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2013-14 MEDIA GUIDE

Austin Semple

Jon Hornak

Jason Gust

Brett Pfahler

Kolin Kazen

fa s t fa c t s 2012-13 NAIA Division ii statistical rankings Where did the Saints rank nationally out of 149 teams? Category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stat . . . . . Rank Scoring Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62.52 . . . . . . 115 Scoring Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60.13 . . . . . . . 10 Scoring Margin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.39 . . . . . . . 68 Free Throw Percentage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.743 . . . . . . . 5-T Offensive Field Goal Percentage . . . . . . . . . 0.442 . . . . . . . 69 Defensive Field Goal Percentage . . . . . . . . . 0.404 . . . . . 13-T Offensive 3-point Percentage . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.357 . . . . . 41-T Defensive 3-point Percentage . . . . . . . . . . . 0.328 . . . . . 48-T Total Offensive Rebounding . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,065 . . . . . . . 96 Offensive Rebounding/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8.16 . . . . . . 139 Defensive Rebounding/Game . . . . . . . . . . . 26.19 . . . . . . . 42 Total Rebound Margin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.52 . . . . . . . 52 Blocks/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.03 . . . . . . 148 Assists/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11.36 . . . . . . 127 Steals/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.48 . . . . . . 143 Turnover Margin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -1.68 . . . . . . 113 3-point Field Goals Made/Game . . . . . . . . . . . 5.58 . . . . . . 108 Assist/Turnover Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.82 . . . . 101-T Fouls/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15.81 . . . . . . 131

Location Grand Rapids, Michigan Founded 1886 Nickname Saints Colors Maroon, White President Dr. Juan Olivarez Enrollment 2,300 students Student-faculty ratio 13:1 Varsity Sports 21 Affiliation NAIA Division II Conference Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Director Terry Bocian Athletic Phone (616) 632-2474 Faculty Rep Gary Karasinski Head Coach Dave Hammer, 11th year Coach’s Phone (616) 632-2478 Coach’s E-mail hammedav at aquinas.edu Record at Aquinas 191-134 (.609) Assistant Coaches Dennis Krynicki, Ryan Bertoia, Lon Hoyer, Joe Powers

Since Coach Dave Hammer’s arrival in 2002-03, the basketball program has achieved these milestones: Academic • One basketball alumnus opened his own medical practice in 2013 (Aaron Heindl) • Team grade point average of 3.10 • 5 Academic All Americans (seniors with 3.50 or higher GPA) • 10 WHAC All Academic honorees

student Assistant CoachES Jason Gust, Jon Hornak, Peter Sabiiti 2012-13 Record 12-19 2012-13 WHAC Record 10-12 2012-13 WHAC Finish 8th AQ Overall WHAC Record 155-128 (.558) Lettermen ret/lost 5/4

Athletic • Fastest in school history to reach 100 wins • 25 wins in one season, most in school history • 3 outright WHAC championships • 4 NAIA postseason national berths • 2 post-season WHAC championships • First in school history to have 6 consecutive 20+ wins each season • First in school history to win the regular season and post season WHAC Championships in the same season • Highest winning percentage in school history • First-ever First Team NAIA All American (Pedja Lazic, 2008-09) 2013-14 saints basketball

Starters ret/lost 2/2 Home Arena Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center Capacity 2,000 First YEAR to Play 2010-11 AQ All-Time Record 852-893 Sports Info DIRector Mike Wojciakowski SID Phone (616) 632-2482 web site aquinas.edu/athletics /mens_bball.html facebook facebook.com/pages/Aquinas-MensBasketball/143977852360839

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2013-14 schedule OCTOBER Sat. 26

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Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 p.m.

NOVEMBER Fri. 1 Mon. 4 Fri. 8 Sat. 9 Sat. 16 Wed. 20 Sat. 23 Tues. 26 Fri. 29 Sat. 30

Athletes In Action at Western Michigan at Spring Arbor Indiana Wesleyan Siena Heights* at Indiana Tech* at UM-Dearborn* Concordia* Hope1 Calvin1

Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 p.m. Kalamazoo, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 p.m. Jackson, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 p.m. Jackson, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TBA Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 p.m. Fort Wayne, Ind. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 p.m. Dearborn, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 p.m. Calvin College. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 p.m. Calvin College. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 p.m.

DECEMBER Wed. 4 Sat. 7 Sat. 14 Wed. 18 Sat. 21 Sun. 22 Mon. 23

Lourdes* at Marygrove* Northwestern Ohio* Grace Bible St. Xavier Tournament2 St. Xavier Tournament2 St. Xavier Tournament2

Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 p.m. Detroit, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:30 p.m. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill. Chicago, Ill.

JANUARY Sat. Wed. Sat. Wed. Sat. Wed. Sat. Wed.

Davenport* at Lawrence Tech* Madonna* at Siena Heights* UM-Dearborn* at Concordia* Indiana Tech* Marygrove*

Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Southfield, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrian, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ann Arbor, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

at Northwestern Ohio* Cornerstone* at Davenport* Lawrence Tech* at Madonna* at Cornerstone* at Lourdes*

Lima, Ohio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 p.m. Livonia, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:30 p.m. Sylvania, Ohio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 p.m.

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FEBRUARY Sat. 1 Wed. 5 Sat. 8 Wed. 12 Sat. 15 Wed. 19 Sat. 22

3 p.m. 8 p.m. 3 p.m. 8 p.m. 3 p.m. 8 p.m. 3 p.m. 8 p.m.

* WHAC games | 1Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame Classic (Nov. 29-30) | 2St. Xavier Tournament (Dec. 21-23) 2013-14 saints basketball

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da v e h a mm e r With three decades of basketball and athletics leadership experience under his belt, Hammer is hardly a stranger to building winning programs. He served as athletic director at Coldwater High School (Mich.), where he also coached the boy’s basketball team from 1997 through 2002. His career highlights at Coldwater include a Class B semi-final berth in 1999 and a Class B Coach of the Year award in 1999. During his five years as basketball coach, Hammer led the Cardinals to a 66-45 record, including school records of 24 victories and a winning streak of 18 games in 1999. Before heading north to Coldwater, Hammer was an assistant coach at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, from 1989 through 1993. Working with Mustangs head coach John Shumate, Hammer helped transform the team from the league cellar to the Southwest Conference championship and an NCAA Tournament berth in 1993, finishing 20-8 overall and going 12-2 in the conference.

Hammer’s college coaching experience began at Delta College (Mich.) as an assistant from 1978 to 1980. He left for a year to assume head coaching duties at Bridgeport High School (Mich.). Hammer, however, returned to Delta College in 1981 as head coach. He tallied a 57-24 record during his three years and led the Pioneers to an Eastern Conference Championship in 1982. He left in 1984 to become an assistant at the University of Michigan. During his four years in Ann Arbor, Hammer helped the Wolverines earn four NCAA tournament berths and two Big Ten Championships with an overall 100-27 record. Hammer also served as an assistant coach at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, from 1988 to 1989. Hammer graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1970, and went on to earn his master’s in educational administration at CMU in 1976. His daughter, Amy, is an educator at Caro High School; his son, D. J., is a retirement plan consultant at P & A Group in Buffalo, New York.

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COACHING RESUME 81-84 Delta College . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57-24 84-88 University of Michigan . . . . . . . 100-27 (4 NCAA Tourneys, 2 Big Ten Champs) 89-93 Southern Methodist . . . . . . . . . . 52-61 (1993 SWAC Champs, NCAA Tourney) 97-02 Coldwater High School . . . . . . . 66-45 (1999 Class B State Semi-finalists)

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OVERALL RECORD . . . . . 466-291 (.616)

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Dennis Krynicki Krynicki enters his fifth season and is responsible for game preparation, recruiting, player development and summer camps. Krynicki lettered four years at Olivet College where he earned his B.S., and he has an M.A. from GVSU.

Ryan Bertoia Bertoia has returned to his alma mater (’06) to coordinate game video and recruiting. Prior to joining the Saints’ staff, he coached for five years at Olivet College, and also spent two years as an assistant at Muskegon Community College.

Lon Hoyer A retired member of the Allegan County Sheriff Department, Hoyer’s second year at AQ will see him involved in post player development and recruiting. He is a former Allegan High School coach who played at Grand Rapids JC.

Joe Powers Powers joined the coaching staff a year ago after competing at AQ in 2011-12, in which he started 30 games and averaged 12.1 points per game and 4 rebounds per game, and shot 80 percent at the free throw line and 42 percent from the 3-point arc. 2013-14 saints basketball

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2013-14 AQUINAS Front Row: 11 • Ryan Schall 14 • Bryan Mitzner 22 • Austin Semple

Coach Jon Hornak Coach Dave Hammer 3 • Brett Pfahler 25 • Kolin Kazen

0 • Anthony Williams Coach Jason Gust

Back Row Coach Den 10 • Jake B 21 • Zac Va

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w: nny Krynicki Bullock VanBeek

2 • Joe Ferrici 33 • Kail Venema 34 • Luke Sorenson 24 • Paul Lombard

1 • Robby Ranville 4 • Chase Ward-McEwen 23 • Max Clark

Coach Lon Hoyer Coach Ryan Bertoia Coach Joe Powers* (*not pictured)

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0 | Anthony Williams

1 | Robby Ranville

2 | Joe Ferrici

3 | Brett Pfahler

4 | Chase Ward-McEwen

10 | Jake Bullock

11 | Ryan Schall

14 | Bryan Mitzner

21 | Zac VanBeek

22 | Austin Semple

23 | Max Clark

24 | Paul Lombard

25 | Kolin Kazen

33 | Kail Venema

34 | Luke Sorenson

6-0 • 160 • G • Junior East Chicago/Kankakee CC

6-2 • 180 • F • Sophomore Uppermarlboro, Md./Tusculum College

6-4 • 190 • F • Sophomore Zeeland/Zeeland East HS

6-4 • 215 • F • Senior Saugatuck/Albion College

6-3 • 180 • G • Freshman Marshall/Marshall HS

6-5 • 220 • F • Sophomore Chicago, IL/Notre Dame College Prep

6-0 • 160 • G • RS Freshman Lansing/Lansing Catholic HS

5-11 • 155 • G • Freshman Comstock Park/Comstock Park HS

6-6 • 195 • G/F • Senior Zeeland/Zeeland West HS

6-1 • 180 • G • Freshman Hastings/Hastings HS

6-7 • 220 • F • Sophomore Caledonia/Caledonia HS

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6-3 • 180 • G • RS Senior Coopersville/Coopersville HS

6-5 • 220 • F • RS Sophomore Shelby Twp./De La Salle Collegiate

6-9 • 245 • C • Sophomore Montague/Olivet College

6-11 • 210 • C • Sophomore Clio/Davenport University

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0 Anthony Williams

NICKNAME: Ant CLASS: Junior POSITION: Point Guard HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 185 HOMETOWN: East Chicago, Ind. HIGH SCHOOL: East Chicago Central HS BASKETBALL COACH: Abrain Brown HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 17.5pts, 4.5 assist, 6 rebounds 2.3 steals HS ATHLETIC HONORS: Will to WIN, Most attitude HS ACADEMIC HONORS: A-B Honor Roll PREVIOUS COLLEGES ATTENDED: Kankakee Community College AQ MAJOR: Business Administration/Sports Management AQ MINOR: Coaching AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Basketball THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
The openness of the community and there are so many opportunities you can get if you speak to someone; and I simply love my teammates FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Lockerroom FAVORITE MOVIE: ATL, Taken FAVORITE FOOD: Breakfast and Chinese FAVORITE APP: Instagram GREATEST INSPIRATION: My parents, because they work so hard to get me anything I need and most importantly they’re my biggest fans WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): My PawPaw, because he was the next thing to my father and he made sure I was okay all the time. He passed last year and missed the first season of any of my games from high school to college WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Listening to music and playing 2k CAREER AMBITION: Getting paid to play the sports I love BIRTHDATE: November 9, 1992 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Anton and LaKetra Williams

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coach hammer’s view: “Anthony transferred to Aquinas after playing in more than 60 college games against some top competition in the Midwest. I think we can expect to get scoring, defense and some real steady play from Anthony at the point guard position.”

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1 Robby Ranville NICKNAME: Rob

CLASS: Freshman POSITION: Wing/ Small forward HEIGHT: 6’3” WEIGHT: 180 HOMETOWN: Marshall HIGH SCHOOL: Marshall High School H.S. BASKETBALL COACH: Nick Dent VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED IN HIGH SCHOOL: Football and Basketball STATISTICS AS A H.S. SENIOR: 18 ppg 7rbg 2apg H.S. ATHLETIC HONORS: Basketball Junior: All-conference, all-area Senior: Allconference, all-area, all-state; Football: Allconference and all-area; Elected into the Bill Holt Hall of Fame H.S. ACADEMIC HONORS: Graduated with honors MAJOR AT AQUINAS: Business and communications SCHOLARSHIPS RECEIVED AT AQUINAS: Basketball WHAT ARE THE THINGS YOU LIKE THE MOST ABOUT AQUINAS COLLEGE AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES: It’s nice having a second family away from home FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY ON CAMPUS: Library FAVORITE MUSIC GROUP: Drake and Kendrick

coach hammer’s view: “Robby played in a good high school basketball conference, and because of how much he enjoys the game and works so hard at it, I think he will progress more quickly than a typical freshman. He’s a good listener and is adjusting to the speed of the college game; he does a good job of not repeating mistakes and plays hard on every possession.”

FAVORITE FOOD: Chicken GREATEST INSPIRATION: My parents because of how hard they work and they will do anything to help me succeed WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Baby Bron Bron WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Listen to music CAREER AMBITION: Be a successful business man BIRTHDATE: 11/25/94 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Paul and Deb SIBLINGS: Roni 22 and Becca 24

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2 Joe Ferrici

NICKNAME: Ozmataz Buckshank CLASS: Sophomore POSITION: Forward HEIGHT: 6-5 WEIGHT: 220 HOMETOWN: Chicago HIGH SCHOOL: Notre Dame HS BASKETBALL COACH: Tom Les HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 11 ppg, 9 rpg HS ATHLETIC HONORS: All area, all conference first team, team mvp, most improved, top rebounder AQ MAJOR: Exercise Science THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
The brotherhood FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Library FAVORITE MOVIE: Movie 43 FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Hopsin, Eminem FAVORITE FOOD: Wing Kingz, Chinese, CHICKEN FAVORITE APP: Twitter – @joeferrici GREATEST INSPIRATION: My family – I wouldn’t be where I am at without them WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Grandparents, and Santa Claus WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: 2K CAREER AMBITION: Fittness BIRTHDATE: March 28, 1994 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Dino & Carol SIBLINGS: Anthony 27 Alicia 23

coach hammer’s view: “Joe returns for his sophomore year as a more mature player who is getting better around the basket. We’ve talked to him about using his speed and strength to run the floor, rebound and score from 10-to-12 feet.”

GP GS MIN AVG TFG TFGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF A TO BK ST PTS PPG 2012-13 26 3 314 11.4 27 84 .321 0 4 .000 12 32 .375 27 66 93 3.6 39 10 45 0 5 66 2.5

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3 Brett Pfahler

coach hammer’s view: “Brett’s our only captain this year. He has improved his understanding of how to play the game and, over the last two years, he’s been committed to building up his strength and endurance. Brett averaged 10.9 points-per-game last year and was our best 3-point threat; he also led the team in free throw percentage at 86%. We’d like to see Brett increase his scoring in the 14-to-16 ppg range this year, and with that continue to be a voice in the locker room and on the court that will help our younger players develop.”

GP GS MIN AVG TFG TFGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF A TO BK ST PTS PPG 2012-13 31 30 891 28.4 124 314 .395 46 146 .315 44 51 .863 11 88 99 3.2 60 40 45 2 22 338 10.9 2011-12 31 25 733 23.6 95 242 .393 42 115 .365 37 46 .804 13 48 61 1.97 56 20 40 3 16 269 8.68 2010-11 28 1 317 11.3 31 108 .287 9 46 .196 13 18 .722 2 16 18 0.64 23 11 21 3 7 84 3.00

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NICKNAME: Bart CLASS: Senior POSITION: Shooting Guard HEIGHT: 6-3 WEIGHT: 180 HOMETOWN: Coopersville HIGH SCHOOL: Coopersville HS BASKETBALL COACH: Denny Krynicki HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball, Football, Track BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 18ppg, 88% FT, 55% FG, 38% 3pt FG, 3apg HS ATHLETIC HONORS: Basketball: Two-time OK Blue All Conference, All Area Honorable Mention, BCAM All State Selection, team MVP Football: OK Blue All Conference, All Area Honorable Mention Track: Three-time All Conference, Two-time All Area, All State Senior Male Athlete of the Year HS ACADEMIC HONORS: Finished 7th in class, 3.85 GPA, National Honor Society AQ MAJOR: Mathematics, Secondary Education AQ MINOR: Physical Education AQ ACADEMIC HONORS: Dean’s List (3 Semesters) AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Presidential Leadership Scholarship, Men’s Basketball Grant THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
I am surrounded by great people, both on and off the court, who genuinely care about those around them. The best times with my teammates have taken place during team meals and at the Wege Cafeteria where we have stayed well past closing hours to have “round table” talks. My years spent with the Aquinas basketball program have provided me with a family away from home and I will always be grateful for these experiences. FAVORITE MOVIE: Remember the Titans FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Slightly Stoopid WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Gautama Buddha CAREER AMBITION: To teach BIRTHDATE: August 22, 1990 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Ryan and Marcy Pfahler SIBLINGS: Chadd, 21; Madison, 17

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NICKNAME: O.C. CLASS: Sophomore POSITION: Shooting Guard HEIGHT: 6-2 WEIGHT: 180 HOMETOWN: Uppermarlboro, Md. HIGH SCHOOL: Massanutten Military Academy HS BASKETBALL COACH: Chad Myers HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball PREVIOUS COLLEGES ATTENDED: Tusculum College, Tenn. AQ MAJOR: Art/Graphic Design AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Basketball THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
Great supportive teammates and the atmosphere of Grand Rapids FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Moose FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenney Chesney, Corey Smith, Eric Church, Meek Mill FAVORITE FOOD: Everything edible FAVORITE APP: Instagram GREATEST INSPIRATION: Lil snupe, because he started from the bottom WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Kobe Bryant WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Doing tattoos getting them, hanging with friends CAREER AMBITION: Tattoo Artist BIRTHDATE: March 26, 1993 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Tamara Ward Lucas, Kenneth Lucas, Derek Mcewen, Lashaune McEwen SIBLINGS: Tre, DJ, Kennedy Logan, Kyle, Quincy, Marcus, Ava Zach, Holt, Chauncey, Victor, Michael, Imani

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coach hammer’s view: “Chase is a newcomer to our program after playing at the junior college level the past two years. He brings exceptional athleticism to our back court, and can shoot off the dribble. We’re talking with Chase about what his role will be, and the key to his success will be how quickly he can learn our system.”

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10 Jake Bullock

NICKNAMES: Bully, Jakey, J-Bully CLASS: Redshirt Freshman POSITION: Shooting Guard HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 160 HOMETOWN: Lansing HIGH SCHOOL: Lansing Catholic HS BASKETBALL COACH: Darren Zwick HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 14 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds HS ATHLETIC HONORS: All-league AQ MAJOR: Business and Sports Management AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Basketball Scholarship, St. Thomas Aquinas Scholarship THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
They are a great group of guys who are fun to be with FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Library FAVORITE MOVIE: Friday FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Kendrick Lamar and J Cole FAVORITE FOOD: Wings from Wing Kingz FAVORITE APP: Twitter – @Toptenboiz10 GREATEST INSPIRATION: My Mom and Dad because of all the things they have done for me to get where I am today WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Carmelo Anthony aka the best player in the NBA WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Beating Jason Gust in 2k CAREER AMBITION: To play basketball for as long as I can and then remain involved in athletics after that BIRTHDATE: November 20, 1993 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Bob and Lisa Bullock SIBLINGS: Brittany, Kyle, Brianna, Katie Alexis, Hailee

coach hammer’s view: “Jake red-shirted last year so that he could work on improving his strength, and this year we plan to use him out on the court as a shooter. He has a nice, quick release on his jump shot and absolutely loves the game. Confidence is one of his biggest assets as a player.”

GP GS MIN AVG TFG TFGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF A TO BK ST PTS PPG 11-12 30 23 687 22.9 81 183 .443 35 88 .398 25 36 .694 16 46 62 2.1 68 39 58 3 24 222 7.4

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CLASS: Freshman POSITION: Point Guard HEIGHT: 5-1 WEIGHT: 155 HOMETOWN: Belmont HIGH SCHOOL: Comstock Park HS BASKETBALL COACH: Scott Berry HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball, Tennis, Baseball BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 22.6 pts, 6.8 assists, 3.9 Rebounds, 3.0 Steals, 82% FT HS ATHLETIC HONORS: Basketball: AP AllState First Team (Hon Mention Junior) Bank Hoops All-State First Team, Detroit Free Press All State 2nd Team, GR Press Dream Team First Team, Academic All State-3yrs, AllConference First Team-2 yrs (Hon. Mention Sophomore) All-Area First Team-2yrs (Hon Mention Sophomore) MHSAA Scholar Athlete Award Finalist, Detroit Free Press Scholar Athlete Award, OK Conference Athlete of the Year Award, OK Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year Award, Detroit Free Press Top 100, CP Physical Education Award, Team Captain & MVP-2yrs, CP’s all time leading scorer 1051 points, W.MI Officials Assoc/Dan Nameth scholarship Baseball: All Conference, All District, Academic All Region, Academic All State-2yrs, Academic All District-2yrs Tennis: State Runner-Up 2nd Dbls, All Conference, All Region, All Area Hon Mention HS ACADEMIC HONORS: 3.92 GPA, National Honor Society (2 years), CP Academic Award (4 years), Honor Roll Highest Honors (4 years) AQ MAJOR: Accounting AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Presidential Leadership Scholarship, Basketball Scholarship FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Dorm FAVORITE MOVIE: Glory Road FAVORITE FOOD: Pork Chops FAVORITE APP: Twitter GREATEST INSPIRATION: My dad, because he is the reason I am where I am today WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Magic Johnson WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: BIRTHDATE: May 17, 1995 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Rick & Renee Schall SIBLINGS: Nicholle, 20

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coach hammer’s view: “Ryan was a high school all-stater who has a real high basketball I.Q. He has a very good feel for the game. Once he gets the full grasp of how important the weight room is to his progress, he’ll make a nice guard who is good in the open court and plays at a relentless pace.”

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coach hammer’s view: “We are counting on Bryan to be in the playing rotation this year after spending his first couple of years recovering from a severe injury from high school. We’re looking forward to contributions from him over the next few years because he does a nice job with his positioning on defense, and he can score the ball — around the basket as well as stepping out to 3-point range.”

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NICKNAME: Big Red CLASS: Redshirt Sophomore POSITION: Power Forward HEIGHT: 6-5 WEIGHT: 220 HOMETOWN: Shelby Twp. HIGH SCHOOL: De La Salle Collegiate HS BASKETBALL COACH: Greg Esler HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball, Baseball BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 15ppg 10rpg 6apg HS ATHLETIC HONORS: 4th Team All-State, 3rd Team All Metro, 1st Team All-County, 1st Team All Catholic, 1st Team All League AQ MAJOR: Business AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Basketball, Baseball, Academic THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
It’s the people — my teammates mean a lot to me FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Library 3rd floor FAVORITE MOVIE: Harry Potter FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Nsync FAVORITE FOOD: Chicken and honey FAVORITE APP: Tribal Wars WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): My Parents WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Study at the library and going to the zoo CAREER AMBITION: Run a business BIRTHDATE: October 14, 1992 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Kurt and Carol Mitzner SIBLINGS: Bradley, 22

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NICKNAME: Beek CLASS: Red-shirt Sophomore POSITION: Shooting Guard HEIGHT: 6-4 WEIGHT: 190 HOMETOWN: Zeeland HIGH SCHOOL: Zeeland East HS BASKETBALL COACH: Mickey Cochran HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball and Soccer BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 15.2 ppg, 6 rpg, 4 apg HS ATHLETIC HONORS: 1st team allconference 2 years, team MVP 2 years; played in BCAM all-star game at the Palace of Auburn Hills AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Basketball, Academic THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
I like our nice facilities and the campus; I like how we are always together doing something with the team and we all get along great together FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Library FAVORITE MOVIE: Remember the Titans FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Eminem FAVORITE FOOD: Steak FAVORITE APP: Instagram GREATEST INSPIRATION: Michael Jordan because he was the greatest of all time WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Michael Jordan WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Hanging out with friends, playing video games, and eating CAREER AMBITION: To be successful BIRTHDATE: March 7, 1994 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Ross and Heidi VanBeek SIBLINGS: Josh 21, Angela 17

coach hammer’s view: “Last year, we really threw Zac into the rotation to learn how to play college basketball, and there were games against aggressive teams that created problems for him. But he’s a natural athlete and already this year we can see that Zac has improved his strength and that he better understands when to shoot it; now we just need him to get a better feel for when to use his dribble to bring out more of his individual skills.”

GP GS MIN AVG TFG TFGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF A TO BK ST PTS PPG 2012-13 31 16 670 21.6 59 130 .454 16 49 .327 20 31 .645 21 47 68 2.2 43 31 34 2 14 154 5.0

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CLASS: Senior POSITION: Forward HEIGHT: 6-6 WEIGHT: 195 HOMETOWN: Zeeland HIGH SCHOOL: Zeeland West HS BASKETBALL COACH: John Mielke HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball and Soccer BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 18 ppg HS ATHLETIC HONORS: OK-Green All Conference Team HS ACADEMIC HONORS: Honor Roll Student PREVIOUS COLLEGES ATTENDED: Mount Vernon Nazarene University AQ MAJOR: Accounting AQ ATHLETIC HONORS: AMC All-Freshman Team, WHAC All-Newcomer Team AQ ACADEMIC HONORS: Dean’s List AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Basketball Scholarship, Transfer Scholarship THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
I like all the great memories that are made each and every day FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Library FAVORITE MOVIE: Transformers FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Taylor Swift FAVORITE FOOD: Chicken Alfredo FAVORITE APP: Safari GREATEST INSPIRATION: My parents because they are the ones who raised me to be who I am today and I can’t thank them enough for that WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Michael Jordan WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Immersing myself in competitive experiences with other people that involves the use of a television and a game console BIRTHDATE: January 26, 1992 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Scott and Kim Semple SIBLINGS: Bryce, Brittany, Stephanie

coach hammer’s view: “We’re very happy that Austin transferred into our program last season. He’s our leading returning scorer at just over 12 ppg, and I really believe he has the potential to be an all-conference player. He shoots a high percentage from both the floor and the free throw line and he’ll rebound it at both ends. Austin’s an very unselfish player and a great teammate. He’s top-notch when it comes to being coachable and, after learning our system last year, I think now he’s ready to have a great senior year.”

GP GS MIN AVG TFG TFGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF A TO BK ST PTS PPG 2012-13 31 30 855 27.3 138 282 .489 35 67 .522 69 87 .793 35 153 188 6.1 64 59 70 9 30 380 12.3

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NICKNAME: Maximus CLASS: Freshman POSITION: Point Guard HEIGHT: 6-1 WEIGHT: 180 HOMETOWN: Hastings HIGH SCHOOL: Hastings HS BASKETBALL COACH: Don Schils / Steve Storrs HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball, Soccer, Track, Football BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: Pts:14.4, Rbs: 4, FG%: 43.6, FT%: 81.2, Ast: 6.1 HS ATHLETIC HONORS: Basketball: All state 1 yr, all conference 2yrs Soccer: All conference 3yrs, All district 1 yr, All county 2 yrs Track: All conference 1yr, Rookie of the year, All region 1yr. Hastings Athletic Boosters Scholarship HS ACADEMIC HONORS: L.H Lamb scholarship, Honor Roll AQ MAJOR: Business Marketing/Management AQ MINOR: Communication AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Presidential Leadership Scholarship THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
Aquinas College is very helpful and personal, and my teammates are like family FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Dorm FAVORITE MOVIE: Oceans 13 FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Kid Ink FAVORITE FOOD: Spaghetti FAVORITE APP: Pandora GREATEST INSPIRATION: My parents because they set a great example for how I want to live my life someday WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Derrick Rose WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Listening to music, watching TV CAREER AMBITION: Become an industrial organizational psychologist and have a corner office BIRTHDATE: June 17, 1994 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Scott and Wendy Clark SIBLINGS: Christy 16, Graham 11

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coach hammer’s view: “Max is an off-guard who may have to play the point guard position for us out of necessity. We know we’re asking a lot from him to learn two positions, but at the same time we know that Max has a high basketball I.Q., so if he works hard at it he’ll be successful. We like his enthusiasm and Max is another example of a player who will accomplish his goals because he accepts coaching very well.”

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coach hammer’s view: “Paul is a post player with an excellent touch. He can shoot a very high percentage from the floor and the free throw line. He’s a smart basketball player who is still learning how to use his size and how to work himself into better condition. We’ve got to place Paul in situations where we can best take advantage of the things that he does well, including isolating him so that he face up to the basket.”

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CLASS: Sophomore POSITION: Center HEIGHT: 6-9 WEIGHT: 245 HOMETOWN: Montague HIGH SCHOOL: Montague HS BASKETBALL COACH: Dave Osborne HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 10.5 ppg 8rpg 46% fg 70% ft 1apg 3.4 blocks pg HS ATHLETIC HONORS: 1st team all conference, all area honorable mention PREVIOUS COLLEGES ATTENDED: Olivet College AQ MAJOR: Sports management/business AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Basketball, academic THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
I love the campus, and my teammates are like a second family to me FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Library FAVORITE MOVIE: Anchorman FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Kezwik FAVORITE FOOD: Steak FAVORITE APP: Vine and Twitter GREATEST INSPIRATION: My parents, because of how hard they work every day which allows me to be here WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Bill Russell WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Playing video games or reading CAREER AMBITION: To own and operate my own gym BIRTHDATE: October 9, 1992 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Dan and Cindy Lombard SIBLINGS: Jenn Kater, Liz Scott, and Kevin Lombard

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CLASS: Senior POSITION: Small Forward HEIGHT: 6-4 WEIGHT: 215 HOMETOWN: Saugatuck HIGH SCHOOL: Saugatuck HS BASKETBALL COACH: Russ Doane HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball, Football, Baseball BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 19.6ppg, 10rebs HS ATHLETIC HONORS: All-State PREVIOUS COLLEGES ATTENDED: Albion College AQ MAJOR: Psychology THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
Bunch of hardworking goofballs FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Library FAVORITE MOVIE: Bad Boys II FAVORITE FOOD: Steak and taters FAVORITE APP: theChive GREATEST INSPIRATION: My parents, great role models and people WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Will Farrell WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Sleeping CAREER AMBITION: Childhood Specialist BIRTHDATE: September 1, 1991 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Tom and Jackie Kazen SIBLINGS: Trevor Kazen (24) and Dakota Kazen (19)

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coach hammer’s view: “Kolin joins our program after earning All-MIAA honors. He’s a strong, mid-range player who has a real good feel for the game. Kolin is a little under-sized to be a power forward in our league, but he has a solid game down low and can power through people and has good shooting ability. He’s a persistent player who has the mentality to be an aggressive rebounder. Kolin knows he has to play with a sense of urgency because there’s only this year for his collegiate career.”

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coach hammer’s view: “Kail worked hard on his off-season conditioning, and coming in this year he was our best-conditioned post player. He’s learning how to play the post at the college level; he has the body for it, and now it’s just learning every day. This and next season the goal is to get him more playing time so that he can contribute. He’s still only a sophomore, so if he does all the things we expect from him in his role, he’ll have a very solid college playing career ahead of him.”

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CLASS: Sophomore POSITION: Center HEIGHT: 6-7 WEIGHT: 220 HOMETOWN: Caledonia HIGH SCHOOL: Caledonia HS BASKETBALL COACH: Todd Bloemers HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball and Baseball BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 5 points per game, 5 rebounds per game HS ATHLETIC HONORS: All conference for baseball HS ACADEMIC HONORS: National Honor Society AQ MAJOR: Business Administration and Sport Management AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: St. Thomas Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholarship, Aquinas Alumni Scholarship THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT AQ AND YOUR SAINTS TEAMMATES:
I like how the campus isn’t too big but still has a lot to look at and explore; I love how my teammates and I have become family—we spend so much time together that they all have become brothers to me and having that bond helps while you are on the court FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Library or behind Wege by the pond FAVORITE MOVIE: Grand Torino FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: I enjoy most anything FAVORITE FOOD: Steak with potatoes FAVORITE APP: Twitter GREATEST INSPIRATION: All of my grandparents are my inspiration. They inspire me because they all have faced death through illness and they were tough and stayed strong throughout the whole process. It has showed me that it does not matter what is happening in your life if you stay positive, believe in god, and love your family all the other worries go away and you can be happy and enjoy what you have left WHO WOULD YOU HAVE DINNER WITH (DEAD OR ALIVE): Michael Jordan BIRTHDATE: July 10, 1994 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Kristin Lucas, Dan Lucas (mom/stepdad); Doug Venema (dad) SIBLINGS: Kendra Venema, 18

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NICKNAME: Big Luke CLASS: Sophomore POSITION: Center HEIGHT: 6-11 WEIGHT: 210 HOMETOWN: Clio HIGH SCHOOL: Clio HS BASKETBALL COACH: Jim Vanitvelt HS VARSITY SPORTS PLAYED: Basketball, golf BASKETBALL STATS AS A HS SENIOR: 16 PPG, 10 RBPG, 5 BPG, 2 APG, 70% free throw, 7 triple doubles (junior/senior year); listed in MHSAA record book (12th) for most blocks in one game as well as most blocks in a season (23rd and 26th) HS ATHLETIC HONORS: 2nd team All-Metro junior year, 1st team All-Metro senior year HS ACADEMIC HONORS: Honor roll PREVIOUS COLLEGES ATTENDED: Davenport University/ University of Michigan-Flint AQ MAJOR: Business Administration AQ SCHOLARSHIPS: Basketball FAVORITE PLACE TO STUDY: Upper level of the library FAVORITE MOVIE: Fast and Furious series, Takers, We’re the Millers, Anchorman, 21 Jump Street, Iron Man, and Bad Boys II FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST/GROUP: Def Leppard, Linkin Park, Fabolous, Shinedown, Daughtry, Kid Ink FAVORITE FOOD: Chicken Parmesan FAVORITE APP: ESPN GREATEST INSPIRATION: Kevin Durant (I have been a fan of Durant’s since he was a freshman at the University of Texas. He is a 6-10 player that can play in the post as well as playing outside. His ability to score and handle the ball comes at ease especially for his height. I am always working on trying to be half as good of a player that he is.) WHAT DO YOU ENJOY DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: Golfing, shooting guns, cooking, boating, and being with friends CAREER AMBITION: To be the head chef in my own restaurant BIRTHDATE: April 3, 1992 PARENTS/GUARDIANS: John and Karen Sorenson SIBLINGS: Kyle Sorenson, 24

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coach hammer’s view: “Luke had knee problems that forced him to sit out for three years, but now that he’s back competing again we think he’s going to develop. Every day he comes in with a great attitude; he sees that he has a long way to go, but he’s working very hard at improving every month. And if he continues to make progress every month, by the time we get to mid-season he should be contributing in meaningful ways. Everyone is pulling for him, and he’s starting to be more more out-going and trust his teammates.”

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2 0 1 2 - 1 3 R e s u lt s 2012-13 Aquinas Saints Men's Basketball/Final Statistics Record: All Games Conference Non-Conference FINAL OVERALL No. Player 22 Austin Semple 20 Zach Eddy 3 Brett Pfahler 11 Kenny Gordon 12 Brandon Walker 21 Zac VanBeek 5 Connor McCane 35 Jon Hornak 2 Joe Ferrici 33 Nick Gregory 14 Bryan Mitzner 4 Jason Gust 93 Charles Hayden TEAM Aquinas Opponents

GP 31 31 31 31 30 31 28 31 26 10 13 22 2

GS 30 30 30 14 9 16 16 0 3 0 0 2 0

MIN 855 849 891 730 580 670 545 327 314 44 74 208 7

AVG 27.3 27.0 28.4 23.5 19.3 21.6 19.5 10.6 11.4 4.4 5.7 8.8 3.3

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FINAL WOLVERINE-HOOSIER No. Player GP GS MIN 22 Austin Semple 22 22 627 20 Zach Eddy 22 22 633 3 Brett Pfahler 22 22 650 12 Brandon Walker 22 8 429 11 Kenny Gordon 22 8 489 5 Connor McCane 22 15 471 21 Zac VanBeek 22 11 451 2 Joe Ferrici 18 1 221 35 Jon Hornak 22 0 229 14 Bryan Mitzner 11 0 65 33 Nick Gregory 8 0 34 4 Jason Gust 14 1 134 TEAM Aquinas 22 Opponents 22

Overall 12-19 10-12 2-7

Home 7-6 6-5 1-1

Away 5-10 4-7 1-3

Neutral 0-3 0-0 0-3

TOTAL 3-PT REBOUNDS FG FGA PCT FG FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT R/G PF A TO BLK ST PTS 138 282 .489 35 67 .522 69 87 .793 35 153 188 6.1 64 59 70 9 30 380 145 271 .535 0 4 .000 55 66 .833 43 142 185 6.0 73 52 58 9 12 345 124 314 .395 46 146 .315 44 51 .863 11 88 99 3.2 60 40 45 2 22 338 76 188 .404 25 72 .347 39 48 .813 8 53 61 2.0 49 58 59 2 24 216 69 176 .392 30 88 .341 37 51 .725 34 55 89 3.0 47 27 32 0 17 205 59 130 .454 16 49 .327 20 31 .645 21 47 68 2.2 43 31 34 2 14 154 43 97 .443 16 37 .432 23 25 .920 15 31 46 1.6 55 39 37 2 32 125 12 26 .462 0 0 .000 14 26 .538 13 33 46 1.5 33 15 13 3 3 38 27 84 .321 0 4 .000 12 32 .375 27 66 93 3.6 39 10 45 0 5 66 10 19 .526 0 0 .000 2 3 .667 6 5 11 1.1 4 1 4 1 0 22 11 22 .500 0 3 .000 4 8 .500 6 17 23 1.8 6 5 7 1 4 26 8 20 .400 5 14 .357 2 4 .500 2 22 24 1.1 16 15 13 0 3 23 0 2 .000 0 1 .000 0 0 .000 0 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 1 0 0 32 98 130 11 722 1632 .442 173 485 .357 321 432 .743 253 812 1065 34.4 489 352 429 32 170 1938 669 1661 .403 178 545 .327 348 541 .643 280 705 985 31.8 493 315 375 71 209 1864

TOTAL 3-PT REBOUNDS AVG FG FGA PCT FG FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT R/G PF A TO BLK ST PTS 28.5 105 208 .505 27 51 .529 52 64 .813 32 105 137 6.2 47 41 52 5 22 289 28.8 102 198 .515 0 4 .000 45 53 .849 34 104 138 6.3 51 35 41 6 9 249 29.5 90 219 .411 32 99 .323 31 38 .816 10 61 71 3.2 45 21 26 2 15 243 19.5 49 131 .374 20 61 .328 24 33 .727 28 40 68 3.1 32 18 24 0 11 142 22.2 46 125 .368 14 47 .298 31 38 .816 6 40 46 2.1 34 33 49 0 19 137 21.4 36 86 .419 13 30 .433 21 23 .913 14 23 37 1.7 50 35 33 2 31 106 20.5 37 87 .425 8 30 .267 16 24 .667 16 32 48 2.2 27 21 29 1 13 98 12.3 13 49 .265 0 2 .000 11 27 .407 20 39 59 3.3 21 7 28 0 3 37 10.4 9 20 .450 0 0 .000 13 24 .542 12 17 29 1.3 23 11 6 2 3 31 5.9 10 19 .526 0 3 .000 4 8 .500 5 13 18 1.6 4 5 6 1 4 24 4.3 6 12 .500 0 0 .000 1 1 1.00 3 4 7 0.9 2 0 2 1 0 13 9.6 3 11 .273 2 8 .250 2 4 .500 1 12 13 0.9 11 8 10 0 2 10 25 64 89 8 506 1166 .434 116 335 .346 251 337 .745 206 554 760 34.5 347 235 314 20 134 1379 467 1148 .407 122 385 .317 266 396 .672 188 490 678 30.8 366 196 283 50 156 1322

P/G 12.3 11.1 10.9 7.0 6.8 5.0 4.5 1.2 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.0 0.0 62.5 60.1 P/G 13.1 11.3 11.0 6.5 6.2 4.8 4.5 2.1 1.4 2.2 1.6 0.7 62.7 60.1

SCORE BY PERIODS OVERALL 1st 2nd OT1 TOTAL WHAC 1st 2nd OT1 TOTAL Aquinas 922 1001 15 1938 Aquinas 647 717 15 1379 Opponents 920 934 10 1864 Opponents 638 674 10 1322 DakStats by Daktronics Inc. Brookings, SD

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2 0 1 2 - 1 3 r e s u lt s Aquinas Player Highs OVERALL Total Points Field Goals Made

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1.000 (4/4) Zach Eddy

1.000 (4/4) Kenny Gordon 3pt Field Goals Made 6 Austin Semple 3pt Field Goals Attempted 9 Brett Pfahler 3pt Field Goal% 1.000 (4/4) Brandon Walker (Min 2 made) 1.000 (3/3) Kenny Gordon 1.000 (3/3) Kenny Gordon Free Throws Made 11 Kenny Gordon Free Throws Attempted 12 Kenny Gordon Free Throw% 1.000 (7/7) Zach Eddy (Min 4 made) 1.000 (6/6) Brett Pfahler 1.000 (6/6) Zac VanBeek Offensive Rebounds 6 Zach Eddy Defensive Rebounds 12 Austin Semple Total Rebounds 12 Zach Eddy 12 Austin Semple 12 Austin Semple 12 Brandon Walker Fouls 5 Zach Eddy 5 Kenny Gordon 5 Connor McCane Assists 6 Zach Eddy 6 Zach Eddy Turnovers 6 Kenny Gordon 6 Kenny Gordon 6 Brett Pfahler Blocks 3 Austin Semple Steals 5 Connor McCane Minutes Played 43:48 Austin Semple

Opponent vs Concordia vs Madonna vs Spring Arbor vs Grace Bible vs Concordia vs Davenport vs Concordia

Date 01/23/13 02/16/13 11/10/12 12/12/12 01/23/13 01/05/13 01/23/13

vs Indiana Wesleyan 11/09/12 vs Concordia vs Davenport vs Davenport vs Goshen (Ind.) vs Concordia vs Cornerstone vs Cornerstone vs Cornerstone vs Davenport vs Davenport vs Siena Heights vs Mich.--Dearborn vs Cornerstone vs Davenport vs Cornerstone vs Mich.--Dearborn vs Lourdes vs Siena Heights vs Marygrove three times vs Goshen (Ind.) vs Concordia vs UNOH vs Indiana Tech vs St. Francis (Ind.) vs Siena Heights vs Marygrove vs Davenport

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Field Goals Attempted Field Goal% (Min 5 made)

11/28/12 01/05/13 3pt Field Goals Made 02/21/13 3pt Field Goals Attempted 3pt Field Goal% 10/30/12 (Min 2 made) 11/28/12 01/02/13 01/02/13 Free Throws Made 01/02/13 Free Throws Attempted Free Throw% 01/05/13 (Min 4 made) 01/05/13 11/17/12 01/19/13 Offensive Rebounds 02/06/13 Defensive Rebounds 01/05/13 Total Rebounds 02/06/13 12/01/12 12/04/12 11/17/12 Fouls 01/31/13 10/30/12 11/28/12 12/15/12 11/20/12 11/03/12 11/17/12 01/31/13 01/05/13

Assists Turnovers

High 29 10 10 10

Player(s) Austin Semple Zach Eddy Austin Semple Austin Semple

Opponent vs Concordia vs Madonna vs Davenport vs Concordia

Date 01/23/13 02/16/13 01/05/13 01/23/13

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1.000 (4/4) Kenny Gordon

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01/05/13 01/12/13

1.000 (3/3) Kenny Gordon

vs Cornerstone

01/02/13

1.000 (3/3) Kenny Gordon

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vs Cornerstone vs Cornerstone

01/02/13 01/02/13

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Kenny Gordon Kenny Gordon

1.000 (7/7) Zach Eddy

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01/05/13

1.000 (6/6) Brett Pfahler 1.000 (6/6) Zac VanBeek 6 Zach Eddy 12 Austin Semple 12 Zach Eddy 12 Austin Semple 12 Austin Semple 12 Brandon Walker 5 Zach Eddy 5 Kenny Gordon 5 Connor McCane 6 Zach Eddy

vs Davenport vs Siena Heights vs Mich.--Dearborn vs Cornerstone vs Davenport vs Mich.--Dearborn vs Cornerstone vs Lourdes vs Siena Heights vs Marygrove three times vs Concordia

01/05/13 11/17/12 01/19/13 02/06/13 01/05/13 12/01/12 02/06/13 12/04/12 11/17/12 01/31/13

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11/20/12 12/15/12

6 6

Blocks Steals Minutes Played

Austin Semple Brett Pfahler

3 5 43:48

Kenny Gordon Kenny Gordon

Austin Semple vs Siena Heights Connor McCane vs Marygrove Austin Semple vs Davenport

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TEAM STATISTICS AQ OPP SCORING 1938 1864 Points per game 62.5 60.1 Scoring margin 2.4 FIELD GOALS-ATT 722-1632 669-1661 Field goal pct .442 .403 3 POINT FG-ATT 173-485 178-545 3-point FG pct .357 .327 3-pt FG made per game 5.6 5.7 FREE THROWS-ATT 321-432 348-541 Free throw pct .743 .643 REBOUNDS 1065 985 Rebounds per game 34.4 31.8 Rebounding margin 2.6 ASSISTS 352 315 Assists per game 11.4 10.2 TURNOVERS 429 375 Turnovers per game 13.8 12.1 Turnover margin 1.7 Assist / turnover ratio 0.8 0.8 STEALS 170 209 Steals per game 5.5 6.7 BLOCKS 32 71 Blocks per game 1.0 2.3

TEAM STATISTICS AQ OPP SCORING 1379 1322 Points per game 62.7 60.1 Scoring margin 2.6 FIELD GOALS-ATT 506-1166 467-1148 Field goal pct .434 .407 3 POINT FG-ATT 116-335 122-385 3-point FG pct .346 .317 3-pt FG made per game 5.3 5.5 FREE THROWS-ATT 251-337 266-396 Free throw pct .745 .672 REBOUNDS 760 678 Rebounds per game 34.5 30.8 Rebounding margin 3.7 ASSISTS 235 196 Assists per game 10.7 8.9 TURNOVERS 314 283 Turnovers per game 14.3 12.9 Turnover margin 1.4 Assist / turnover ratio 0.7 0.7 STEALS 134 156 Steals per game 6.1 7.1 BLOCKS 20 50 Blocks per game 0.9 2.3

Date 10/30/12 11/03/12 11/05/12 11/09/12 11/10/12 11/17/12 11/20/12 11/23/12 11/24/12 11/28/12 12/01/12 12/04/12 12/08/12 12/12/12 12/15/12 01/02/13 01/05/13 01/09/13 01/12/13 01/16/13 01/19/13 01/23/13 01/26/13 01/29/13 01/31/13 02/02/13 02/06/13 02/09/13 02/13/13 02/16/13 02/21/13

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Opponent Goshen (Ind.) St. Francis (Ind.) Great Lakes Christian Indiana Wesleyan Spring Arbor Siena Heights Indiana Tech Calvin Hope Concordia (Mich.) Michigan-Dearborn Lourdes Marygrove Grace Bible Northwestern Ohio Cornerstone Davenport Lawrence Tech Madonna Siena Heights Michigan-Dearborn Concordia (Mich.) Indiana Tech Lourdes Marygrove Northwestern Ohio Cornerstone Davenport Lawrence Tech Madonna Davenport

Score W L Record 66-76 L 0-1 56-58 L 0-2 74-29 W 1-2 50-63 L 1-2 61-75 L 1-4 56-63 L 1-5, 0-1 WHAC 51-54 L 1-6, 0-2 WHAC 55-58 L 1-7 63-66 L 1-8 80-78 W 2-8, 1-2 WHAC 65-51 W 3-8, 2-2 WHAC 51-53 L 3-9, 2-3 WHAC 77-55 W 4-9, 3-3 WHAC 77-55 W 5-9 66-71 L 5-10, 3-4 WHAC 81-69 W 6-10, 4-4 WHAC 84-79 OT W 7-10, 5-4 WHAC 54-29 W 8-10, 6-4 WHAC 46-63 L 8-11, 6-5 WHAC 66-44 W 9-11, 7-5 WHAC 72-77 L 9-12, 7-6 WHAC 74-66 W 10-12, 8-6 WHAC 60-70 L 10-13, 8-7 WHAC 53-58 L 10-14, 8-8 WHAC 69-46 W 11-14, 9-8 WHAC 64-67 L 12-13, 8-11 WHAC 44-51 L 11-16, 9-10 WHAC 46-72 L 11-17, 9-11 WHAC 53-30 W 12-17, 10-11 WHAC 67-76 L 12-18, 10-12 WHAC 57-62 L 12-19

Note: *-WHAC game; A-WHAC/Crossroads Challenge; B-GRSHOF Classic #-WHAC Tournament Notes: Rough start (1-8) and a rough finish (2-7) to the season … broke a 55-year-old record when the Saints allowed Great Lakes Christian 29 points Nov. 5 (previous record was 31 to Cleary College in the 1957-58 season) … matched that at home vs. Lawrence Tech Jan. 9 and almost matched it a third time Feb. 13 in Southfield … high point of the season was defeating two ranked teams (Cornerstone and Davenport) in the same week (Jan. 2 and Jan. 5) … tied a school record for fewest turnovers with 4 vs. Concordia Jan. 23 … Zach Eddy fell 9 points shy of reaching 1000 points in his career

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Coach Hammer invites you to join the Saints at the annual men’s basketball golf outing and wine tasting events! For more information, including details on sponsorship opportunities at both events, contact Coach Denny Krynicki at (616) 240-8490, or by email at Dok001@aquinas.edu.

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Rod Hathaway

Certified Insurance Counselor Principal, Buiten & Associates

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AQ Saint from 2003 to 2006 Resident M.D., U of M Dept. of Family Medicine

AQ Saint from 2003 to 2007 Teacher & Coach, Waterford Mott H.S.

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Jeff Wierzbicki

Ross Willick

AQ Saint from 2005 to 2009 Account Manager, Aerotek Engineering

AQ Saint from 2004 to 2008 Teacher & Coach, Belding Area Schools

AQ Saint from 1996 to 2000 Principal, Kenowa Hills Public Schools

Alumni Game October 26, 2013

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ADOPT-A-SAINT SPONSORS

Dan Nulty Ron Urbanski Jack Kirkwood Scott Warsaw The Mayan Agency Tom Sadler

Jim & Sue Powers Tom Vereecke Paul Gnepper Jeff Maloney Paul McCarthy

The “Adopt-a-Saint” program provides Aquinas College alumni, family and friends with an opportunity to have a tangible, positive impact on the Aquinas experience for the young men in our basketball program. A donation to the basketball program permits the purchase of athletic gear (shoes, travel gear, sweatshirts, polos, etc.) needed by our student-athletes and also helps cover the cost of trips to elite NAIA tournaments. “Our goal is to have each member of our team receive two pairs of shoes, one game-day travel suit and one game-day travel bag,” Coach Hammer explained. He added that the cost to outfit our team is $250 per player and with 18 total roster spots, the total cost is $4,500. “Ideally, we’d like to find at least one sponsor for each of our team members,” he continued. “We believe with your help we can accomplish this goal.” What do you receive for your sponsorship? • Satisfaction of knowing you had a tangible, positive impact on our student-athletes • Recognition in the men’s basketball media guide • An Aquinas College men’s basketball T-shirt • A handwritten letter of appreciation from a team member • Verification of your tax-deductible donation to Aquinas College men’s basketball program • Five passes to all home games Please consider helping us take Aquinas College basketball to new heights. To participate in the “Adopt-a-Saint” program, please contact Coach Dave Hammer at (616) 632-2478, or email hammedav@aquinas.edu.


Media Guide: Men's Basketball 2013-2014