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Elijah Gertrude

Guard
Position
6'4''
Height
185 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Jersey City, N.J.
Hometown
Hudson Catholic Regional
High School
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Elijah Gertrude - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

2023-24
• Made his collegiate debut vs. No. 14 Texas A&M
• Scored six points and had two steals vs. Syracuse (12/2/23)
• Scored season-high 13 points vs. NCCU (12/5/23)
• Tallied five points and five rebounds vs. Northeastern (12/16/23)
• Scored four points and blocked two shots vs. Morgan State (12/27/23)
• Tallied six points, three rebounds and two steals at Notre Dame (12/30/23)
• Scored two points at Louisville (1/27/24)
• Contributed two points and two rebounds vs. Miami (2/5/24)
• Recorded six points, three rebounds and two steals in 19 minutes vs. North Carolina (2/24/24)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year basketball letterwinner for Hudson Regional High School
• Graduated from Hudson Catholic in 2023
• Named to the All-State second team as a junior in 2021-22
• Three-time First-Team All-County honoree (2021-23)
• Named to the All-County second team as a freshman in 2019-20
• Played AAU basketball for City Rocks 

PERSONAL
• Born in Jersey City, N.J.
• Son of Damon and LaTonya Sims
• Mother, LaTonya, played collegiate basketball at St. Peters University
• Brother of Joi Lyn, Naomi, Jacqual and Damon
• Enjoys volunteering and charity work
• Also recruited by Kansas, DePaul, East Carolina, Indiana, Iona, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Syracuse and Temple
• Enrolled in College of Arts and Sciences