Marcel Esonwune #23 Forward

Personal Information:
Height/ Weight: 6’-6”/210 lbs
Born: Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality: U.S.A.

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You don’t get a player like Marcel very often,” said York College Head Coach Ronald St. John.  “They come around every once in a while.  He’s one of the best players I’ve ever coached, if not the best.” 

Esonwune will go down as one of the best basketball players in York College history. His 1,818 points are the second-highest in school history and his 360 blocks are a school record.  His 1,325 rebounds are also believed to be a school record. 



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York College (Div. III) Cardinals

High School:

Marist Brothers


Back-to-back CUNY Athletic Conference Player of the Year

First-Team All-American senior year and lead the conference in rebounds per game (13.8), blocked shots per game (4.5) and is second in points per game (19.8). 

Ranks second in NCAA Division III in rebounds, blocked shots and double-doubles (21)

A five-time CUNYAC Player of the Week

 As of February 17th, 2011 Esonwune has recorded 1,790 points, 1,307 rebounds, and 358 blocks.  His 1,790 points are second on the school’s all-time scoring list