13 Merrick Rowland
13 Merrick Rowland
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Albany, N.Y.
High School: Shaker
Previous College: Niagara County C.C.
Position: G
gp 27
pts/g 12.7
fg % 32.9
3pt % 32.0
ft % 65.4
reb/g 5.2
a/g 1.8

2017-2018:  Led the team and the ECC in steals with 2.6 per game… Second on the team with 33.8 minutes per game, 5.9 rebounds per game,  and three point field goal percentage with 32.5%...Eighth in the ECC and second on the team in scoring with 14.6 points per game…Also led the team with 0.9 blocks per game…Shot 32.5% from the field… Shot 85.7% from the field with 16 points going four of five from the three point arc…Had 32 points with seven steals and five rebounds in the win over Bloomfield (11/22)…Recorded 22 points with eight rebounds and five assists against Mercy (1/10).

2016-17: Played in all 32 games for the Knights, starting in 23 contests…Fourth on team in scoring with 8.2 points per game…Second on team and 10th in ECC with 49 made three-pointers…Third on team in steals per game (1.4) and rebounds per game (3.6)…Averaged 26.6 minutes per game…Shot 29.2 percent overall, 29.0 percent from three, and 63.2 percent from the line…Added 1.2 assists and 0.4 blocks per game…Scored in double figures in 13 games…Tallied 11 points, season-high eight rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block in win over Philadelphia (11/13)…Followed with 11 points, six rebounds and a block in win over Roberts Wesleyan (11/16)…Had three steals against Molloy (12/7)…Went 6-for-10, including 5-of-9 from three, for 17 points with five rebounds and two steals in win at Bridgeport (1/4)…Scored season-high 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting, including 6-for-10 from deep, with two rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block in win at STAC (1/7)…Totaled 11 points, five rebounds, three assists and a steal in win over Daemen (1/11)…Posted 14 points, seven rebounds (five offensive) and three steals in win over LIU Post (1/14)…Recorded 18 points, season-high five steals, four rebounds and two assists in win over USciences (1/16)…Had nine points, five rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block in win over NYIT (1/21)…Tallied 12 points, three rebounds and two blocks in win at UDC (1/28)…Posted 10 points, six rebounds and two assists in win at Roberts Wesleyan (2/8)…Registered 13 points, six rebounds and two assists in win over STAC (2/11)…Scored 15 points with four rebounds and four assists in win at Daemen (2/22)…Grabbed seven rebounds against NYIT (3/4)…Recorded 14 points, a steal and a block in NCAA First Round win over Assumption (3/10).

2015-16: Started seven games in 22 appearances for the Knights and averaged 15.5 minutes per game... Registered 4.8 points per game along with 2.0 rebounds per contest... Contributed the team's highest free throw percentage (90.0%)... Tallied six points and two rebounds in 11 minutes at NYIT (1/6)... Contributed six points and two assists, and one rebound in a road win at Dowling (1/14)... Provided four points, two assists and five rebounds vs. Bridgeport (2/1)... Scored a season-high 18 points on 6-for-10 shooting from deep and dished out two assists in only 20 minutes in a home win over District of Columbia (2/4)... Posted 15 points, four rebounds and one assist vs. LIU Post (2/13)... Registered 10 points, one rebound and one block at Molloy (2/16)... Notched 11 points, six rebounds and one steal vs. District of Columbia (3/5)... Followed it up with 13 points and five rebounds in a win over Roberts Wesleyan (3/6).

Before Queens: Played freshman season at Niagara County Community College in Sanborn, N.Y...Was second in the NJCAA in three-pointers made...Totaled 465 points...Averaged 15.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game...Named Freshman of the Week in the NJCAA...Played three years of varsity basketball at Shaker High School under head coach Emily Caschera.

Personal: Daughter of Stacey and Derrick Rowland...One of five children; has three older sisters, Morgan, and former QC teammates MacKenzie and Madison, and a younger brother, Derrick...Nickname is Meme...Says her favorite athlete is LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers...Would most like to meet the singer/songwriter Drake...Her pregrame ritual involves drinking an iced pumpkin spice coffee...Helped mentally disabled children through her travel basketball team...Father, Derrick, was drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the 1981 NBA Draft and also played for the Milwaukee Bucks...Aspires to be a forensic psychology and intends to major in Media Studies.

Recent Games
Feb 10 LIU Post L, 85-65
Feb 16 at Roberts Wesleyan W, 57-55
Feb 18 at Daemen L, 57-55
Feb 21 at Mercy W, 66-58
Feb 24 Bridgeport W, 50-44
Feb 28 at NYIT L, 69-57
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 18
Games started 26 17
Minutes 856 566
Minutes per game 31.7 31.4
FG 126-383 83-234
FG Pct 32.9 35.5
3PT 56-175 32-97
3PT Pct 32.0 33.0
FT 34-52 19-29
FT Pct 65.4 65.5
Off rebounds 34 15
Def rebounds 106 61
Total rebounds 140 76
Rebounds per game 5.2 4.2
Personal fouls 83 48
Disqualifications 3 0
Assists 48 31
Turnovers 63 41
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.8
Steals 63 34
Blocks 23 12
Points 342 217
Points per game 12.7 12.1
Points per 40 min 16.0 15.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 11 at Jefferson L, 60-54 1 30 4-16 25.0 4-12 33.3 0-0 - 12
Nov 12 vs. Chestnut Hill L, 84-67 1 33 7-27 25.9 4-16 25.0 4-8 50.0 22
Nov 18 Concordia (N.Y.) W, 64-48 1 32 3-17 17.6 1-7 14.3 2-4 50.0 9
Nov 22 Bloomfield W, 74-66 1 39 10-21 47.6 7-12 58.3 5-6 83.3 32
Nov 29 Dominican (N.Y.) W, 64-58 1 38 6-20 30.0 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 17
Dec 3 at Univ. of the Sciences L, 61-54 1 25 3-11 27.3 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 7
Dec 6 at Caldwell L, 66-59 1 35 4-15 26.7 1-5 20.0 2-3 66.7 11
Dec 9 at Molloy W, 60-53 1 40 6-17 35.3 3-9 33.3 2-2 100.0 17
Dec 16 Franklin Pierce W, 73-66 1 27 3-13 23.1 1-8 12.5 2-2 100.0 9
Dec 30 District of Columbia W, 72-68 1 39 6-18 33.3 3-9 33.3 4-6 66.7 19
Jan 3 NYIT L, 89-81 1 38 7-21 33.3 2-10 20.0 1-2 50.0 17
Jan 6 at LIU Post L, 69-54 1 32 3-13 23.1 1-5 20.0 0-2 0.0 7
Jan 10 Mercy L, 80-75 1 43 10-25 40.0 2-10 20.0 0-0 - 22
Jan 13 at Bridgeport W, 62-59 1 36 5-19 26.3 1-2 50.0 4-5 80.0 15
Jan 19 Roberts Wesleyan L, 79-67 1 40 7-20 35.0 2-8 25.0 1-2 50.0 17
Jan 21 Daemen W, 70-60 1 35 6-16 37.5 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 15
Jan 24 St. Thomas Aquinas L, 64-50 1 37 3-14 21.4 2-7 28.6 5-8 62.5 13
Jan 27 at District of Columbia W, 61-60 1 33 5-12 41.7 2-5 40.0 2-2 100.0 14
Jan 30 at St. Thomas Aquinas L, 71-52 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 3 Molloy W, 75-60 1 35 6-7 85.7 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 16
Feb 7 at NYIT L, 60-52 1 36 7-15 46.7 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 16
Feb 10 LIU Post L, 85-65 1 17 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Feb 16 at Roberts Wesleyan W, 57-55 1 8 2-4 50.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 6
Feb 18 at Daemen L, 57-55 1 29 2-12 16.7 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 4
Feb 21 at Mercy W, 66-58 1 29 2-6 33.3 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 24 Bridgeport W, 50-44 1 31 4-11 36.4 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 28 at NYIT L, 69-57 1 31 3-9 33.3 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 11 at Jefferson L, 60-54 1 30 5 4 9 2 2 1.0 4 1 5 1
Nov 12 vs. Chestnut Hill L, 84-67 1 33 5 6 11 1 4 0.3 5 0 4 -
Nov 18 Concordia (N.Y.) W, 64-48 1 32 2 8 10 4 4 1.0 6 3 3 0
Nov 22 Bloomfield W, 74-66 1 39 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 7 1 2 0
Nov 29 Dominican (N.Y.) W, 64-58 1 38 0 7 7 1 3 0.3 2 4 3 0
Dec 3 at Univ. of the Sciences L, 61-54 1 25 4 1 5 3 1 3.0 3 0 4 -
Dec 6 at Caldwell L, 66-59 1 35 3 6 9 3 2 1.5 0 1 5 1
Dec 9 at Molloy W, 60-53 1 40 3 6 9 3 2 1.5 3 3 1 -
Dec 16 Franklin Pierce W, 73-66 1 27 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 2 1 5 1
Dec 30 District of Columbia W, 72-68 1 39 1 2 3 3 0 - 2 2 3 0
Jan 3 NYIT L, 89-81 1 38 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 4 1 2 0
Jan 6 at LIU Post L, 69-54 1 32 0 4 4 2 3 0.7 4 0 4 -
Jan 10 Mercy L, 80-75 1 43 3 5 8 5 3 1.7 0 1 4 0
Jan 13 at Bridgeport W, 62-59 1 36 0 6 6 5 4 1.3 3 0 2 -
Jan 19 Roberts Wesleyan L, 79-67 1 40 2 6 8 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 -
Jan 21 Daemen W, 70-60 1 35 1 4 5 0 3 0.0 2 1 3 0
Jan 24 St. Thomas Aquinas L, 64-50 1 37 1 4 5 0 7 0.0 2 0 4 0
Jan 27 at District of Columbia W, 61-60 1 33 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 1 1 4 -
Jan 30 at St. Thomas Aquinas L, 71-52 - 8 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 3 Molloy W, 75-60 1 35 1 4 5 3 0 - 2 0 1 0
Feb 7 at NYIT L, 60-52 1 36 0 5 5 1 2 0.5 2 1 2 -
Feb 10 LIU Post L, 85-65 1 17 0 2 2 0 2 0.0 1 2 3 0
Feb 16 at Roberts Wesleyan W, 57-55 1 8 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 18 at Daemen L, 57-55 1 29 2 2 4 1 4 0.3 2 0 4 -
Feb 21 at Mercy W, 66-58 1 29 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 3 0 4 0
Feb 24 Bridgeport W, 50-44 1 31 0 3 3 1 3 0.3 3 0 4 0
Feb 28 at NYIT L, 69-57 1 31 0 3 3 1 3 0.3 0 0 4 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 27 26 31.7 4.7-14.2 32.9 2.1-6.5 32.0 1.3-1.9 65.4 12.7
Conference 18 17 31.4 4.6-13.0 35.5 1.8-5.4 33.0 1.1-1.6 65.5 12.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 34.7 5.6-15.9 35.3 2.5-7.4 34.4 1.5-2.3 66.7 15.3
Away 13 12 28.6 3.5-11.5 30.9 1.5-4.8 30.2 0.8-1.1 71.4 9.3
Neutral 1 1 33.0 7.0-27.0 25.9 4.0-16.0 25.0 4.0-8.0 50.0 22.0
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Wins 13 13 32.5 4.9-13.9 35.4 2.6-6.4 41.0 1.6-2.1 77.8 14.1
Losses 14 13 31.0 4.4-14.4 30.7 1.6-6.6 23.9 0.9-1.8 52.0 11.4
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November 5 5 34.4 6.0-20.2 29.7 4.2-11.2 37.5 2.2-3.6 61.1 18.4
December 5 5 33.2 4.4-14.8 29.7 1.8-7.4 24.3 2.0-2.6 76.9 12.6
January 9 8 33.6 5.1-15.6 32.9 1.7-5.9 28.3 1.4-2.3 61.9 13.3
February 8 8 27.0 3.5-8.5 41.2 1.4-3.6 37.9 0.0-0.0 - 8.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 27 26 856 126-383 32.9 56-175 32.0 34-52 65.4 342
Conference 18 17 566 83-234 35.5 32-97 33.0 19-29 65.5 217
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 13 451 73-207 35.3 33-96 34.4 20-30 66.7 199
Away 13 12 372 46-149 30.9 19-63 30.2 10-14 71.4 121
Neutral 1 1 33 7-27 25.9 4-16 25.0 4-8 50.0 22
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Wins 13 13 422 64-181 35.4 34-83 41.0 21-27 77.8 183
Losses 14 13 434 62-202 30.7 22-92 23.9 13-25 52.0 159
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November 5 5 172 30-101 29.7 21-56 37.5 11-18 61.1 92
December 5 5 166 22-74 29.7 9-37 24.3 10-13 76.9 63
January 9 8 302 46-140 32.9 15-53 28.3 13-21 61.9 120
February 8 8 216 28-68 41.2 11-29 37.9 0-0 - 67
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 27 26 31.7 5.9-17.9 32.9 2.6-8.2 32.0 1.6-2.4 65.4 16.0
Conference 18 17 31.4 5.9-16.5 35.5 2.3-6.9 33.0 1.3-2.0 65.5 15.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 13 34.7 6.5-18.4 35.3 2.9-8.5 34.4 1.8-2.7 66.7 17.6
Away 13 12 28.6 4.9-16.0 30.9 2.0-6.8 30.2 1.1-1.5 71.4 13.0
Neutral 1 1 33.0 8.5-32.7 25.9 4.8-19.4 25.0 4.8-9.7 50.0 26.7
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Wins 13 13 32.5 6.1-17.2 35.4 3.2-7.9 41.0 2.0-2.6 77.8 17.3
Losses 14 13 31.0 5.7-18.6 30.7 2.0-8.5 23.9 1.2-2.3 52.0 14.7
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November 5 5 34.4 7.0-23.5 29.7 4.9-13.0 37.5 2.6-4.2 61.1 21.4
December 5 5 33.2 5.3-17.8 29.7 2.2-8.9 24.3 2.4-3.1 76.9 15.2
January 9 8 33.6 6.1-18.5 32.9 2.0-7.0 28.3 1.7-2.8 61.9 15.9
February 8 8 27.0 5.2-12.6 41.2 2.0-5.4 37.9 0.0-0.0 - 12.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 27 26 31.7 1.3 3.9 5.2 3.1 0.1 1.8 2.3 0.8 2.3 0.9
Conference 18 17 31.4 0.8 3.4 4.2 2.7 0.0 1.7 2.3 0.8 1.9 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 34.7 0.8 4.3 5.2 3.0 0.1 1.9 2.4 0.8 2.5 1.2
Away 13 12 28.6 1.4 3.4 4.8 3.1 0.2 1.7 2.2 0.8 1.9 0.5
Neutral 1 1 33.0 5.0 6.0 11.0 4.0 - 1.0 4.0 0.3 5.0 0.0
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Wins 13 13 32.5 0.7 4.3 5.0 2.7 0.1 1.8 2.1 0.9 2.8 1.2
Losses 14 13 31.0 1.8 3.6 5.4 3.4 0.1 1.8 2.6 0.7 1.9 0.5
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November 5 5 34.4 2.4 6.0 8.4 3.4 0.2 1.8 2.8 0.6 4.8 1.8
December 5 5 33.2 2.2 4.0 6.2 3.6 0.4 2.6 1.4 1.9 2.0 1.4
January 9 8 33.6 0.8 3.7 4.4 2.9 0.0 2.1 2.8 0.8 1.8 0.4
February 8 8 27.0 0.5 2.9 3.4 2.8 0.0 0.9 2.1 0.4 1.6 0.4
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 27 26 856 34 106 140 83 3 48 63 0.8 63 23
Conference 18 17 566 15 61 76 48 0 31 41 0.8 34 12
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 451 11 56 67 39 1 25 31 0.8 33 16
Away 13 12 372 18 44 62 40 2 22 28 0.8 25 7
Neutral 1 1 33 5 6 11 4 - 1 4 0.3 5 0
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Wins 13 13 422 9 56 65 35 1 23 27 0.9 36 16
Losses 14 13 434 25 50 75 48 2 25 36 0.7 27 7
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November 5 5 172 12 30 42 17 1 9 14 0.6 24 9
December 5 5 166 11 20 31 18 2 13 7 1.9 10 7
January 9 8 302 7 33 40 26 0 19 25 0.8 16 4
February 8 8 216 4 23 27 22 0 7 17 0.4 13 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 27 26 31.7 1.6 5.0 6.5 3.9 0.1 2.2 2.9 0.8 2.9 1.1
Conference 18 17 31.4 1.1 4.3 5.4 3.4 0.0 2.2 2.9 0.8 2.4 0.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 13 34.7 1.0 5.0 5.9 3.5 0.1 2.2 2.7 0.8 2.9 1.4
Away 13 12 28.6 1.9 4.7 6.7 4.3 0.2 2.4 3.0 0.8 2.7 0.8
Neutral 1 1 33.0 6.1 7.3 13.3 4.8 0.0 1.2 4.8 0.3 6.1 0.0
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Wins 13 13 32.5 0.9 5.3 6.2 3.3 0.1 2.2 2.6 0.9 3.4 1.5
Losses 14 13 31.0 2.3 4.6 6.9 4.4 0.2 2.3 3.3 0.7 2.5 0.6
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November 5 5 34.4 2.8 7.0 9.8 4.0 0.2 2.1 3.3 0.6 5.6 2.1
December 5 5 33.2 2.7 4.8 7.5 4.3 0.5 3.1 1.7 1.9 2.4 1.7
January 9 8 33.6 0.9 4.4 5.3 3.4 0.0 2.5 3.3 0.8 2.1 0.5
February 8 8 27.0 0.7 4.3 5.0 4.1 0.0 1.3 3.1 0.4 2.4 0.6