Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC sophomore forward Chase Plummer (Plainfield,
N.J./St. Patrick) was named America East Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games ending Dec. 18, 2011.
Plummer recorded double-doubles vs. Morgan State and Rider in games on Dec. 14 and Dec. 17 respectively. He has produced double-doubles in his last three games and four of ten on the season.
The young team co-captain scored a career-high 22 points, including 15 in the second half, and added 11 rebounds in the 73-66 overtime loss to Rider. He posted all but one rebound of his double-double in the second half (11 points, 11 rebounds) vs. Morgan State.
Plummer is the first Retriever to post three consecutive double-doubles since Daryl Proctor did it in February of 2009. He leads the team with 14.2 points and 8.9 rebounds a game, ranking eighth in the league in scoring and second in rebounding.
Nationally, the 6'6", 230-lb. Plummer is ranked 49th in rebounding.