NJ Two-Sport Athlete Lands A High Honor

Reporter Mike Sullivan has a story on Chandler Fraser-Pauls, who was recently given an honor by a local newspaper in the sports of boy's basketball ...

Chandler Fraser-Pauls, a two-sport student/athlete from the Pennington School in New Jersey, was recently honored by the newspaper Trentonian Times. Pauls was named the Prep Player of the Year.

Chandler has had an incredible last month. He recentlhy took an unofficial visit to Vermont , according to his father, Matt, who is also the head coach of Team NJABC AAU team.

Fraser-Pauls also took another unofficial visit to Boston University, a school that has offered him a soccer scholarship.

Fraser-Pauls, who helped his team win another Mercer County Championship this month, helped spark the Pennington School to a terrific 23-2 record.

Fraser-Pauls, who averaged 16 points a game and five assists per game this season as a basketball player, is expected to play with Team NJABC at several AAU hoop events.

WHAT CHANDLER FRASER-PAULS IS WORKING ON OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL MONTHS: Chandler said he was happy that his mid-range jumper improved this season. In addition, the leadership category was focused on and Chandler made progress. He'll continue to work on these two areas over the spring and summer.

In addition, the lefty is looking to make progress on utilizing his right hand in the dribbling category.


Several Ivy League and Patriot League schools have shown interest in Fraser-Pauls.

Besides Vermont, Davidson and Elon have expressed interest basketball wise.

Fraser-Pauls, who competes at the midfield and forward positions for the Pennington School soccer program, has interest from Bucknell, Lafayette, and Villanova in this particular sport.

Fraser-Pauls already has a career in mind -- coaching. "I would love to coach in the future," he said.

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