Chas McFarland
Chas  McFarland


Lovington, Ill.

High School:
Worcester Academy (MA)

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 245







Wake Forest vs. Purdue :: Dec. 1, 2009

Wake Forest vs. Purdue :: Dec. 1, 2009

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Finished his career as a three-year starter and one of the most productive post players in school history ... Ranks eighth all-time at Wake Forest in career blocks ... One of just nine players in program history with 500 rebounds and 100 blocks in a career ... Finished with 594 rebounds and 114 blocks in his career ... After seeing limited action as a freshman, had 570 rebounds and 112 blocks over his final three seasons ... Deacons went 18-1 over his final two seasons when McFarland scored in double figures ... Had his breakout season as a sophomore in 2007-08 when he was arguably the ACC's most improved player ... Rapid growth spurt as a teenager allowed him to possess a skill set not usually seen in seven-footers ... Had a soft shooting touch in the lane ... Also possessed the ability to step out and drill mid-range jumpers or beat slower players off the dribble ... Stands as the tallest player in Wake Forest history to make a three-point field goal.

2009-10 (Senior)
Played in 31 games and made 25 starts on the season ... Served as a team captain ... Averaged 24.6 minutes per game ... Scored 7.2 points and pulled down 7.0 rebounds per game ... Averaged 8.4 points per game in ACC play ... Ranked 12th in the ACC in rebounding ... Ranked 10th in the league in rebounding in conference games only with 6.9 boards per game ... Tied for seventh in the ACC in conference games only with 4.8 defensive rebounds per game ... Ranked second on the team in offensive rebounds (71), third in field goals (74) and sixth in scoring (7.2) ... Posted five double-doubles on the season to give him eight for his career ... Ranked 12th in the ACC in double-doubles in 2009-10 ... Pulled down double-figure rebounds eight times and scored in double figures seven times ... Led the team in rebounding five times.

2009-10 Game-by-Game
Opened the season with 10 points and 7 rebounds vs. Oral Roberts (Nov. 13) ... Had 4 points, 4 boards, 2 blocks and 2 assists at East Carolina (Nov. 15) ... Posted a double-double of 11 points and a game-high 12 rebounds vs. High Point (Nov. 18) ... Had 4 rebounds and 2 assists vs. Winston-Salem State (Nov. 24) ... Finished with 8 points and 9 rebounds vs. William & Mary (Nov. 28) ... Totaled 6 blocks and 6 rebounds at Purdue (Dec. 1) ... Turned in 9 points and 8 rebounds before fouling out at Gonzaga (Dec. 5) ... Had 4 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists vs. Elon (Dec. 13) ... Pulled down 7 rebounds at UNC Wilmington (Dec. 16) ... Recorded 9 points, 5 boards and a block vs. NC State (Dec. 20) ... Had 4 points and 4 rebounds off the bench at UNC Greensboro (Dec. 28) ... Posted a double-double of 13 points and a game-high 12 rebounds vs. Richmond (Dec. 31) ... Pulled down 14 boards to go along with 4 points, 2 blocks and a steal vs. Xavier (Jan. 3) ... Had 4 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists at Miami (Jan. 9) ... Scored 8 points on 4-of-6 shooting and had 12 rebounds vs. Maryland (Jan. 12) ... Returned to the starting lineup and responded with a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds at Duke (Jan. 17) ... Recorded the 500th rebound of his career at Duke ... Pulled down 10 boards and had 4 blocks at North Carolina (Jan. 20) ... Scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting and pulled down 6 boards vs. Virginia (Jan. 23) ... Had 6 points and 5 rebounds at Georgia Tech (Jan. 28) ... Turned in 9 points and 7 boards vs. Miami (Feb. 2) ... Finished with 5 points and 7 rebounds at Virginia (Feb. 6) ... Posted a double-double of 14 points and 11 rebounds vs. Boston College (Feb. 9) ... Had 9 points on 4-of-6 shooting, 6 rebounds and 4 blocks vs. Georgia Tech (Feb. 13) ... Scored 8 points and pulled down 5 rebounds at Virginia Tech (Feb. 16) ... Had 7 points and a block at NC State (Feb. 20) ... Turned in 6 rebounds and 4 blocks vs. North Carolina (Feb. 27) ... Had 5 points and 7 rebounds at Florida State (Mar. 3) ... Posted a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds on Senior Night vs. Clemson (Mar. 7) ... Had 4 points and 3 boards vs. Miami in the ACC Tournament (Mar. 11) ... Recorded 7 rebounds and 3 points in the NCAA Tournament vs. Texas (Mar. 18) ... Wrapped up his collegiate career with 8 points and 3 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament second round vs. Kentucky (Mar. 20).

2008-09 (Junior)
Saw action in all 31 games and made 29 starts ... Started 15 of 16 ACC contests ... Played an average of 20.4 minutes per game ... Averaged 8.7 points and 5.8 rebounds per game, ranking fourth and third on the team respectively ... Ranked 20th in the ACC in rebounding ... Finished third on the team with 38 blocks ... Shot 52.2 percent from the field and 72.2 percent from the free throw line ... The Deacons were a perfect 12-0 when he scored in double figures ... Pulled down double-figure rebounds twice and led the team in rebounding five times ... Posted one double-double on the year.

2008-09 Game-by-Game
Opened the season with 12 points and seven rebounds vs. N.C. Central (Nov. 14) ... Scored 19 points and had eight rebounds vs. UNC Wilmington (Nov. 19) ... Had seven points and six boards vs. Winston-Salem State (Nov. 24) ... Finished with 14 points, seven rebounds and three blocks vs. Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 27) ... Scored 11 points vs. Baylor (Nov. 30) in the championship game of the 76 Classic ... Pulled down six rebounds vs. Indiana (Dec. 3) ... Finished with seven points, seven boards and two blocks vs. Bucknell (Dec. 6) ... Posted third career double-double with 20 points and 14 rebounds at Richmond (Dec. 19) ... Went 8-for-9 from the free throw line against the Spiders ... Scored 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting at East Carolina (Dec. 22) ... Had 10 points vs. Radford (Dec. 30) ... Scored nine points and had five boards at BYU (Jan. 3) ... Finished with 20 points and nine rebounds vs. North Carolina (Jan. 11) ... Had 11 points and eight boards at Boston College (Jan. 14) ... Pulled down 12 rebounds and dished out a career-high three assists at Clemson (Jan. 17) ... Scored nine points and pulled down seven boards vs. Duke (Jan. 28) ... Had eight points at Georgia Tech (Jan. 31) ... Turned in five points and four boards off the bench at Miami (Feb. 4) ... Scored six points and pulled down five boards at NC State (Feb. 11) ... Had seven points vs. Florida State (Feb. 14) ... Scored five points vs. Georgia Tech (Feb. 18) ... Had six points at Duke (Feb. 22) ... Scored 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting and had eight rebounds vs. NC State (Feb. 26) ... Had 12 points and six boards at Virginia (Feb. 28) ... Had four points and four rebounds before leaving with a knee injury at Maryland (Mar. 3) ... Went 10-for-12 at the foul line and finished with 14 points and eight rebounds vs. Clemson (Mar. 8) ... Had four points and four rebounds vs. Maryland in the ACC Tournament (Mar. 13) ... Turned in five rebounds and three blocks off the bench vs. Cleveland State in the NCAA Tournament (Mar. 20).

2007-08 (Sophomore)
Played in all 31 games with 27 starts ... Entered the starting lineup on Nov. 23 vs. Winston-Salem State and started all but one game the rest of the season ... Led all ACC players in per game scoring improvement from 2006-07, averaging 7.7 more points per game than as a freshman ... Finished second among ACC players in per game minutes increase, seeing 16.1 more minutes per game in 2007-08 ... Received the team's award for Most Improved Player ... Ranked among the ACC leaders in blocked shots (5th) and rebounding (18th) ... In conference games only, ranked among the league's best in blocked shots (4th), offensive rebounds (4th) and rebounding (13th) ... Led the team in blocks (48) and in field goal percentage (.490; 97-of-198) ... Ranked second on the squad with 5.8 rebounds per game ... Fifth on the team with 8.4 points per game ... Averaged 9.7 points and 6.6 rebounds per game in conference play ... Scored in double figures 10 times and led the team in scoring twice ... Pulled down double digit boards three times and led the team in rebounding eight times ... Posted two double-doubles on the year ... Drew a team-leading 11 charges on defense.

2007-08 Game-by-Game
Saw action off the bench in the first two games of the season, scoring five points against Fairfield (Nov. 9) and turning in eight points and seven rebounds against N.C. Central (Nov. 19) ... Made his first career start Nov. 23 vs. Winston-Salem State ... Responded with nine points and five boards ... Had a solid game at Iowa on Nov. 26, scoring a team-high 15 points to go along with eight rebounds, three blocks and a career-best two steals ... Tallied four blocks Nov. 29 at Charlotte ... Scored 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting vs. USC Upstate on Dec. 1 ... Fell just short of a double-double with nine points and nine rebounds Dec. 16 against Bucknell ... Went 4-for-5 from the floor for eight points vs. USF on Dec. 19 ... Opened ACC play Dec. 23 vs. Virginia Tech, finishing the night with 10 points and seven rebounds ... Held his own with 11 points, seven rebounds and two steals against BYU on Jan. 8 ... Pulled down eight boards Jan. 15 at Maryland ... Finished with nine points, eight rebounds and three blocks Jan. 20 vs. Florida State ... Posted his first career double-digit rebound game with 13 at Clemson on Jan. 22 ... Also scored nine points and had a pair of steals in the overtime loss to the Tigers ... Scored 10 points, grabbed six rebounds and drilled a three-pointer Jan. 29 vs. Miami ... Went a perfect 4-for-4 from the floor for nine points at NC State on Feb. 3 ... Scored nine points and hit his second three-pointer of the season Feb. 6 vs. Georgia Tech ... Had nine points, six boards and two blocks Feb. 9 vs. Virginia ... Posted his first career double-double Feb. 14 at FSU, finishing with 17 points and 10 rebounds ... Scored 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting at North Carolina on Feb. 24 ... Followed with another 11-point game Feb. 28 at Maryland ... Had a career night Mar. 1 at Georgia Tech ... Scored 28 points (the most by a Deacon in 2007-08) on 10-of-14 shooting ... Also grabbed 12 rebounds, had five blocks and went 8-for-8 at the free throw line in a career-high 38 minutes ... Finished with 10 points and seven rebounds Mar. 4 at Virginia Tech.

2006-07 (Freshman)
Saw action off the bench in 15 of Wake Forest's 31 games ... Played 5.4 minutes per contest ... Made 4-of-14 field goal attempts (.286) ... Made his only three-point field goal attempt, a 20-footer from the top of the key vs. Gardner-Webb on Dec. 19 ... That bucket made him the tallest player in Wake Forest history to sink a three-pointer ... Made just 2-of-6 free throw attempts ... Dished out seven assists and blocked a pair of shots ... Played six minutes in the season opener vs. James Madison ... Scored three points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out one assist against Elon Nov. 17 ... Came off the bench to play 16 minutes, score six points and pull down four rebounds Dec. 19 vs. Gardner-Webb ... Scored two points and had a pair of rebounds New Year's Day vs. East Carolina ... Played in only three of the final 17 games of the season ... Played well during Wake Forest's September trip to the Bahamas ... Was a perfect 5-of-5 from the field and scored 10 points in his first game ... Had eight points and 10 rebounds in Game 2.

High School
Rated as the 15th-best center prospect in the nation according to Rivals.com ... Also ranked in Rivals' Top 150 for the class of 2006 ... Rated by Scout.com as the No. 26 center prospect in the nation ... Part of a Wake Forest recruiting class that was ranked No. 10 in the country by Rivals ... Attended Lovington (Ill.) High School before playing at Worcester (Mass.) Academy ... Played under coach Ed Reilly at Worcester ... Averaged 15 points, eight rebounds and three blocks per game for the Hilltoppers in the highly-competitive Class A League ... Played under coach Mark Tovey at Lovington ... Was an all-state selection at Lovington in 2005 ... Averaged 16.7 points, 14.3 rebounds and 7.5 blocked shots per game as a junior at Lovington ... Worcester Academy's list of letterwinners is remarkable, including former Georgia Tech standout Jarrett Jack ... Played AAU basketball with the Spiece Indy Heat, alongside former Ohio State All-American and current Portland Trailblazer Greg Oden.

Given name is Chas William McFarland ... First name is pronounced "Chase" ... Son of Annette and J.R. McFarland ... Has one sibling, an older sister ... Born Nov. 1, 1986 in Bay City, Texas ... Graduated with a degree in communication ... Selected Wake Forest over Boston College, Providence and USC ... Grew eight inches in one year as a teenager, going from 6-0 to 6-8 during his freshman year of high school.

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