1 Chase Plummer
1 - Chase Plummer
Height: 6-6
Weight: 230
Year: So.
Hometown: Plainfield, N.J.
High School: St. Patrick
Position: F

Accolades: Named America East Rookie of the Week for games ending Nov. 21, 2010... Selected to the 2011-12 America East Second Team.


Notes: Through the first 15 games this in 2011-12, he was 81-of-187 from the floor- as a freshman, he hit 82--of-187 through 30 contests… Finished fourth in America East in scoring (15.4), fifth in rebounding (7.5) and fifth (tied) in steals (1.4)...The only player in America East to be ranked in the top five in scoring and rebounding in 2011-12… Only nine players have finished in the top five in both categories in America East in the last 14 years, including Darryl Proctor, who accomplished the feat in 2008-09...Became just the fourth sophomore in school history to score 400 points in a season and his 446 points was one shy (447, Peter Mulligan, 2001-02) of a school sophomore record... Finished third in league games in scoring at 16.7 ppg... His 119 free throws made in 2011-12 is now sixth in UMBC’s DI era., while the 180 attempted is third.       


2011-12: Recorded his second career double-double with 12 points/10 rebounds at St. John’s on Nov. 13... Scored 16 points at VMI (in 14 minutes of action), but fouled out with 6:14 remaining... Scored 20 points (10 field goals) for the first time at Central Connecticut on Nov. 22- ten field goals was the most by a Retriever since Nov. 20, 2010... Recorded second double-double of season (third career) and tied career high in caroms with 13 points/11 rebounds in 23 minutes in win at Towson on Dec. 10... Corralled 12 caroms in an 11-point, 12-rebound double-double vs. Morgan State on Dec. 14... Scored 10 points and had 11 rebounds in second half after playing only seven minutes (two fouls) in the first 20 minutes vs. the Bears... Tallied  22 points and added 11 rebounds vs. Rider on Dec. 17... It was his third consecutive double-double and fourth of the season... Became the first Retriever to post three consecutive double-doubles since Daryl Proctor did it in February of 2009... Scored in double figures for a career-high eight games before tallying three points in 19 minutes at Niagara on Dec. 28... Named America East Player of the Game with 23 points in Jan. 2 win at UNH... Earned same honor and tallied 25 points in just 20 minutes vs. Albany three nights later... Hit a career-best 3 (of 4) treys, but fouled out in just 20 minutes of action... Missed the first game of his career when he suffered a concussion in practice on Jan. 29 and did not travel to Albany for Feb. 1 contest... Returned and scored 24 points vs. Maine on Feb. 4... Tied school record (four others) with 18 free throw attempts and tied for third for a UMBC single game with 14 free throws made... Scored 20 or more points for the sixth time during the season and surpassed the 500-point mark vs. Maine... Scored career-best 28 points and set personal mark with six steals (team season high) vs. Hartford on Feb. 7- his 11 field goals were the most by a Retriever since Darryl Proctor hit 12 (of 15) vs. Boston U. on March 7, 2009... Posted his fifth double-double with 24 points and a career-high 14 caroms at Canisius on Feb. 18...Scored in double figures in personal-best 11 straight games (Jan. 19-Feb. 22), and averaged 18.3 ppg in that span.  


2010-11: Debuted with a 13-point effort in 23 minutes of action vs. VMI on Nov. 14... Hit 5-of-10 shots from the floor and buried his first collegiate 3-point field goal... Added 11 points in 22 minutes at Loyola on Nov. 17 and became UMBC’s first freshman to score in double figures in his first two games since Peter Mulligan did it in the 2000-01 season... Became UMBC’s first freshman in 25 years of Division I basketball to score in double figures in his first three contests with a season-high 14-point effort vs. Central Connecticut on Nov. 20... Scored 12 of UMBC’s first 22 points in the game and added eight caroms... Earned first collegiate start at Coppin State on Nov. 23 and scored 11 points... Tied for team-high scoring honors with nine points at Rider on Dec. 8...  Attempted season-high 13 field goals at Morgan State on Dec. 18 and tallied 11 points... Had not scored in doubles since opening the season with four straight games of 10+ points... Fell a point short of his season high with a 13-point effort vs. Maine on Jan. 8... Hit a season-high five free throws... Recorded five steals in 15 minutes vs. Albany on Jan. 26, the top figure for a Retriever during the season... Posted his first career double-double and recorded a season-high 11 rebounds with 13/11 at Stony Brook on Jan. 31... Earned his first career America East Player of the Game honor... Followed up with 12 points/4 steals vs. Binghamton on Feb. 3... Named America East Player of the Game vs. UNH on Feb. 12 with team highs of 13 points and seven rebounds in 13 minutes... Scored in double figures in ten games in his initial season... Lead the team with 32 thefts and had 21 in league play, good for 9th and (tied) 5th respectively in America East.    


Background:  Played for a St. Patrick team which went 24-3 on the season and was ranked the No. 1 team in the state of New Jersey… Recovered from an early season bang-up with his knee, averaging around eight points and eight rebounds per game for a very gifted team offensively… A tough player in the paint and developing a more consistent game with his short jumper… Earned a pair of state titles while at St. Patrick… Acted in the school play each year and is interested in a career in the film industry… His father, Eric, earned All-America honors as a decathlete and his older brother Eric was an All-American shot putter, both at Princeton... His uncle, Ron Harris (’78) was an All-American in men’s basketball at Florida State University… Also has four younger siblings… Lists favorite professional team as the Los Angeles Lakers and favorite movie as The Lion King… Enjoys public speaking… Son of Karen and Eric Plummer… Born Sept. 19, 1992.


Year GP/GS Min.  FG/A Pct. 3-pt. FG/A Pct. FT/A Pct. Reb. Avg. PF/FO A TO Blk. Stl. Pts. Avg.
 2010-11 30/4 521 82/187 .439      2/9 .222 34/61 .557 47-63-110 3.7 81/3 12 49 9 32 200 6.7
 2011-12 29/26 821 155/374 .414 17/53 .321 119/180 .661 70-144-214 7.4 84/4 40 114 9 40 446 15.4
 Totals 59/30 1342 237/561 .422 19/62 .306 153/241 .634 117-207-324 5.4 165/7 52 163 18 72 646 10.9