5 - Christian Yemga
Christian Yemga
Height: 6-5
Weight: 210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Yaounde, Cameroon
High School: Proctor Acad. (N.H.)
Position: F

2008-09: Played in 24 of 27 contests, starting 18, including the first 17 of the season... Averaged 4.1 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game... His 55.7% shooting percentage (39-70) was tops on the team among players who took at least two shots per game... Had three games scoring in double digits, one contest with 10 rebounds... Led team in rebounding twice, assists three times... Had seven points, five rebounds and career-high five assists in the squad's first win of the season, an 80-56 win over Tufts, 11/30... Just missed a double-double with eight points and career-best 10 rebounds, including four on the offensive glass, in a 75-61 win over 25th-ranked Rhode Island College, 12/4... Had five rebounds, three assists and converted a traditional three-point play in the first five minutes of the win over the Anchormen... Scored at least 10 points in back-to-back games, with 11 against Clark on 12/9 and 10 against Framingham State on 12/13... Shot a combined 9-of-12 from the field in those two contests... Scored 11 points in 31 minutes of a 90-81 loss at Chicago, 2/6... Had two blocked shots in NCAA tournament second round at Franklin and Marshall, 3/7... 2007-08: Appeared in 27 of the team's 29 games, most amongst rookies, averaging 13.8 minutes per game... Averaged 2.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game... Scored five points in Brandeis's 1-vs-3 matchup with top-ranked Amherst, 12/8... Banked in a 3-pointer with time winding down on the shot clock, sparking a 10-1 run that helped put away the 72-62 win... Grabbed a career-high six rebounds against Washington, 1/27, a mark he would match twice more...Also had seven points, two blocks and two steals against the Bears... Scored a career-high 15 points in 20 minutes of action to help the Judges to an 89-81 win at Emory, 2/3... Connected on 5-of-7 from the field and 5-of-6 from the line against the Eagles while tying his career rebounding high with six... In NCAA tournament opener against Lasell, 3/7, did not score, but contributed three assists and four steals, both career-bests... Academic: Economics major with a minor in international finance... High School: Native of Africa is a two-year starter in both soccer and basketball at Proctor Academy in Andover, N.H....Attended inaugural Academic All-America camp at Brandeis in 2006.

 

 

Yemga, Christian

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds




Year GP-GS Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot Avg PF-FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts/Avg




2008 27-0 372/13.8 25-63 .397 3-16 .188 21-27 .778 21-40 61 2.3 58-2 28 29 10 15 74/2.7




2009 24-18 484/20.2 39-70 .557 2-4 .500 19-34 .559 19-49 68 2.8 58-2 46 37 9 8 99/4.1




TOTAL 51-18 856/16.8 64-133 .481 5-20 .250 40-61 .656 40-89 129 2.5 116-4 74 66 19 23 173/3.4