45 Andrew Acker
45 - Andrew Acker
Height: 6-8
Weight: 235
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Merion Station, Pa.
High School: The Haverford School
Position: F
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2013-14: Moved into the starting lineup as a junior and started all but one game … second team All-NEMAC … Academic All-NEWMAC … NEWMAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player … led the Engineers and the NEWMAC and was 29th in the nation in rebounding at 9.6 per game … second on the team in scoring average at 11.8 … recorded 14 double-doubles during the season, tops in the NEWMAC and tied for 26th in the nation … led the team and was second in the league in field goal percentage at 57.1 … double figures in scoring 17 times … reached 20 points or more on five occasions … double digits in rebounding 17 times … set a career-high with 18 rebounds in the first game of the season against Lesley (11/15) … first double-double of the year came against Gordon (11/19) with 12 points and 11 boards … career best 23 points and 10 rebounds at Tufts (11/26) … 20 points and 16 rebounds against Wheelock (12/14) … set a new career-high with seven assists against the Wildcats … starting with 15 rebounds at WPI (1/11) he reached double figures in rebounds in seven games … 20 points and 13 rebounds against Coast Guard (1/15) … matched his career best with three steals in back-to-back games at Emmanuel (1/27) and vs. Wheaton (1/29) … added 22 points and 15 boards against the Lyons … 21 points and nine rebounds at Wheaton (2/15) … 19 points and 13 rebounds in the NEWMAC Championship game against Springfield (3/2) … 14 points and 10 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament at Plattsburgh State (3/7).

2012-13: Saw action in all 26 games as a sophomore … Academic All-NEWMAC … averaged 4.8 points and 4.0 rebounds a game off the bench for the Engineers … his rebounding average was third on the team … led the squad in blocked shots three times during the season … double figures in scoring three times … hit on 62 percent of his shots from the floor …  12 points and seven rebounds against Curry (11/24) … 13 points and seven boards vs. Newbury (12/1) … career-high 15 points at Wheaton (1/5) … hit all seven of his shots against the Lyons … season best three steals against Coast Guard (1/10) to go with six boards … set another career best in the next outing against Wheaton (1/30) with eight rebounds.

2011-12: Played in 27 games as a freshman, averaging 1.9 points and 1.3 rebounds per game with .615 FG% … career highs of 11 points and seven rebounds in win over Clark (1/7) … appeared in all five NCAA tournament games grabbing at least one rebound in four of five games.

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … orthopedic research at the McKay Laboratories at the University of Pennsylvania … research assistant at Stanford University studying the connection between Marfan Syndrome and aortic aneurysms in mouse models … associate advisor … SAAC member

High School: Attended the Haverford School … averaged 12.0 ppg and 10.0 rpg as a senior … team MVP as a senior … team captain … first team all-Inter-Ac as a senior … first team all-Main Line as a senior … second team all-Delco as a senior … Don J. McBride all-tournament team as a senior … Delco Her Bowl all-star game MVP … second team all-Inter-Ac as a junior … second team all-Main Line as a junior … USA-Select team MVP in Spain in summer 2011 … Donofrio tournament championship as a senior …  played for Renegades AAU club … letter-winner in water polo and crew.