42 - Matt Townsend
Matt Townsend
Height: 6-7
Weight: 240
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chappaqua, N.Y.
High School: Horace Greeley
Position: F
Major: Molecular, cellular and developmental biology
Residential College: Davenport
gp 33
pts/g 4.9
fg % 48.0
3pt % 0.0
ft % 75.4
reb/g 3.2
a/g 0.7

2013-14: Named to the Capital One Academic All-America third team… Only the eighth player in school history and first since David Tompkins in 1999 to earn Academic All-America honors… Maintained a 4.0 grade point average through six semesters at Yale… Was elected to the Yale Phi Beta Kappa society, one of only eight juniors at Yale selected… Started a career-high 22 games… Tied for fifth on the team in scoring (4.9 ppg.)… Only player to start all 14 Ivy League games… Scored a season-high 12 points against Quinnipiac in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament… Recipient of the team’s Richard Derby (Academic) Award for the third straight year.

2012-13: Second on the team in rebounding (4.0 rpg.) and tied for third in scoring (7.7 ppg.)… First career start came against Army and finished with 15 points… Scored in double figures in four of the last five games, including a career-high 19-point performance at Cornell… Missed the first five games with an injury… Recipient of the team’s George McReynolds (Defense) and Richard Derby (Academic) awards.

2011-12: Appeared in 21 games off the bench… Missed the first five games of the season with an injury… First career appearance came at Vermont… Grabbed six rebounds at Wake Forest… Recipient of the team’s Richard Derby Academic Award.

Before Yale: Horace Greeley High School’s all-time leading scorer (1,516 points) and rebounder (1,021 rebounds)… Averaged 28.8 points, 15.9 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 2.2 steals and 3.3 blocks as a senior… Three-time all-league, all-conference and all-section selection… Named to Class AA New York All-State third team… McDonald’s All-America nominee… Con Edison Scholar-Athlete Award winner… Helped lead Horace Greeley to a pair of league championships… Played for the Westchester Hawks AAU team that finished fourth at nationals in 2009… Teammates with the Hawks included West Virginia’s Jabarie Hinds, Lehigh’s Conroy Baltimore and Marshall’s Chris Martin.

Personal: Interned at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in New York in the summer of 2013… Volunteered at Yale-New Haven Hospital's Pediatric Emergency Department in the summer of 2012, comforting and entertaining children in addition to assisting doctors and nursing staff… Recipient of the Edward Meeker Freshman English Prize for excellence in English composition... Valedictorian at Horace Greeley High School… Helped raise more than $10,000 as the senior student executive for Horace Greeley’s Scholarship Fund… Grandfather Chet Boulris played football and baseball at Harvard… Uncle Mark Boulris played football at Harvard and uncle Craig Boulris played baseball at Harvard… Son of Bob and Lori Townsend.

Year gp-gs fg-fga pct  3fg-3fga pct  ft-fta pct  rpg  pts ppg  Ast Blk
2011-12 21-0 8-25 .320 0-0 .000 11-18 .611 1.5 27 1.3 7 2
2012-13 26-17 77-144 .535 0-0 .000 45-63 .714 4.0 199 7.7 25 9
2013-1433-2259-123.4800-1.00043-57.7543.21614.9244
Career 80-39 144-292 .493 0-1 .000 99-138 .717 3.0 387 4.8 56 15
Recent Games
Mar 8 Dartmouth L, 69-61
Mar 19 Quinnipiac W, 69-68
Mar 22 at Holy Cross W, 71-66
Mar 26 at Columbia W, 72-69
Apr 1 at VMI W, 75-62
Apr 3 at Murray St. L, 65-57
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 14
Games started 22 14
Minutes 671 289
Minutes per game 20.3 20.6
FG 59-123 22-46
FG Pct 48.0 47.8
3PT 0-1 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 43-57 20-27
FT Pct 75.4 74.1
Off rebounds 52 16
Def rebounds 53 22
Total rebounds 105 38
Rebounds per game 3.2 2.7
Personal fouls 70 31
Disqualifications 2 0
Assists 24 4
Turnovers 33 13
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.3
Steals 15 5
Blocks 4 1
Points 161 64
Points per game 4.9 4.6
Points per 40 min 9.6 8.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 vs. Central Connecticut State W, 93-77 - 16 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Nov 11 at Connecticut L, 80-62 - 15 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 14 at Rutgers L, 72-71 - 21 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 3
Nov 19 Sacred Heart W, 80-65 - 16 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Nov 23 at Mercer L, 81-54 - 25 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 26 at Lafayette W, 79-76 - 23 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 30 at Hartford W, 54-49 - 22 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Dec 4 Bryant L, 72-64 - 23 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Dec 7 New Hampshire W, 71-61 - 11 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Dec 17 at Providence L, 76-74 - 9 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Dec 20 at Albany L, 70-62 - 19 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 4 at Saint Louis L, 75-55 1 29 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 8 Vermont L, 67-59 1 27 4-5 80.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 11 Baruch W, 88-49 1 15 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Jan 18 Brown W, 74-67 1 21 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 25 at Brown L, 73-56 1 21 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Jan 31 Columbia W, 69-59 1 29 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Feb 1 Cornell W, 61-57 1 21 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 7 at Dartmouth W, 67-54 1 20 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 8
Feb 8 at Harvard W, 74-67 1 21 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Feb 14 Penn W, 69-54 1 18 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Feb 15 Princeton W, 66-65 1 24 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 21 at Cornell W, 82-65 1 16 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 6-6 100.0 8
Feb 23 at Columbia L, 62-46 1 19 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 28 at Princeton L, 57-46 1 19 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 1 at Penn W, 70-63 1 19 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Mar 7 Harvard L, 70-58 1 16 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 8
Mar 8 Dartmouth L, 69-61 1 25 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 3
Mar 19 Quinnipiac W, 69-68 1 26 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Mar 22 at Holy Cross W, 71-66 1 22 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 8
Mar 26 at Columbia W, 72-69 1 16 0-5 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Apr 1 at VMI W, 75-62 1 18 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Apr 3 at Murray St. L, 65-57 1 29 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 vs. Central Connecticut State W, 93-77 - 16 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 2 0 1 0
Nov 11 at Connecticut L, 80-62 - 15 3 2 5 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 14 at Rutgers L, 72-71 - 21 1 3 4 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Nov 19 Sacred Heart W, 80-65 - 16 3 0 3 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Nov 23 at Mercer L, 81-54 - 25 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 0
Nov 26 at Lafayette W, 79-76 - 23 2 1 3 1 3 0.3 1 0 1 0
Nov 30 at Hartford W, 54-49 - 22 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 2 0 3 0
Dec 4 Bryant L, 72-64 - 23 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 2 1 0
Dec 7 New Hampshire W, 71-61 - 11 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Dec 17 at Providence L, 76-74 - 9 2 0 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Dec 20 at Albany L, 70-62 - 19 5 1 6 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 4 at Saint Louis L, 75-55 1 29 2 3 5 3 1 3.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 8 Vermont L, 67-59 1 27 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 1 0 5 1
Jan 11 Baruch W, 88-49 1 15 2 3 5 1 4 0.2 1 0 2 0
Jan 18 Brown W, 74-67 1 21 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 0
Jan 25 at Brown L, 73-56 1 21 0 2 2 0 0 - 1 0 1 0
Jan 31 Columbia W, 69-59 1 29 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 0
Feb 1 Cornell W, 61-57 1 21 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 0
Feb 7 at Dartmouth W, 67-54 1 20 2 2 4 0 3 0.0 0 1 3 -
Feb 8 at Harvard W, 74-67 1 21 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Feb 14 Penn W, 69-54 1 18 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 2 0 4 0
Feb 15 Princeton W, 66-65 1 24 1 3 4 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 21 at Cornell W, 82-65 1 16 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 23 at Columbia L, 62-46 1 19 2 1 3 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Feb 28 at Princeton L, 57-46 1 19 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 1 at Penn W, 70-63 1 19 4 1 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 7 Harvard L, 70-58 1 16 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Mar 8 Dartmouth L, 69-61 1 25 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Mar 19 Quinnipiac W, 69-68 1 26 0 4 4 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 0
Mar 22 at Holy Cross W, 71-66 1 22 2 1 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Mar 26 at Columbia W, 72-69 1 16 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 1 -
Apr 1 at VMI W, 75-62 1 18 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 5 1
Apr 3 at Murray St. L, 65-57 1 29 6 4 10 4 0 - 0 1 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 22 20.3 1.8-3.7 48.0 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.3-1.7 75.4 4.9
Conference 14 14 20.6 1.6-3.3 47.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-1.9 74.1 4.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 13 10 20.9 2.1-3.7 56.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.7-2.1 81.5 5.8
Away 19 12 20.2 1.5-3.6 40.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-1.6 70.0 4.1
Neutral 1 - 16.0 4.0-6.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 8.0

Wins 19 14 19.7 1.9-4.1 48.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-1.6 86.7 5.3
Losses 14 8 21.2 1.6-3.3 47.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.2-1.9 63.0 4.4

November 7 - 19.7 1.3-3.3 39.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.4 60.0 3.4
December 4 - 15.5 1.8-3.2 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.5 83.3 4.8
January 6 6 23.7 2.5-4.0 62.5 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.8-2.7 68.8 6.8
February 8 8 19.8 1.4-3.2 42.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.5 83.3 4.0
March 6 6 20.7 2.2-4.5 48.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-2.2 84.6 6.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 22 671 59-123 48.0 0-1 0.0 43-57 75.4 161
Conference 14 14 289 22-46 47.8 0-0 - 20-27 74.1 64
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 13 10 272 27-48 56.2 0-1 0.0 22-27 81.5 76
Away 19 12 383 28-69 40.6 0-0 - 21-30 70.0 77
Neutral 1 - 16 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 8

Wins 19 14 374 37-77 48.1 0-0 - 26-30 86.7 100
Losses 14 8 297 22-46 47.8 0-1 0.0 17-27 63.0 61

November 7 - 138 9-23 39.1 0-0 - 6-10 60.0 24
December 4 - 62 7-13 53.8 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 19
January 6 6 142 15-24 62.5 0-1 0.0 11-16 68.8 41
February 8 8 158 11-26 42.3 0-0 - 10-12 83.3 32
March 6 6 124 13-27 48.1 0-0 - 11-13 84.6 37
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 22 20.3 1.6 1.6 3.2 2.1 0.1 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.1
Conference 14 14 20.6 1.1 1.6 2.7 2.2 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 10 20.9 0.9 1.5 2.4 2.5 0.1 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.2
Away 19 12 20.2 2.0 1.7 3.7 1.9 0.1 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.3 0.1
Neutral 1 - 16.0 2.0 2.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.0

Wins 19 14 19.7 1.6 1.6 3.2 2.4 0.1 0.6 1.4 0.5 0.5 0.1
Losses 14 8 21.2 1.6 1.6 3.2 1.8 0.1 0.9 0.5 1.7 0.4 0.2

November 7 - 19.7 1.9 1.4 3.3 2.0 0.0 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.9 0.0
December 4 - 15.5 2.0 0.2 2.2 1.5 0.0 0.5 0.2 2.0 0.2 0.5
January 6 6 23.7 0.8 2.0 2.8 2.8 0.2 1.3 1.5 0.9 1.0 0.0
February 8 8 19.8 1.2 1.8 3.0 2.1 0.0 0.2 1.1 0.2 0.2 0.1
March 6 6 20.7 1.3 1.7 3.0 1.5 0.0 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 22 671 52 53 105 70 2 24 33 0.7 15 4
Conference 14 14 289 16 22 38 31 0 4 13 0.3 5 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 10 272 12 19 31 32 1 10 13 0.8 7 2
Away 19 12 383 38 32 70 37 1 13 19 0.7 6 2
Neutral 1 - 16 2 2 4 1 0 1 1 1.0 2 0

Wins 19 14 374 30 30 60 45 1 12 26 0.5 10 1
Losses 14 8 297 22 23 45 25 1 12 7 1.7 5 3

November 7 - 138 13 10 23 14 0 4 7 0.6 6 0
December 4 - 62 8 1 9 6 0 2 1 2.0 1 2
January 6 6 142 5 12 17 17 1 8 9 0.9 6 0
February 8 8 158 10 14 24 17 0 2 9 0.2 2 1
March 6 6 124 8 10 18 9 0 4 5 0.8 0 0

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