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Carson Desrosiers
Carson Desrosiers

Hometown:
Windham, N.H.

High School:
Central Catholic HS (MA)

Weight:
240

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
10/25/1991

Experience:
2VL

04/18/2012

Video: 2011-12 Individual Basketball Highlights

Watch the Deacons' top plays from this past season

04/04/2012

2011-12 Wake Forest Basketball Season in Review

A look back on the Deacons' 2011-12 season

03/23/2012

Wake Forest's Carson Desrosiers & Anthony Fields to Transfer

Sophomore center and freshman guard to leave program after spring semester

03/03/2012

Wake Forest Falls 69-62 at Georgia Tech in Regular Season Finale

Deacons to open ACC Tournament on Thursday in Atlanta

02/29/2012

Postgame Notes - Wake Forest vs. No. 4 Duke

Duke 79, Wake Forest 71

02/28/2012

Wake Forest vs. Duke - Feb. 28, 2012

Wake Forest fell to Duke 79-71 at Joel Coliseum

02/25/2012

Wake Forest vs. Boston College - 2/25/12

AP photos from today's game

02/08/2012

Wake Forest vs. No. 19 Virginia

Wake Forest vs. No. 19 Virginia

01/31/2012

Wake Forest vs. No. 5 North Carolina

Wake Forest vs. No. 5 North Carolina

01/28/2012

Wake Forest vs. Clemson

Wake Forest vs. Clemson

Carson Desrosiers Photo Gallery
Desrosiers' 2011-12 Video Highlights
Desrosiers' 2010-11 Video Highlights
Desrosiers' Career StatsGet Acrobat Reader

Announced his decision to transfer from Wake Forest in March of 2012 ... Two-year letterwinner who started 38 games during his career ... Ranks in a tie for 11th on the school's career blocks list with 112 ... In 2010-11, finished with the most blocked shots for a Wake Forest freshman since Tim Duncan in 1994 ... Skilled post player who was able to knock down long-range jumpers ... Excellent shooting range for a big man ... Only s-footer in school history to make multiple 3-point field goals in a single game ... One of two 7-footers in school history, along with Chas McFarland (2007-10), to hit a 3-pointer in a game ... First-ever New Hampshire native to play for the Deacons.

Carson Desrosiers


2011-12 (Sophomore)
Played in all 31 games with 16 starts ... Averaged 4.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 21.6 minutes per game ... Led the team and ranked fourth in the ACC and 47th nationally in blocks per game ... Registered at least one block in all but three games ... His 60 blocks is the 11th-highest single-season total in school history ... Shot 44.1 percent from the field, including 12-for-35 (34.3 percent) from 3-point range ... Ranked third on the team in rebounding ... In ACC play, averaged 4.3 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 17.2 minutes per game ... Ranked eighth in the ACC in blocks during conference play ... Posted two double-doubles on the year (at Nebraska: vs. UNCW) ... Had career-highs of 13 points and 12 rebounds at Nebraska on Nov. 30 ... Team went 4-0 when he pulled down double-digit rebounds ... Led the team in rebounding seven times ... Scored in double figures in four games ... Converted both of his three-point play opportunities.

2011-12 Season Highlights
Finished with a career-best eight blocks in the season opener vs. Loyola (Nov. 11) while falling just short of a triple-double with eight points and 10 rebounds ... Continued impressive shot-blocking with multiple rejections in 8-of-9 games to open the season ... Recorded his first career double-double with career-highs in points (13) and rebounds (12) in a career-high 36 minutes at Nebraska (Nov. 30) ... Turned in another double-double vs. UNC Wilmington (Dec. 21), finishing with 10 points and 11 rebounds ... Contributed eight points and 10 rebounds vs. Yale (Dec. 29) ... Tied a career-high with three assists off the bench vs. Virginia Tech (Jan. 7) ... Made a career-high three shots from 3-point range and matched a career-high with 13 points vs. Boston College (Feb. 25).

2010-11 (Freshman)
Played in 31 games with 22 starts ... Started each of the team's final 19 games of the season ... Missed the Richmond game with bronchitis ... Averaged 4.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in 19.1 minutes per game ... Totaled 52 blocks on the year to rank 11th on the school's single-season list ... The 52 blocks were the second-most ever for a Wake Forest freshman, trailing only Tim Duncan's 124 in 1994 ... Ranked sixth in the ACC and 85th nationally in blocks per game (1.7 bpg) ... Ranked fifth in the ACC in blocks in conference games only (2.0 bpg) ... Ranked second among ACC freshmen in blocks ... Had his most productive games of the season against Maryland, totaling a combined 16 points, 14 rebounds, 11 blocks and five assists in two games against the Terps ... His seven blocks against Maryland on Jan. 12 were one shy of Duncan's school freshman record ... Scored in double figures in two games ... Led the team in rebounding and in assists once each ... Successfully converted all five of his three-point play attempts ... Received the team's Skip Prosser Award ... Also received the school's King Fisher Society Student-Athlete of the Week Award on March 11.

2010-11 Season Highlights
Made his collegiate debut vs. Stetson (Nov. 12) and finished with a rebound and an assist in nine minutes off the bench ... Made his first career start at Elon (Nov. 20) and turned in four points and three rebounds ... Had 10 points, six rebounds and two blocks vs. Winthrop (Nov. 22) ... Put together a nice all-around performance against High Point (Jan. 5) with eight points, five blocks, two rebounds, one steal and one assist ... Recorded seven blocks, just one block shy of Tim Duncan's Wake Forest freshman record, and grabbed nine boards vs. Maryland (Jan. 12) ... Scored in double figures for the first time in his career at Maryland (Feb. 5) with 11 points on 5-for-7 shooting ... Also had four blocks, three assists and five rebounds vs. the Terrapins ... Finished with seven points, three blocks and two assists in the return to his hometown region at Boston College (Mar. 6) ... Had two points, two rebounds, a block and a steal vs. Boston College in the ACC Tournament (Mar. 10).

High School
Ranked by ESPN as the No. 5 center and the No. 64 overall prospect ... Listed by ESPN as the top recruit out of the state of New Hampshire ... Rated by Scout as the No. 9 center and the No. 41 overall prospect ... Ranked by Rivals as the No. 10 center and the No. 81 overall recruit ... Listed as a four-star recruit by both Rivals and Scout ... Part of a 2010 Wake Forest recruiting class that was ranked No. 8 in the country according to ESPN ... A 2010 graduate of Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Mass. ... Four-year letterwinner for coach Rick Nault ... 2010 McDonald's All-America nominee ... Led the Raiders to the Massachusetts Division I state title as a sophomore in 2007-08 and as a senior in 2009-10 ... Hit the game-winning shot in a 56-55 win over St. John's in the 2010 title game ... As a senior, averaged 16.6 points, 13.5 rebounds and 6.5 blocks per game and shot 52.9 percent from the floor and 73.8 percent from the free throw line ... As a sophomore, averaged 10.5 points, 10 rebounds and 11.5 blocks per game to lead Central Catholic to a 25-2 record and the No. 1 state ranking that season ... As a junior in 2008-09, led the Raiders to a 23-2 record and the No. 4 state ranking ... Central Catholic lost in the 2009 North Division I sectional finals ... Led the Raiders to four straight Merrimack Valley Conference championships and three sectional titles ... The Raiders went a combined 92-11 in Desrosiers' four years ... Named the Eagle Tribune's Player of the Decade ... Won consecutive Eagle-Tribune Basketball MVP honors in 2009 and 2010 ... Three-time Eagle Tribune All-Star ... Two-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic honoree ... Named to the Boston Herald Dream Team in 2009 and 2010 ... Selected to play in the 2010 High School Academic All-American Classic ... Played AAU ball for Mass Rivals ... Served as a Peer Leader and a Student Ambassador.

Personal
Given name is Carson Andrew Desrosiers ... Son of Andrew and Debi Desrosiers ... Born October 25, 1991, in Lawrence, Mass. ... Has two sisters, one older (Candice) and one younger (Kendall) ... Committed verbally to Wake Forest in September of 2009 ... Chose the Deacons over offers from a number of schools, including Arizona State, Boston College, Georgia Tech, Marquette, Purdue, Stanford and Syracuse ... Wore No. 55 in high school ... Last name is pronounced "duh-ROW-zures".

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