-Sport Senior Has Great Year

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free look at two-sport student/athlete Chandler Fraser-Pauls tremendous basketball season and a detailed look at his future on the college level ...

Ah, to be young, smart and skilled in two sports. Chandler Fraser-Pauls, who competes very effectively in soccer and basketball, will be graduating soon from the Pennington School in Pennington, New Jersey. And the future is very bright for him both athletically and academically.

Chandler scored close 20 points a game this past season while dishing out seven assists per contest for a very competitive basketball program.

Fraser-Pauls has already signed a letter of intent with Lafayette to play soccer on a scholarship. In addition, he plans on walking on and trying to earn some minutes playing for the division one college basketball team.

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED:

We reported the talented student/athlete accepted a scholarship from Lafayette to play soccer. Boston University had also offered a soccer scholarship.

Chandler has the skill level to make solid contributions in soccer and basketball. The senior's leadership skills have progressed as well, making him an attractive pickup for Lafayette.

CHANDLER'S BASKETBALL SEASON IN 2009-2010:

Fraser-Pauls, who helped his team win another Mercer County Championship, sparked his team to a 23-2 record in basketball this past season.

Fraser-Pauls, who averaged 16 points a game and five assists per contest his season as a junior, will graduate this spring.

Chandler worked very hard on his mid-range perimeter game and landed many honors over the past month from the top newspapers in the New Jersey area.

In addition, he sharpened his floor general skills over the past season and during the summer AAU events playing for Team NJABC, a program which competed in many of the top tournaments.

AFTER PLAYING SOCCER AND BASKETBALL:

Fraser-Pauls, who competes at the midfield and forward positions for the soccer team, is going to school for a career in coaching. But it appears wherever Chandler decides to do, he'll be successful.


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