Joe Duffy - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#50 Joe Duffy


Class Senior
Height 6'8"
Weight 225
Hometown Charotte, N.C.
High School Phillips Exeter Acad. (N.H.)

Joined the team at the start of the 2007-08 season as a walk-on… Made the 2009 and 2010 SEC Honor Roll for his work in the classroom.

2009-10 (Junior):
Played in nine games and averaged Scored his first two points of the season vs. Mercer (12/21)… Pulled down two rebounds and recorded a steal in season-high eight minutes against Manhattan (12/30)… Saw limited action in four straight games (Dec. 21-Jan. 4)…Organized a charity outing for the ‘Nothing But Nets’ organization in the spring of 2010, a non-profit which buys mosquito nets to protect people in Africa from Malaria…Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll for work in the classroom.

2008-09 (Sophomore):
Saw action in 19 games in his sophomore season…Averaged 1.0 points and 1.2 rebounds per game… Recorded four points and four rebounds in 14 minutes in season opener against Morehead St….Also scored four points vs. C. Arkansas (11/26)…Tallied four points and season-high five rebounds in a Cancun Challenge semifinal win over Drake (11/29)… Tallied a season-high 22 minutes in win over St. Francis (12/31)… Scored two points on 1-of-1 shooting in one minute of action vs. Arkansas (3/8).

2007-08 (Freshman):
Played in 11 games and scored a career-high two poins in five games…Grabbed one rebound in two games…Was 2-for-2 at the free throw line against Georgia Tech (12/1)…Logged a season-high four minutes vs. Rice (1/3).

Phillips Exeter Academy:
Attended the Exeter, N.H., school in 2006-07 and averaged 15 points and nine rebounds per game…Averaged 21 points and ten rebounds per game for Charlotte Catholic High School in 2006 and was named the 2006 Queen City Conference Player of the Year…Was also a first-team all-conference selection in 2005.

Joseph Patrick Duffy…Born March 4, 1988…Son of Thomas and Anne Duffy…His father played basketball at the University of Dayton…His cousin Roger Duffy played center for the New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers…Majoring in Economics…Advice to youngsters: ‘Never throw away your dreams. If you work hard enough, you can achieve anything.’