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#1 Sefton Barrett
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brampton, Ont.
High School: Chinguacousy SS
Other College: Champlain Regional College
Sefton Barrett
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Release: 09/13/2006

Explosive athlete … enters the season ranked tied for ninth on CMU’s career blocked shots chart with 75 … needs 296 points to join CMU’s 1,000-point club … slated for third season as a starter … invited to the Canadian National Team tryouts this past summer … slowed in preseason workouts with a foot injury … has led CMU in rebounding the past two seasons … will be counted on for defense and senior leadership.

COLLEGE — 2005-06: Played in 27 games while making 26 starts … averaged 13.6 points and a team-high 6.5 rebounds per game … in MAC play, averaged 14.1 points and 7.5 rebounds … ranked 12th in the MAC in scoring (13.6), eighth in rebounding (6.5), 12th in steals (1.37), and third in blocked shots (1.56) … one of only two MAC players (KSU’s Jay Youngblood) to rank among the MAC leaders in both blocks and steals … in MAC games only, ranked 12th in the league in scoring (14.1), third in rebounding (7.5), 12th in steals (1.35), tops in blocked shots (1.76), and second in offensive rebounds (3.18) … named MAC West Division Player of the Week on January 23 … scored in double figures 19 times, including six 20-point games … notched four double-doubles, all in MAC play … scored a career-high 29 points against Eastern Michigan (3/1/06) in second to last game of the regular season and then missed the finale with a leg injury … had back-to-back 20-point games with 23 against Wisconsin-Green Bay (11/21/05) and 25 at UMKC (11/26/05) … pulled down a career-high 14 rebounds while scoring 20 points in road win at Buffalo (1/21/06) … fell two blocks shy of CMU’s single season top 10 list with 42 rejections … one of three Chippewas to average over 30 minutes per game … led the Chippewas in scoring 12 times and rebounding 13 … blocked a career-high five shots on two occasions – versus Western Michigan (1/29/06) and versus Morehead State (2/18/06) … notched a career-high six steals against Rochester College (12/10/05) which tied for the top single game in the MAC.

2004-05: Played in 19 games while making 10 starts … missed six games after injuring foot five minutes into the season opener at Evansville (11/19/04) … averaged 11.2 points per game and a team-high 5.1 rebounds per game … also averaged 11.2 points in MAC action and 5.7 rebounds in league play … had a double-double of 13 points and 11 rebounds in win at Bowling Green (3/5/05) in the regular season finale … started MAC play with a bang with a career-high 27 points and five steals at Marshall (1/2/05) and 23 points two games later against Eastern Michigan (1/9/05) … the 27 points at Marshall tied for the team’s season high … tallied double figures nine times with four 20-point games … led the team in scoring four times and rebounding eight … had 20 points in home win over Western Michigan (2/15/05) … scored in double figures in six of last seven games of the season … fouled out of a team-high five games … led the team with 22 blocks, and the 1.16 blocks per game average would have ranked among MAC leaders if he had played enough games … averaged 21.2 minutes per game.

2003-04: Played in 27 games with two starts … averaged 4.6 points overall and 5.1 in MAC play … pulled down 3.0 rebounds per game … scored in double figures five times and grabbed double-digit rebounds twice … nearly had a double-double at Akron (1/24/04) with nine points and 10 caroms … scored in twin figures in three of CMU’s last four games … led the Chippewas in rebounding three times … scored a season-high 14 points at Buffalo (2/1/04) … averaged 13.2 minutes per game.

HIGH SCHOOL — Averaged 16.8 points and 7.8 rebounds per game at Champlain Regional College in Lennoxville, Quebec, the equivalent of a prep school in the United States … conference “Rookie of the Year” and second team all-conference pick … team MVP in final season at Chinguacousy Secondary High School in Brampton, Ontario … all-city and all-region selection … high school and AAU coach was Tony Simms.

PERSONAL — Born Sefton Andre Barrett on December 12, 1983, in Toronto, Ontario … nickname is Sef … parents are Ainsworth and Sonia Barrett … majoring in physical education and minoring in history … aspires to be a teacher and coach … lists soccer as a hobby … wears a size 14 shoe … primarily played soccer growing up and didn’t begin playing organized basketball until late in high school … lists greatest moment in athletics as winning Ontario Cup championship in soccer … lists Michael Jordan as sports hero and parents as nonsports heroes … parents, Ainsworth and Sonia, both played basketball at Centennial College in Toronto and uncle Tony Adaire played football for the Toronto Argonauts … high school teammate Patrick Tatham plays basketball at Cleveland State.