00 - Tim Clifford
Tim Clifford
Height: 6-11
Weight: 260
Year: Senior
Hometown: Walpole, Mass.
High School: Walpole
Position: C

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Will serve as one of Holy Cross' co-captains this season ... Excellent rebounder with good hands ... Has the ability to be the top center in the Patriot League during his senior year ... Selected as the 2007-2008 Patriot League Preseason Player of the Year ... Ranks second all-time at Holy Cross in career blocked shots with 143, standing just 10 blocks behind all-time record holder Nate Lufkin (153 blocks, 2001-2005). AS A JUNIOR IN 2006-2007
A second team All-Patriot League selection ... Selected to the All-Patriot League Tournament team ... Named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week on Nov. 27 ... Started all 34 games on the season ... Averaged 11.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.9 blocked shots per game ... Shot 48.4 percent from the field (155 of 320), 37.1 percent from three-point range (13 of 35) and 82.2 percent on the free throw line (74 of 90) ... Grabbed 73 of his 158 rebounds on the offensive end ... Placed first on the Holy Cross single season lists for games played and games started, and third for blocked shots ... Led the Patriot League in blocked shots, while standing third in offensive rebounds, sixth in field goal percentage, sixth in free throw percentage, 11th in scoring and 12th in rebounds ... Finished the season 56th in the nation in blocked shots ... Recorded six blocked shots in a single game twice on the season (at Army and in the Patriot League championship game against Bucknell), tying for the second-highest single game total in school history ... Scored nine points against Southern Illinois in the NCAA Tournament ... Recorded eight points, six blocks and four rebounds against Bucknell in the Patriot League championship game ... Recorded 19 points and eight rebounds against American in the Patriot League semifinals ... Led the team with 22 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots against Lafayette in the Patriot League quarterfinals ... Totaled nine points, five rebounds and five blocked shots in the win at Lehigh ... Had 14 points, four steals and three rebounds in the home victory over Colgate ... Recorded 11 points and five rebounds at Hofstra ... Led the team with 33 points, four rebounds and four blocked shots in the win at Navy ... Totaled 11 points, eight rebounds and six blocked shots in the overtime victory at Army ... Posted 11 points, five assists and three rebounds in the home win over Lafayette ... Had six points, eight rebounds and two assists in the home victory over American ... Recorded 12 points and nine rebounds in the home win over Lehigh ... Totaled 18 points and four rebounds at Colgate ... Led the team with 19 points and nine rebounds in the overtime victory at American ... Posted six points, five rebounds and three assists in the home victory over Navy ... Had 13 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots in the home win over Bucknell ... Recorded 10 points, three rebounds and two assists in the home victory over Army ... Scored 11 points on four of five shooting at Lafayette ... Totaled 16 points, three assists and three blocked shots at Boston University ... Had eight points and four rebounds against Delaware ... Recorded 12 points and four rebounds against George Mason ... Led the team with 21 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots at Providence ... Totaled eight points and two blocks at Dayton ... Scored eight points on four of five shooting in the win at Yale ... Had 13 points, six rebounds and two blocks against William & Mary ... Led the team with 22 points on nine of 11 shooting in the victory at Harvard ... Recorded nine points and seven rebounds in the win over Siena ... Totaled six points, a team-high eight rebounds and three blocks against Hampton ... Had six points, five rebounds and four blocks against Fairfield in the season opener. AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2005-2006
Played in all 32 games on the season, starting 15 times ... Averaged 7.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots per game ... Made 49.5 percent of his field goal attempts (96 of 194), 47.4 percent from three-point range (nine of 19) and 76.2 percent on the free throw line (48 of 63) ... Pulled down 47 of his 130 rebounds on the offensive end ... Led the Patriot League in blocked shots, while ranking fifth in field goal percentage, 15th in offensive rebounds and 24th in scoring ... Placed fifth on the school single season list for blocked shots ... Named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week on Dec. 12, 2005 ... Led the team with 27 points, four rebounds and four blocks in the home win over American, while hitting nine of 15 field goals and eight of nine free throws ... Scored a team-high 21 points on nine of 12 shooting in the victory over Brown, in addition to totaling seven rebounds and four blocks ... Recorded 19 points, seven rebounds and two assists at Lehigh ... Totaled 15 points, two rebounds, two assists and two blocks against Navy in the Patriot League quarterfinals ... Recorded 13 points and five rebounds in the victory over Lehigh ... Scored 13 points and pulled down four rebounds in the home victory over Army ... Totaled 12 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots in the victory at Navy ... Scored 11 points on five of nine shooting against Boston College ... Had 10 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two blocks at Bucknell in the Patriot League championship game, while hitting all eight of his free throw attempts ... Recorded 10 points and three rebounds in the home game with Bucknell ... Had 10 points and four rebounds in the win at Lafayette ... Totaled nine points and six rebounds in the win at Colgate ... Recorded nine points, five rebounds and two assists in the win over Tennessee-Chattanooga ... Posted nine points, four rebounds and two blocks against Harvard ... Finished with seven points, five rebounds, three blocks, three steals and two assists in the victory at American ... Totaled seven points, two rebounds, three blocks and three steals in the home win over Navy ... Had six points, six rebounds and two blocks in the win over Boston University ... Recorded six points and five rebounds in the victory at Northeastern ... Had six points and three rebounds at Vermont ... Totaled four points, four rebounds and three blocks in the home victory over Lafayette ... Posted four points, four rebounds and two blocks against Mississippi State ... Had four points and four rebounds against Clemson ... Totaled two points, nine rebounds and three blocks against High Point. AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004-2005
Saw action in 29 games on the season ... Averaged 2.7 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game ... Ranked fifth in the Patriot League in blocked shots ... Shot 44.4 percent from the field (32 of 72) and 71.4 percent on the free throw line (15 of 21) ... Recorded six blocked shots in a single game twice on the season (in the Marist game and the home game against Lafayette), tying for the second-highest single game total in school history ... Had a huge game in the victory at American with 13 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks, while hitting five of seven shots from the floor and three of three attempts at the foul line ... Totaled nine points, seven rebounds and six blocks in the victory over Marist ... Recorded eight points, five rebounds and six blocked shots in the home win over Lafayette ... Posted seven points and three rebounds at Notre Dame in the first round of the NIT ... Totaled six points, four rebounds, a block and a steal in the win at Harvard, while hitting all three of his field goal attempts ... Recorded five points and two rebounds in the home win over Navy ... Scored four points and blocked a shot in the victory over Iona ... Had four points, three rebounds and two blocks in the home win over Colgate ... Recorded three points and three rebounds in the Patriot League quarterfinal victory over Army ... Totaled two points, three rebounds, two blocks and an assist in 17 minutes of action at Army ... Pulled down three rebounds at Bucknell ... Had two rebounds and a block against Boston University in the first game of his collegiate career. HIGH SCHOOL
Played for coach John Johannessen at Walpole High School ... Led team to the MIAA state championship in 2003-2004, with the squad posting a perfect 25-0 record ... Recorded 22 points and 15 rebounds in the state championship game, a 64-49 victory over Groton-Dunstable ... Earned All-Scholastic Honors from both the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald ... A three-time Bay State League All-Star ... Averaged 20.0 points, 13.0 rebounds, 5.0 blocks and 2.0 assists per game during his senior year ... The leading scorer in Walpole High School history, with over 1,000 career points. PERSONAL
Son of Alice and Timothy Clifford ... Has two sisters (Jaclyn and Kerrie) ... Twin sister, Kerrie, is a senior on the swimming team at UMass Dartmouth ... A History major.