2019-2020 American University Eagles

2019-2020 American University Eagles Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
21 Josh Alexander So F 6-8 243 - Carmel (NY) United States Iona Preparatory School
2 Stacy Beckton, Jr. Jr G 6-4 186 - Daytona Beach (FL) United States Atlantic High School
41 Jacob Boonyasith So F 6-3 215 - Jenison (MI) United States Jenison High School
13 Marvin Bragg Jr SF 6-6 195 - Cerritos (CA) United States Gahr High School
23 Mark Gasperini Sr C 6-10 245 - Brookline (MA) United States Brimmer & May School
4 Jamir Harris So SG 6-2 198 - Edison (NJ) United States St. Patrick High School
1 Jesse Little Jr C 6-10 204 - Starkville (MS) United States Starkville High School
30 Benjamin Lubarsky Fr SG 6-5 210 - Palm Beach Gardens (FL) United States Benjamin School
5 Connor Nelson So F 6-6 220 - Denver (CO) United States Impact Basketball Academy
0 Sa'eed Nelson Sr PG 6-2 190 Sep 9, 1997 Pleasantville (NJ) United States St. Augustine College Preparatory School
22 Kelton Samore Fr SF 6-9 200 - Portland (OR) United States Bridgton Academy
3 Jack Sorenson So G 6-0 190 Mar 30, 1998 Lakeville (MN) United States St. Thomas More Prep
33 Christian Sutton So F 6-3 193 - Atlanta (GA) United States Riverwood High School
12 Yilret Yiljep Sr F 6-7 250 May 12, 1994 Kaduna Nigeria Westtown School

Recent American University Eagles History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 16-14 (12-6) 2nd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 15-15 (9-9) 4th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 6-24 (3-15) 10th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 8-22 (5-13) 9th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 12-19 (9-9) 4th (Patriot) 3rd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 17-16 (8-10) 6th (Patriot) Runner Up N/A
2013-2014 20-13 (13-5) 2nd (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2012-2013 10-20 (5-9) 5th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 20-12 (10-4) 3rd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 22-9 (11-3) 2nd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 11-20 (7-7) 4th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 24-8 (13-1) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 21-12 (10-4) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2006-2007 16-14 (7-7) 3rd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 12-17 (7-7) 4th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 16-12 (8-6) 3rd (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 18-13 (10-4) 1st (Patriot) Runner Up N/A
2002-2003 16-14 (9-5) 2nd (Patriot) Runner Up N/A

2019-2020 American University Eagles Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Sa'eed Nelson NABC All-District (13) First Team
Sa'eed Nelson Patriot League Player of the Year
Sa'eed Nelson Patriot League First Team
Stacy Beckton, Jr. Patriot League Third Team
Stacy Beckton, Jr. Patriot League All-Defensive Team
Sa'eed Nelson Patriot League Player of the Week (Mar 2, 2020)

2019-2020 American University Eagles Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Nelson J. Harris S. Beckton, Jr. C. Nelson M. Gasperini
Rotation   B. Lubarsky M. Bragg    
Rotation     Y. Yiljep    
Lim PT   J. Sorenson C. Sutton J. Alexander J. Little
Lim PT     J. Boonyasith    

2019-2020 American University Eagles Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Sa'eed Nelson 29 36.2 18.5 5.1 4.7 2.8 0.3 3.5
Jamir Harris 30 31.7 10.9 3.2 1.8 0.9 0.1 1.5
Stacy Beckton, Jr. 30 30.5 9.6 4.7 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.6
Mark Gasperini 30 21.3 8.9 5.1 0.8 0.5 0.5 1.2
Connor Nelson 30 24.6 7.9 2.7 1.4 1.4 0.4 1.3
Jacob Boonyasith 23 25.7 7.7 2.3 1.1 0.3 0.3 1.5
Yilret Yiljep 25 10.5 3.9 3.2 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.6
Benjamin Lubarsky 28 11.9 3.2 1.5 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.6
Josh Alexander 30 10.5 2.7 2.7 1.0 0.2 0.5 0.5
Marvin Bragg 19 9.3 1.9 1.3 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2
Jesse Little 7 3.0 1.4 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
Jack Sorenson 2 11.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.5
Christian Sutton 7 1.6 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2019-2020 American University Eagles Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Mike Brennan Head Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (American University, 2007 to 2009)
Matt Wolff Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Associate Director of Communications (American University, 2012 to 2016)
Scott Greenman Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Eddie Jackson Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (American University, 2006 to 2013)
Dr. Billy Walker Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Sam Roditti Director of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 N/A
Sean Dash Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Sean Foster Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Samantha Raso Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A