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2016-17: Named Second Team All-Centennial Conference • played 26 games and started 20, averaging 26.8 minutes per game • averaged 11.0 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game • shot 47.2 percent from the field, including 44.8 percent from three, and 86.4 percent from the line • led team in field attempts (229), three-point field goals (52), three-point percentage • ranked second on the team in field goals (108) and assists, and third in scoring • chipped in seven points, handed out two assists and grabbed a steal in season-opener at Lynchburg • scored career-high 11 points and dished three assists in win over Cabrini • made first career start and chipped in 10 points, four boards and two assists in win over McDaniel • went 6-of-9 from the floor, including 4-of-5 from three and finished with a game and career-high 16 points at Muhlenberg • finished with game-highs of 15 points and seven rebounds in win over Franklin & Marshall • punched up 14 points, including 12 from three-point, in overtime loss to York • handed out three assists and added nine points in win over Cazenovia • chipped in 11 points, five assists and three steals in win at Ursinus • added eight points and a team-high seven rebounds in loss to Dickinson • finished with 12 points, going 5-of-7 from the field, in win at Haverford • punched up 15 points, including going 5-of-6 from downtown, in win at Washington College • also had career highs of rebounds (9) and assists (6) against the Shoremen • chipped in 12 points in win over Muhlenberg • tied his career high with 16 points, including 12 points from three-point, to go with six boards and four assists in win at McDaniel • scored 11 points, including game-winner with 2.8 seconds remaining, in win over Ursinus • scored a career-high 17 points in win over Gettysburg • tied for game-high with 13 points and grabbed five rebounds and two steals at Dickinson • scored 15 points in win at Franklin & Marshall • led team with 15 points in loss at #24 Swarthmore • scored a game and career-high 20 points to go with three assists and two steals in win over Washington College • scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds against Haverford • had a streak of 10 straight games in double figures snapped in Centennial Conference First Round loss to Ursinus.

2015-16: Played 22 games in rookie season • averaged 1.5 points and 0.9 rebounds in 8.7 minutes per game • made collegiate debut, had a three-point play and one assist in season-opening loss to Lynchburg • chipped in four points and handed out two assists in loss at Washington University • hit a three at Gettysburg • handed out two assists in win over Alfred • chipped in three points and grabbed two steals in win over Framingham State • grabbed two rebounds in win over Ursinus • scored four points in loss at Dickinson • totaled career-best nine points, going 4-of-5 field goals, and eight boards versus Washington College • handed out two assists in win at Washington College.

Personal: Michael Gardner • son of Derek Trulson and Jennifer Gardner • started Inclusive Basketball Program at Ideal School of Manhattan, now in its eighth year and received school's inaugural Young Leadership Award in 2012 • went on a service trip to Botswana • interned at Riverpark Capital and Scoggin Capital • averaged 8 points per game while helping team to a 20-4 record as well as the NYSAIS Championship as a sophomore • averaged 18 points per game and led team to NYSAIS finals in junior year • named First Team All-IVY and team co-MVP as a junior • team captain and averaged 20 points per game while leading team to NYSAIS quarterfinals as a senior • earned First Team All-IVY, BCANY Academic All-State, team MVP and Frank Bertino Award for Outstanding Athlete at Riverdale in senior year • also played lacrosse and totaled 20 goals and 23 assists as a senior • also named team captain and First Team All-IVY in senior year • majoring in economics with a minor in entrepreneurship & management.


Michael Gardner

Michael  Gardner


New York, NY

High School:
Riverdale Country School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 160


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