42 - Ernst Jean
Ernst Jean
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Malden, MA
High School: Malden
Position: F

Notables: Good scorer in the post ... Excellent rebounder, especially on the offensive glass ... Has improved his defense.

Jean 2008-09: Did not play until the second semester ... Started in all 17 games he appeared in and led the Beacons in scoring with 13.4 points per game, total blocks with 18 and had the highest free throw percentage on the team for players with at least 15 attempts with a .744 (58-78) mark ... Rejected 11 shots in his first three games, including five at Tufts University on January 8 and five more at Western Connecticut State University on January 10 ... Grabbed 5.6 rebounds per game to rank second and pulled down five or more rebounds on 13 occasions, including a career-high of 12 as part of a double-double with 22 points at University of Southern Maine on January 20 ... Netted double figures in points in all but five games, including a season-high of 23 at UMass Dartmouth in the Little East Conference tournament quarterfinals.

2007-08: Played in 26 games, while making 17 starts, including the final 11 contests of the season ... Averaged 8.2 points and 5.6 rebounds in 23.1 minutes per game ... Ranked second on the team in rebounding, steals per game (1.1) and field goal percentage with a .434 (76-175) mark ... Led the team with 1.5 blocks per game for a total of 39, which is good for the ninth-most in a season in school history ... Registered double-digits in points on 11 occasions and averaged 25.5, while shooting 66% (19-29) from the floor in the final two games of the season, including a career-high 29 points on 11-16 from the field at UMass Dartmouth in the Little East Conference Tournament quarterfinals on February 26 ... Posted a pair of double-doubles ... Recorded multiple blocks 11 times and picked up at least one steal in each of his final 11 games.

Personal/High School: Played basketball at Malden High School ... Played a season at Bunker Hill Community College, prior to transferring to UMass Boston ... Born August 27, 1987 ... Son of Ernst and Guirmonde Jean ... Majoring in economics ... Enjoys weight lifting and surfing the internet.