Walk-on appeared in two games as a junior, logging two minutes against Richmond (1/18/12) and a minute against Charlotte (1/21/12) ... Member of GW's Spring and Fall 2011 Athletics Academic Dean's Lists with 3.0+ GPA.
As a Sophomore in 2010-11:
A walk-on point guard attending GW on an engineering scholarship ... Made college debut vs. Charlotte (2/23/11) ... As a freshman, he played for the GW Club Basketball Team.
Averaged 11.0 points, 4.1 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 steals a game as a senior at Dexter High School in Brookline, MA, under coach Scott Kinney ... team captain of his varsity basketball, lacrosse, swimming and football teams as a senior ... two-time MVP for varsity swimming ... received the coach's award for excellence in determination and hard work for football and lacrosse ... picked as an all-star in a Hoop mountain camp in Easton, MA ... was recruited by Springfield (MA) College to play Div. III basketball ... graduated summa cum laude and was president of the Environmental Club and Amateur Radio Club.
Born June 8, 1991 in Boston, MA ... full name is Roy Henri Ghantous ... son of Henri and Lina Ghantous ... has three younger sisters, Crystal (17), Kayla (14) and Kelsey (9) ... hobbies include playing lacrosse and swimming ... aspires to become a biomedical engineer developing prosthetics and also a physician.
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