Albany Prospect Has The Ability To Contribute

Reporter Mike Sullivan takes a detailed look at Chris Pelcher, a big man from The Albany Academy in Albany, New York ... Chris has already given a commitment to Iona ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Chris Pelcher

HEIGHT: 6-foot-9

WEIGHT: 240 pounds

POSITION: Power Forward/Center

HIGH SCHOOL: Albany Academy in Albany, New York

HIGH SCHOOL HEAD COACH: Brian Fruscio

CLASS: 2009, A Current Senior

AAU PROGRAM: Albany City Rocks in Albany, New York

AAU PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Jim Hart

WHAT AAU PROGRAM DIRECTOR JIM HART SAID ABOUT CHRIS PELCHER AND HIS INDIVIDUAL GAME:

"Chris is going to have a fine college career. He works very hard and loves to play the game of basketball. He has really improved over the past couple of years.

MECHANICS OF HIS GAME:

"Chris moves his feet well, has good hands, and has a very good jump hook. Moves his body side to side real well and has improved in all of these areas."

COLLEGE DECISION: Pelcher ended his recruiting process a while ago when he selected Iona College of New Rochelle, New York as his next destination to play basketball.

His AAU coach, Jim Hart, firmly believes that Chris will continue to improve. "He has the size and the frame to handle himself near the rim," Hart continued. "I think Chris will do well and be a very productive player for Iona."


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