21 - Joe Efese
Joe Efese
Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Teaneck, N.J.
High School: St. Joseph Regional
Position: F

2009-10: Played in all 30 games, making 13 starts in his first season with the Blue Devils.  Averaged 15.6 minutes played per game.  Led the team and was fifth in the Northeast Conference with 44 blocks on the season.  Had a career-high eight blocks at home against Long Island on Feb. 25.  Had two or more blocks in a game 12 times to lead the team.  Averaged three blocks per game over the final five games of the year.  Averaged 4.9 points and 2.7 boards per game.  Scored in double-figures five times, including four of the final seven games of the season.  Had a career-high 15 points at the Mount on Feb. 18.

Before CCSU:
  Played for four seasons at St. Joseph Regional High School for coach Mike Doherty.  Named First Team All-County during his senior season.  Was named Second Team as a junior.  Named First Team All-Jamboree as a junior and a senior.  Earned most valuable player honors at the Hoop Group summer showcase in 2008.