23 Weisner Perez
23 Weisner Perez
Height: 6-6
Weight: 220
Year: Sr
Hometown: Berwyn, Ill.
High School: Morton West
Position: F
Major: Sociology
House Affiliation: Quincy

Career Highs
Points: 15, at Kansas, 12/5/15
FG made: 5, twice
FG attempts: 11, vs. Ryerson, 1/12/16
3FG made: 2, vs. Columbia, 1/30/16
3FG attempts: 3, twice
FT made: 7, at Kansas, 12/5/15
FT attempts: 9, twice
Rebounds: 13, vs. Ryerson, 1/12/16
Assists: 1, seven times
Blocks: 1, four times
Steals: 2, three times
Minutes: 22, vs. Boston U., 12/21/17

Senior (2018-19):
Team captain … Appeared in six games with three starts … Had two points and two rebounds against Princeton (March 2) … Started Harvard’s triumph in the first round of the NIT against Georgetown (March 20), tallying five points and five rebounds … Helped Harvard to its second-straight Ivy League Championship, its seventh in nine seasons, and a berth in the NIT for the second-consecutive season.

Junior (2017-18):
Appeared in 12 games with three starts, averaging 2.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.5 steals per game ... Tallied season-highs of 12 points and seven rebounds against Boston University (Dec. 21) … Was perfect from the field with six points at Wofford (Jan. 10) … Had two points and four rebounds against Marquette in the first round of the NIT (March 14) … Helped Harvard to its sixth Ivy League championship in program history, and its second-ever berth in the NIT.

Sophomore (2016-17):
Saw action in nine games, averaging 1.9 points per game ... Averaged 3.4 points and 4.2 rebounds over a five-game stretch from Feb. 4-18 ... Posted seven points and a team-high six rebounds against Columbia (Feb. 17). 

Freshman (2015-16):
Ivy League Rookie of the Week (Dec. 7) ... Scored two points and blocked one shot in his collegiate debut versus MIT (Nov. 13) ... Scored two points and grabbed one rebound at Providence (Nov. 14) ... Contributed seven points and two boards against UMass (Nov. 17) ... Totaled four points and five rebounds versus Bryant (Nov. 25) ... Registered two points and two rebounds at Holy Cross (Nov. 29) ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Dec. 7 after averaging 14.0 ppg and 5.5 rpg at Northeastern and Kansas ... Turned in 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting at Northeastern (Dec. 2) ... Recorded 15 points and nine rebounds at Kansas (Dec. 5) ... Contributed two rebounds and one assist versus Wofford (Dec. 31)... Scored two points versus Dartmouth (Jan. 9) ... Totaled nine points, 13 rebounds and two steals versus Ryerson (Jan. 12) ... Contributed two rebounds versus Cornell (Jan. 29) ... Tallied 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting in just seven minutes versus Columbia (Jan. 30) ... Added two points and three rebounds at Princeton (Feb. 5) ... Pulled down two rebounds at Penn (Feb. 6) ... Chipped in three points and one rebound at Columbia (Feb. 19) ... Registered two points and three rebounds at Cornell (Feb. 20) ... Grabbed six rebounds and scored two points at Yale (Feb. 16) ... Totaled four rebounds and one assist at Brown (Feb. 27).

Background:
Earned four varsity letters from Morton West ... Played for the Dominican Junior National Team at the FIBA U19 World Championships, averaging 3.6 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game ... Helped Morton West to consecutive regional championships in 2014 and 2015, and to the West Suburban Gold Conference championship in 2015 ... All-time leading scorer in school history and was named team MVP his junior and senior years ... Named All-State second team in 2015, All-State third team in 2014, and to the Proviso West team in 2013 ... Also tabbed to the All-Conference team for three consecutive seasons ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude. 

Weisner Perez and Robin Mount, Director of the Office of Career, Research, and International Opportunities, pose inside the Office of Career Services.