Dashown Nelson # 20
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Position: Small Forward
College: Cobleskill University
Dashown enters his rookie season with the Bulldogs fresh off a tremendous career at Cobleskill University, in which he finished 2018-19 as the teams leading scorer and rebounder.
A super-athletic wing, Nelson wrapped up his senior season averaging 17.6 points and 8.0 rebounds for the Tigers. To go along with many high flying dunks, the dual threat also knocked down 50 threes in 137 attempts, good for 37% shooting behind the arc.
“Day-Day” achieved many accolades in his career. He was named 1st team all NEAC conference and team Most Valuable Player In 2018. He shot 74% from the free throw line and showed tenacity on the defensive end amassing 34 steals in helping to lead his team to a 15-10 finish - and spot in the NEAC post-season tournament.
With his ability to create havoc defensively, look for Nelson to make an impact with the team immediately.