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#32 Paul Grinde

Position:
Forward
Height:
6'10"
Weight:
285
Class:
Graduate Senior
Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.
High School:
Cape Henry Collegiate School
BIO

2018-19

  • Finished with a solid senior season, playing and starting all 25 games
  • Second for the Brewers with 14.1 points a game
  • Led the team with 6.9 rebounds a game
  • Became the 17th player in program history to reach 1,000 points with a career-high 29 points against Hobart on Feb. 15. Posted a career-best seven assists that game
  • Ranks sixth on the all-time rebounding list with 569 boards
  • One of just four players in program history with 1,000 points and 500 rebounds.

2017-18

  • Returned strong from a 2016-2017 season ending injury for a stellar junior campaign
  • Started in 25 games
  • Recorded 372 points on the year, leading the team in field goals with 146
  • Second in conference in FG% (.559)
  • Averaged 14.3 points per game
  • Scored more than 20 points 3 times, recording season-high 28 points against Bard (1/20/18)
  • Led Brewers in rebounds, with 212
  • Fifth in Liberty League in rebounds (8.2 per game)
  • Matched career high 18 rebounds against Ithaca (2/17/18)
  • Three-time Liberty League Honor Roll selection in February

2015-16 (Vassar College)

  • The dominant freshman proved to be a defensive and offensive force, earning him a starting spot in all 25 games in which he played
  • He led the Brewers in blocks (23) and rebounds (7.4 per game)
  • Shot 53.1 percent from the field while averaging 12.4 points per game
  • Scored more than 20 four times and recorded five double-doubles
  • Won the Rookie of the Week Award the week of January 18 and was named to the Liberty League All-Rookie Team
  • Scored a career-high 22 points against Hamilton College (12-5-15)
  • Grabbed a career high 18 rebounds against Union College (1-16-16), while scoring 18 points as well.

PREP CAREER

  • Lettered four years in basketball
  • Two-time captain and two time MVP
  • Named All-League senior year
  • Helped his team to regular season and conference tournament champions, Virginia Division I State Champions and a #3 ranking in the country by MaxPreps
  • Also played football and lacrosse
  • Was a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.

PERSONAL

  • Parents are Tom and Tonya Grinde
  • Sister, Vista, is a member of the Vassar women’s tennis team.