Paul Gombwer #15
Position: F Ht.: 6-6 Wt.: 215
Hometown: Kaduna, Nigeria
Previous School: Montverde Academy (Fl.)
Eligibility: So. Major: International Relations
2011-2012: Finished the season averaging 2.55 offensive rebounds per game, good for 11th most in the Big South…Hit only three-pointer of season and finished with 7 points and five rebounds in CSU’s season-opening 72-67 loss at Kansas State on Nov. 11…Collected 6 points and eight rebounds in CSU’s 83-73 win over Radford on Dec. 1…Notched then career-high with 12 points in CSU’s 88-69 win at The Citadel on Dec. 14…Ripped down then career-high 10 rebounds, including five offensive, in 70-68 loss at College of Charleston on Dec. 17…Skied for seven offensive rebounds to highlight 9 point, nine rebound performance in CSU’s 80-77 overtime loss to Coastal Carolina on Jan. 7…Racked up 10 points and six rebounds (five offensive) in CSU’s 93-88 win at 1st place UNC Asheville on Jan. 19…Went 5-of-5 from the free-throw line en route to totals of 9 points and seven rebounds in CSU’s 75-64 road win at Presbyterian on Jan. 28…Made first career start and finished with 4 points and eight rebounds (five offensive) on Feb. 4 at Coastal Carolina…Tallied first career double-double (13 points and career-high 11 rebounds) in CSU’s 75-74 loss to Liberty on Feb. 9, highlighting the outing with two jump hooks…Recorded another double-double (career-high 14 points and 10 rebounds) in CSU’s 73-58 victory over Gardner-Webb on Feb. 14...Went 19-of-21 at the free-throw line over six-game stretch (1/28-2/14) and shot 73 percent at charity stripe for season.
High School: 2011 Central Florida F-C-A Student Athlete of The Year...2010 Christian Athlete of The Year...MVP of the MLK Invitational...Averaged 12 points and seven rebound...Recipient of the Good Citizenship Award...Montrose Christian School Academy Scholar award winner...Honor roll student.
Personal: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alice P. Gombwer...born Dec. 31, 1991 in Kaduna, Nigeria...Word of Advice: "Be kind to people you meet on your way up because you might meet them on your way down."