15 - Jasper Grassa
Jasper Grassa
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: So
Hometown: Lynn, Mass.
High School: Lynn Classical
Position: G

Sophomore guard who emerged as one of the Northeast-10 Conference’s top young guards during the 2011-12 season … career average of 9.9 points and 2.9 rebounds in 56 games … one of six players in program history to average at least two three-pointers a game … ranks 10th all-time in three-point accuracy (.398) and is 18th in three-pointers (125).

2011-12 Season

Was Bentley’s number two scorer, netting 14.3 a game while also averaging 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists … led Northeast-10 in three-pointers with 82, the fifth highest single-season total in Bentley history … his average of 3.0 threes ranked 16th in Division II nationally … also 30th in Division II in three-point accuracy (.412) … scoring average ranked 13th in the NE-10 … 19 double-figure scoring games included seven in a row Jan. 25-Feb. 14 and four with 20+ … erupted for a career-high 28 points Dec. 30 against Concordia (N.Y.) … also had 27, on 10-14 shooting, Dec. 3 against Southern New Hampshire and 25 vs. Bloomfield Nov. 12 … made at least five three-pointers six times, including 7 of 9 in the SNHU game Dec. 3 … pulled down a career-best 10 rebounds at Franklin Pierce Dec. 7 … had a pair of six-assist games, including Dec. 30 vs. Concordia (N.Y.) … one of three players to start all 27 games … team’s top scorer in home games (15.7) … in the second half of games, averaged 8.5 points and connected at a .476 clip from three (50-105) ... NE-10 Weekly Honor Roll twice (Nov.14, Dec. 5).

2010-11: Cracked the Falcons’ backcourt rotation as a freshman and averaged 14.0 minutes, 5.9 points and 1.9 rebounds ... 5.9 average was best by a Bentley freshman since Tom Dowling’s 7.7 in 2007-08 … saw action in 29 of 32 games, all off the bench ... averaged 6.8 points at home and 4.7 on the road ... scored in doubles seven times, five of those coming during a stretch of eight games from Jan. 22-Feb. 16 ... included in that frame was 16 points (6-9 fg, 4-6 3’s) Feb. 3 at Merrimack ... previous best of 14 points was set against Franklin Pierce Dec. 4 and matched Jan. 5 against New Haven ... 43 three-pointers ranked fourth on the club ... had four triples twice (Dec. 4 vs. Franklin Pierce, Feb. 3 at Merrimack) and had a half-dozen games with three treys ... seven rebounds against UMass-Lowell Feb. 16. 

Before Bentley

2010 graduate of Lynn Classical High School, where he played four years of basketball and three years of football ... as a senior, earned All-Scholastic honors from both the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald ... was also named a Fox 25 All-Star ... MVP of the Northeastern Conference ... team captain as a senior ... averaged 22.1 points during his final season, and finished career with 1450 points and 578 assists ... hit a three-pointer from 32 feet to beat the buzzer and give Lynn Classical a 58-55 win over top-seed North Andover in the quarterfinals of the Eastern Massachusetts tourney ... as a junior, put up 17.8 points, 7.1 assists and 4.8 rebounds a game. 

Personal

Is undecided in regards to his major ... age as of Nov. 15, 2011: 20 ... son of Tom and Lisa Grassa ... father was his high school basketball coach ... has two brothers, Peter (30) and Nick (19).

2010-11 Statistics                  2011-12 Statistics

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