As a Sophomore in 2007-08:
grabbed 2 rebs. in 2 min. in the opener vs. MSM (11-10-07)
appeared briefly @ UMBC (11-24-07)
hit a nice turnaround jumper at UCLA (11-28-07)
played 2 min. vs. UMES (12-5-07) and @ Virginia Tech (12-9-07)
As a Freshman in 2006-07:
A walk-on with good size, Laplante spells the post players ... appeared briefly in the Dartmouth, Longwood & UMES games... scored a tip-in at the buzzer for his first college points vs. UMBC (12-12-06) ... played 3 min. vs. Colgate at the Cable Car Classic in Santa Clara, CA (12-29-06) ... like Del Favero, Laplante will be a key component in preparing the Colonials for opponents.
Attended Tabor Academy located in Marion, MA, where he averaged 16 points, 16 rebounds and two blocks per game as a senior for the Seawolves under head coach Mark Corliss ... Tabor won the New England Class B Championship during Laplante's freshman season ... recipient of the Markham Award and the 1950 Award as the team's MVP ... also rowed for the Tabor crew team as a freshman and threw the javelin as a junior on the track and field team.
Born November 16, 1987 in Providence, RI ... full name is Peter Francois Laplante ... son of Mitch and Pat Laplante ... has one older brother, John (29) and an older sister, Marianne (25) ... enjoys cooking ... psychology major.
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