30 - Nick Greenbacker
Nick Greenbacker
Height: 6-9
Weight: 235
Year: R-Junior
Hometown: Coventry, CT
High School: East Catholic
Position: Center/Forward

#30 Nick Greenbacker - Career Stats

Career Game-by-Game Stats: 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10


Named a Team Captain for 2011-12

2010-11:  Saw action in all 29 games earning 15 starts...Averaged 17.2 minutes per night...Finished the season averaging 3.8 ppg and 2.4 rpg...Show some range his r-sophomore season, making eight-of-23 froom behind the three-point line...Had a career-night in home win over Robert Morris, knocking down all three of his shots from behind the arc on the way to 17 points...Also matched his career high six rebounds against the Colonials...Scored nine points with three caroms at Lafayette...Turned in eight points with a career-high six boards at Central Connecticut...Had seven points while blocking three shots at UMass...Off the court, Greenbacker graduated in three years with a degree in Business Administration and will use his final two seasons of eligiblity pursuing his MBA at Sacred Heart University....He graduated with the highest grade point average for any men's basketball player on a Dave Bike coached team (34 years)...He was also named to the NABC Honor Court for Academic Recognition.

2009-10: Played in all 29 games averaging 12.0 minutes per game...Finished the season averaging 3.0 ppg and 1.9 rpg...Shot 41.2% (40-97) from the field and 57.1% (8-14) at the free throw line...Scored a season-high eight points with four rebounds at Fairleigh Dickinson...Played a season-high 20 minuttes against Bryant, with eight points...Matched his season-high eight points a third time with three caroms against St. Francis-NY at home...Pulled down six boards at Mount St. Mary's.

2008-09: Red Shirt Season.

High School: Attended East Catholic High School where he played basketball for four years and football for three. Played basketball for Luke Reilly. Was team captain his senior year. Team finished as State runners-up in both his sophomore and junior years. Was a three-time All-Northwest Conference selection. Averaged 16 points, 12 rebounds and four assists per game his senior year. Was named All-State by both the Hartford Courant and New Haven Register. Finished his career with over 1,000 points.

Personal: Son of Charles and Linda Greenbacker. Has two older brothers, Charlie and Steve. Charlie played football at Iona College. Business Administration major and pursing a MBA at SHU.  He is also a member of the SHU Student-Athlete Advisory Council.  Favorite sports teams are the Boston Celtics and Boston Red Sox. Favorite athletes are Paul Pierce and Tom Brady. Favorite movie is Wedding Crashers and favorite TV show is Family Guy. Favorite book is Crime and Punishment. Favorite food is chicken parm. Hopes to play professionally overseas after graduation.

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