6-4 shooting guard Gerad Punch of Phoenix (AZ) Brophy has committed to Furman after considering Northern Arizona and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Punch averaged 18 points and eight rebounds per game last season. His high school teammate John Shumate recently committed to Yale. Punch currently has a 3.0 GPA and has already achieved an 1120 on his SAT, making him a full academic qualifier. Punch is hte second game to commit ot Furman, joining Eric Webb of Grand Rapids (MN) High.
October 22, 2002