Penn commitment: Steve Rennard (updated 3/8/10)

The Vitals:

Height: 6-1
Weight: 170 lbs.
High School: St. Joseph HS, Metuchen, NJ

What the Ratings Agencies Say:

ESPN: N/A ** N/A

High School Team and Results

Team profile: The Falcons

3/8: NJSIAA Tournament – Non-Public, South A – Semifinals. Rennard was held to 7 points (1 three) but the No. 4 seed Falcons (23-5) gave No. 1 seed Camden Catholic (19-1) all it could handle before falling 62-59. In a close game throughout, the Falcons trailed 14-12 after 1Q, led 30-25 at the half and trailed 39-37 after 3Q. St. Joseph’s had no answer for 6-6 bruiser Gerry Wixted who scored 38. Rennard missed the final six minutes of the game after diving for a loose ball and hurting his wrist. He sat on the bench with an icepack but his coach wouldn’t put him back in the game.

3/5: NJSIAA Tournament – Non-Public, South A – Quarterfinals. The No. 4 seed Falcons (23-4, No. 10 in the Newark Star Ledger) beat No. 5 seed Christian Brothers (23-4, No. 8 in the Newark Star Ledger) 60-49. Rennard scored 14 (2 threes) and held CBA senior star Roy Mabrey to 11. The Falcons play No. 1 seed Camden Catholic Monday night.

2/28: Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament finals. The experienced Falcons (22-4) jumped out to a 25-7 lead and beat Monroe (22-4) 65-45 to capture the Middlesex Championship. Rennard scored 14 points (4 threes).

2/24: Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament semifinals. Rennard scored a game-high 20 points (5 threes) and No. 1 seed St. Joseph’s (21-4) advanced, Beating 17-5 Spotswood 48-38. They’ll play No. 2 seed Monroe tomorrow night at Rutgers.

2/21: Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament quarterfinals. Rennard picked up 2 fouls in the first quarter and played only 6 minutes in the first half, but 20-4 St. Joseph’s managed to hold off 14-10 Cardinal McCarrick 59-49 after being down 20-11 after one quarter. Rennard finished with 14 points (2 threes) and 5 boards.

2/18: Rennard hit 4 threes en route to 30 points as the 19-4 Falcons beat Old Bridge 79-59.

2/16: Steve Rennard has been chosen for the roster of the South team playing in the New Jersey state all-star game. The game will take place at noon on Sunday, March 21 at the Ritacco Center in Toms River.

2/12: At the Prime Time Shootout held at Kean University, the No. 12 Falcons went up against 16-2 No. 5 Plainfield and lost 62-49. Rennard scored 12 with 1 three. Rare for a high school game, the contest was the fourth of the day in the Shootout and started at 11:22 p.m.

2/8: In another rout, the 18-3 Falcons beat Edison 54-30. Rennard scored 10 in a game that was 20-4 after one quarter and 30-8 at the half.

2/5: Rennard had only 2 points in 1 62-42 win over Piscataway, but he helped the 17-3 with 6 steals, 8 rebounds and 9 assists.

2/3: Another game, another slaughter. The 16-3 Falcons beat J.P. Stevens 51-29. Rennard had 14 points (4 threes) to surpass former Duke star Jason Williams as the school’s all-time leader in 3-pointers with 172.

2/1: With all the talk of Cartwright, James and Jok coming in, early commitment Steve Rennard has gotten a little lost in the shuffle. Maybe folks should start thinking about throwing him seriously into the mix. In a 67-39 win over South Brunswick, Rennard scored 32 points, hitting 8-11 threes and 4-6 twos. He added 6 assists, 5 boards and 4 steals. The Falcons are now 15-3.

1/26: Rennard scored a team-high 17 (3 threes) as the Falcons (14-3) pulled away from Perth Amboy 59-39.

1/28: Rennard scored a game-high 24 (4 threes) as the Falcons beat Old Bridge 65-54.

1/26: Rennard only scored 9 points but the Falcons (12-3, 9-0) crushed East Brunswick 60-37.

1/22: The Falcons (11-3) were led by Rennard’s 19 points in a 72-50 win over Woodbridge.

1/20: The Falcons (10-3) moved up in class with a game against national power St. Anthony’s. They lost 54-41 but made a game of it. After falling behind 22-8 after 1Q, the Falcons outscored St. Anthony’s 17-7 in the second quarter to trail by four at the half. Rennard had 13 (3 threes).

1/18: The Falcons (10-2) pounded Moore Catholic 60-34. Rennard had 10 (2 threes).

1/16: The Falcons (9-2) roughed up Edison 60-30. Rennard had 22 (4 threes).

1/14: The Falcons (8-2) pasted Piscataway 83-39. Rennard had 11 (3 threes).

1/12: The Falcons beat the stuffing out of JP Stevens, 63-20. Rennard had 20 points (3 threes) all by himself.

1/8: Another stat-sheet stuffer line: 17 points (3 threes), 8 assists and 5 steals as the Falcons (6-2) crushed South Brunswick 66-35. It was 39-10 at the half.

1/5: Scored 17 points as the Falcons (5-2) beat Perth Amboy 67-48.

12/21: Here’s a line: Rennard had 22 points, 7 boards, 5 assists and 5 steals as St. Joseph’s (2-0) punished Woodbridge 75-34. After a 15-13 first quarter, the Falcons outscored Woodbridge 22-0 in the 2nd.

12/19: St. Joseph’s opened its season with a 51-45 win over Union. Rennard scored only 4 points after missing a good deal of the game after getting whacked in the head.

12/15: Conference Preview – Rennard called most complete player in county.

Howard Gensler

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