HONORS AND AWARDS:
- 2016-17 All-ACC Academic Team
- 2017 Notre Dame Defensive Player of the Year
- Key part of Notre Dame’s defensive efforts during the run to the ACC Championship game, grabbing 14 rebounds with four steals in the three tournament games.
- Logged a career-high 35 minutes in the victory over Georgia Tech, scoring six points with four rebounds and three assists.
- First start of the season - and second of career - came vs. Wake Forest, playing 26 minutes with 3 rebounds an a career-best matching 3 blocked shots.
- Tipped a missed shot to V.J. Beachem with 0:28 remaining at Boston College, allowing Beachem to put the Irish ahead by four points from the free throw line in an eventual 84-76 win.
- Drive and dish to Bonzie Colson with 1:00 remaining broke a 70-70 tie in Notre Dame’s eventual 75-70 victory over Clemson.
- Began the season with 11 consecutive games and 218 minutes without commiting a turnover. The streak ended in the first half against Saint Peter’s.
- Matched his career-high for three-point field goals in the victory over Fort Wayne, shooting 3-of-5 from three-point range for nine points, while also playing a season-high 26 minutes.
- Posted career-highs for rebounds (five), assists (five) and blocks (three) in the victory over North Carolina A&T.
- Returned to the lineup against Iowa and helped hold Hawkeyes leading scorer Peter Jok to 4-20 shooting and 15 points.
- Did not play against Chicago State to rest bruised ribs suffered Nov. 18 vs. Loyola Maryland.
- Filled up the stat sheet against vs. Loyola Maryland with seven points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals.
- Set career-highs for points (12) and field goals made (five) in the 92-49 victory over Seattle.
- Scored six points with three assists and three rebounds as the sixth man in the season-opening victory over Bryant.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16):
- Tipped in the game-winning rebound with 1.5 seconds remaining vs. Stephen F. Austin (3/20/16) in Notre Dame’s 76-75 NCAA second round victory. It marked the lone field goal of the game for Pfleuger (1-2) in 14 minutes of action.
- Iced the first round NCAA victory over Michigan (3/18/16), converting two free throws with .5 seconds remaining to provide the seven-point winning margin, giving him four points scored in Notre Dame’s final two seconds of its first two NCAA tournament wins last season.
- Stepped up both on defense and offense vs. NC State (3/11/16) with a career-high four steals and a career- high three three-point field goals on the way to nine points in 24 minutes.
- Staked his bid for more playing time this season with seven points, two blocks and two assists during Notre Dame’s 95-91 victory at Duke (1/16/16), playing a then season-high 23 minutes.
- Saw a steady increase in playing time after the Duke game, culminating in a career game vs. Boston College (1/23/16) with 32 minutes played, 11 points and three rebounds.
- Earned first career start at Syracuse (1/28/16), playing 28 minutes and dishing out a career-best six assists.
- 2014-15 Orange County Register Player of the Year after leading Mater Dei in scoring (17.0 pg), assists (3.4 pg) and steals (3.0 pg), and was second in rebounds (6.2 pg).
- Led Mater Dei to the MaxPreps National Championship in 2013-14, serving as captain of the team that finished 35-0 to post the school’s first undefeated season.
- 2015 Southern California Player of the Year.
- Played in the 2015 Capital Classic All-Star Game in Washington, D.C. with Notre Dame classmate Matt Ryan.
- Participated in the 2014 Kevin Durant Skills Camp, Lebron James Skills Academy and the American Family Insurance High School dunk contest.
- Full name is Charles Rex Pflueger.
- Born in Mission Viejo, California.
- Son of Russell and Rebecca Pflueger with older brother, Devon.
- Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.