31 Garrett Leffelman
31 Garrett Leffelman
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Naperville, IL
High School: St. Joseph's
Position: G

Junior:  Ranked second in the Ivy League in field goal percentage, shooting 55-percent from the field (58-105) in league games…Scored a career high in points for four straight weekends – 16 points vs. Harvard, 18 points vs. Penn, 19 points vs. Harvard and 20 points vs. Columbia…Scored 19 points vs. Harvard on 7 of 8 shooting from the field, and 16 points vs. Cornell on 6 of 7 shooting from the field…Ranked second in the Ivy League in overall three-point percentage, connecting on 37 of 80 treys (.463)…Started Brown’s last 11 games and scored in double figures in seven of those games…Pulled down a career best 7 rebounds vs. Army…Scored the game-winning basket with under one second remaining against Bryant when he grabbed a rebound and scored with three-tenths of a second remaining to lift Brown to a two-point win over the Bulldogs… Sophomore:  Scored a career high nine points twice, in consecutive games against Penn and Harvard…Connected on a three-point basket at the buzzer to defeat Harvard…Earned two starts, against George Mason and Dartmouth…Scored five points against Rhode Island, George Mason and Dartmouth…Pulled down a career best six rebounds in a starting role against Dartmouth… Freshman:  Scored a season high four points against Eastern Michigan…Saw action in 12 games for the Bears…Netted two points and had three steals vs. Dartmouth…Secondary School Background:  A graduate of St. Joseph High School ... Co-captain his senior year... Averaged 11.2 points per game, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists on a team that went 25-5, winning Thanksgiving and Christmas tournaments as well as Conference, Regional and Sectional championships ... Was the first freshman in school history to score 40 points in a single game ... Senior year shot 52% from the field which included a team high 49 three-point field goals ... Named All-Conference, finishing in the Top 10 in conference scoring ... Named All-Area by Suburban Life ... Played in both the Chicago-Suburban and East Suburban Catholic Conference-Chicago Catholic League All-Star games ... Finished as school valedictorian ... Recipient of the Student Athlete of the Year Award all four years ... National Honor Society member ... Illinois State Scholar ... Won 3 on 3 national basketball championship as a 10 year old…Personal:  Garrett Joseph Leffelman, born February 18, 1989, the son of Randy and Karen Leffelman of Naperville, Illinois ... Has a younger sister, Jaclyn ... Enjoys golfing, watching football and learning new languages ... Economics and Political Science concentrator at Brown.


Garrett Leffelman’s ’11 Career Highs 

Points: 20 vs. Columbia (3/6/10)           

Rebounds: 7 vs. Army (1/6/10)

Assists: 5 vs. Penn (2/19/10)

Steals:   3 vs. Princeton (1/29/10) 




Garrett Leffelman:  Personality Chart


Post-school ambition:  Will work on Wall Street next year; hopes to run for President some day.

People who have had the greatest influence on my athletic career: My dad

Best book I have ever read: Angels and Demons 

Favorite foods: Picanha

Favorite TV show:  24, The West Wing, Friends

Movies I have enjoyed: Face/Off, The Green Mile, The Bourne Series, Cinderella Man

Biggest athletic thrill: Hitting game-winning shots

My favorite thing about playing basketball is: Having fans, teammates, and coaches really depend on me

The thing I like most about Brown University:  The Open Curriculum

Person in history (past or present) I would most like to meet: Jesus Christ, Shane Battier, Greg Maddux, Ronald Reagan, Brett Favre and Marshall Mathers

Favorite Class at Brown: Intelligence and Economic Espionage

Favorite Gym: Cameron Indoor Stadium