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Aquinas College Saints 2008–09 BASKETBALL CONTENTS

2007-08 NAIA DIVISION II STATISTICAL RANKINGS Where did the Saints rank nationally out of 153 teams? Category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Stat . . . . . . . . . .Rank Scoring Offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74.41 . . . . . . . . . . .65 Scoring Defense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62.59 . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Scoring Margin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11.82 . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Free Throw Percentage . . . . . . . . . . . ..758 . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Offensive Field Goal Percentage . . . . ..480 . . . . . . . . . . .18t Defensive Field Goal Percentage . . . . ..412 . . . . . . . . . . .15t Offensive 3-point Percentage . . . . . . . ..403 . . . . . . . . . . .10t Defensive 3-point Percentage . . . . . . . ..305 . . . . . . . . . . . .5t Total Offensive Rebounding . . . . . . . . .37.12 . . . . . . . . . . .48 Total Defensive Rebounding . . . . . . . .28.53 . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Offensive Rebounding/Game . . . . . . . .9.83 . . . . . . . . . . .119 Defensive Rebounding/Game . . . . . . .27.24 . . . . . . . . . . .16 Total Rebound Margin . . . . . . . . . . . . .+8.59 . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Blocks/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.35 . . . . . . . . . . .148 Assists/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15.91 . . . . . . . . . . .31 Steals/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5.77 . . . . . . . . . . .143 Turnover Margin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .-1.71 . . . . . . . . . . .113 3-point Field Goals Made/Game . . . . . .8.00 . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Assist/Turnover Ratio . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.02 . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Fouls/Game . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18.53 . . . . . . . . . . .85

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Saints Success & Roster

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Dave Hammer, Head Coach

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Tom Kempf, Assistant Coach

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Zach Harris, Assistant Coach

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Season Outlook

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Basketball Support

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Senior Profiles

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Returner Profiles

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Newcomer Profiles

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Basketball Facilities

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Statistics, 2007-08 Season Results

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Recordbook

Aquinas College Fast Facts LOCATION Grand Rapids, Michigan FOUNDED 1886 NICKNAME Saints COLORS Maroon, White PRESIDENT C. Edward Balog, Ph.D ENROLLMENT 2,300 students STUDENT-FACULTY RATIO 15:1 VARSITY SPORTS 18 AFFILIATION NAIA Division II CONFERENCE Wolverine-Hoosier ATHLETIC DIRECTOR Terry Bocian ATHLETIC PHONE 616.632.2474 FACULTY REP JoAnne Gorant HEAD COACH Dave Hammer, 6th year COACH'S PHONE 616.632.2478 COACH'S EMAIL hammedav@aquinas.edu

RECORD AT AQUINAS 107 - 59 (.645) ASSISTANT COACHES Tom Kempf, Zach Harris, Doug Austin 2007-08 RECORD 25-9 2007-08 WHAC RECORD 11 - 3 2007-08 WHAC FINISH First AQ OVERALL WHAC RECORD 108 - 90 LETTERMEN RET/LOST 9 / 5 STARTERS RET/LOST 4 / 1 HOME ARENA PE Assembly Building CAPACITY 3,000 FIRST YEAR TO PLAY 1946-47 AQ ALL-TIME RECORD 767 - 818 SPORTS INFO DIR Mike Wojciakowski SID PHONE 616.632.2482 WEB SITE www.aquinas.edu/athletics


Saints Success Since Coach Dave Hammer’s arrival at Aquinas College, the men’s basketball program has achieved the following milestones: Academic • Every senior completing his athletic eligibility has graduated • One basketball alumnus currently in third year of medical school (Aaron Heindl) • Team grade point average of 3.10 • 4 Academic All Americans (seniors with 3.50 or higher GPA) • 2 prospective Academic All Americans who currently are juniors with a 3.50 or higher GPA • 7 WHAC All Academic honorees Athletic • Fastest in school history to reach 100 wins • 25 wins in one season, most in school history • Most wins in last three years in WHAC conference • 2 outright WHAC championships • 3 NAIA postseason national berths • 1 post-season WHAC championship • First in school history to have 4 consecutive 20+ wins each season • Highest winning percentage in school history

2008-09 Saints Roster No 2 3 4 5 10 11 12 14 15 21 23 32 33 34 40 50 52

Name Pos Matt McDonald . . . . . . . .G Ty Motley . . . . . . . . . . . . .G Jordan Torres . . . . . . . . . .G John Oostema . . . . . . . . . .G James Telman . . . . . . . . . .G Terrell McCloud . . . . . . . .G Pete Van Oosten . . . . . . . .G Jake Shockey . . . . . . . . . . .F Jason Fox . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G A.J. Schmidt . . . . . . . . . . .G Damacious White . . . . . . .G Mitch Briggs . . . . . . . . . . .F Jacques Razmus . . . . . . . . .F Dave Baldwin . . . . . . . . . .F John Lierman . . . . . . . . . . .G Matt Weiss . . . . . . . . . . . . .F Pedja Lazic . . . . . . . . . . . .F

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Hometown / High School Cadillac / Cadillac Holt / Holt Caledonia / Grand Rapids South Christian Rand Rapids / Grand Rapids Christian Grand Rapids / Forest Hills Central Philadelphia, PA / Christian Academy West Branch / Ogemaw Heights Lake Orion / Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Olivet / Olivet Grand Rapids / Kenowa Hills Oak Park / Berkley Rockford / Rockford Grand Rapids / Grand Rapids West Catholic Grosse Pointe / Grosse Pointe South Holt / Holt Caledonia / Caledonia Kentwood / Forest Hills Northern


Dave Hammer Head Coach

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ith more than 26 years 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, DJ, is a junior at Oswego State in New York.

Dave Hammer’s Coaching Records 1981-84

Delta College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .57-24

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University of Michigan . . . . . . . .100-27 (4 NCAA Tourneys, 2 Big Ten Champs)

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Southern Methodist . . . . . . . . . . . .52-61 (1993 SWAC Champs, NCAA Tourney)

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Coldwater High School . . . . . . . . .66-45 (1999 Class B State Semi-finalists)

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Aquinas College . . . . . . . . . . . . .107-59 OVERALL RECORD . . . . .382-216 (.639)

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Tom Kempf Assistant Coach

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om Kempf begins his fifth season on coach Hammer’s staff at Aquinas with 30 years of basketball coaching behind him. His experience includes six years as an assistant coach at the University of Michigan, from 1976 to 1982, and 20 years at Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard High School, where he taught physical education, English and

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social studies, directed the athletic program, and coached the boys and girls basketball teams. His boys team won the Class D state title in 1991 and the girls were state champions in 1993. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Kempf earned a Bachelor of General Studies degree in 1976.


Zach Harris Assistant Coach

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ach Harris rejoins the Saints’ staff this season; he also was an assistant in Coach Hammer’s first year (2002) at AQ. Last year, Harris was head basketball coach at Kuyper College in Grand Rapids, and from 2005 through 2007 was an assistant at Grace Bible College. He also was on the

staff as an assistant at Alma College from 2001-03. Harris joined Pinerest Christian Rehabilitation Hospital in 2001 as a patient care provider. A graduate of Finlandia College, he earned an Associate of Arts degree in psychology in 1980. Zach and his wife Tonia have 10 children.

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Season Outlook

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efore speculating on the outlook for the 200809 season, it actually would make sense to look back — to 2005-06. For several years prior to that season, the Aquinas men’s basketball program had been respectable, winning about 60 percent of its regular season games. Only, this was good enough for stretches of just average final standings in the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference since its inception in 1992. The significant stat is this: Since 2005-06, the Saints have won 34 WHAC contests, and lost only 8. And, in those three seasons, Aquinas’ regular season winning percentage rose to nearly .700. You want respectable? How about winning the outright WHAC regular season championship in two out of those three years? And, the season in which the Saints finished in second place was capped by winning the WHAC post-season tournament. In addition, on the heels of these successful regular seasons came first-ever invitations to the bigger show — the NAIA Division II post-season national tournament. Indeed, looking back on the most successful three-year period in the program’s 62-year history does provide an expectation of what could be a special year ahead — in large part, due to the return of two key players who joined the Saints program — guess when? — in 2005-06.

Seniors show the way When Saints head coach Dave Hammer, now entering his sixth season at Aquinas, evaluates prospects, he looks for players who are coachable, unselfish, come from winning programs, and understand what it takes to compete. And all three seniors on the Saints’ roster epitomize that model, starting with 2007-08 WHAC Player of the Year Pedja Lazic. “Every single opponent’s defense was geared to stop Pedja,” Hammer said, adding, “And I thought he handled that very well as a junior last year. “So, when you look at statistics, his numbers are very deceiving; but, if you don’t stop Pedja, you’re likely not going to be able to compete against us.” Hammer noted that earning the respect of 6

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coaches in the league demonstrates how they also have a high regard for Lazic’s impact on games. “But with that, there’s the added burden of what you have to do in the off-season to prepare for the following year, and Pedja has taken a lot of pride in what he has done — he enjoys the challenges and the competition.” Hammer noted that Lazic has grown physically — reaching “a legitimate 6-7” and 235 pounds — which makes him a “real tough post player at our level.” Although he hasn’t earned the highest of accolades, clearly Jordan Torres shares the credit for the success of the program since his arrival on the AQ campus three years ago. “Jordan has been our most solid, consistent player on the perimeter,” Hammer said. Torres is a very intelligent player who from the beginning of his playing career demonstrated a firm grasp of Hammer’s system of play. “He just knows where to go, knows how to cut, reads defenses exceptionally well, and he’s been an all-conference defensive player since his sophomore year for his on-the-ball defense.” An adept ball handler and excellent defender, Torres has improved his outside scoring abilities. “He picks his spots, which makes him a very highpercentage shooter,” Hammer said, adding that “very seldom does Jordan ever turn the ball over.” Hammer particularly appreciates Torres’ leadership on and off the court. “He does a great job with the players in the lockerroom, and on the floor during games he just does not get flustered.” Also playing his final season for the Saints is shooting guard James Telman, who transferred to AQ in his sophomore year. “We’re going to be getting James back after he sits out the first 11 games of the season,” Hammer said, which enables Telman to help the Saints during the league portion of the schedule and, if all goes well, into the post-season. “James makes big shots at big moments,” Hammer said. “He is not what I call a shooter when his team is ‘up 20 or down 20.’ He is a premier jump shooter; and not just in our league, but in this area of the country. You have to know where he is all the


Season Outlook red shirted as a freshman, Jason Fox now hopes to earn a consistent spot in the playing rotation. “We’re counting on Jason to help us in a lot of areas — in the post and on the perimeter. “A smart player, Jason picks his spots and really understands his role; when he’s on the floor, he doesn’t force things. We know the strength and size that he added to his frame during the summer will be a real asset for him,” Hammer said. Dave Baldwin would have Quality support coming figured in Hammer’s plans this from juniors season, but a reoccurring back In most cases, teams are injury will force him to take a consistently superior because of medical red shirt. quality support from players “Dave will be missed who understand the role that is because he does a lot of required from them. Such is the different things that help us: he case with the leading junior in is a good offensive rebounder; the Saints’ program, John — COACH DAVE HAMMER he can step out and make a Lierman. jump shot; he really Lierman quite evidently understands our half court defense and puts his body spent his off-season working on improving his on the line by taking charges. It’s really unfortunate strength and conditioning, and also has added some that he won’t be able to play this year,” Hammer height. said. “At 6-4 and 195 pounds, John is a player who Rounding out the junior class is newcomer Ty can score at just about every position on the floor, Motley, who transferred to AQ after playing two and we’re counting on him to do that this year,” seasons at Lansing Community College. Hammer Hammer said. “He can post up, shoot anywhere describes Motley as a tough point guard who plays from mid to long range; he’s getting better at reading hard and will make a couple of outside shots before in the open floor and he rebounds the ball well, too.” opposing defenses will adjust to guarding him. Point guard Matt MacDonald is a native of Cadillac, but remained in Grand Rapids during the Solid sophomores eager to contribute Arguably one of the hardest workers in the off-season to work at improving his game. “Matt has Saints’ program is A.J. Schmidt, whom Hammer has really gotten stronger, and you can see it when he observed spending every available opportunity goes to the basket — he’s much more confident with improving his strength and skills. his moves to the basket,” Hammer said, adding that, “If he’s not in our gym, he’s at the Y practicing as a reserve, MacDonald will be counted on to his shooting and making himself into a player,” provide enormous energy and spirit. “Matt’s one of Hammer said. the most positive players I’ve ever been associated Matt Weiss, a 6-7 post player, was having a great with, and we’d like that to spread and be contagious summer until a blood clot slowed his progress; in our program.” however, Hammer has high hopes that Weiss will be After a rash of nagging injuries resulted in being time, especially when the game is on the line, because he’ll also make the pressure free throws when the game is on the line.” With these three seniors in the line up, Hammer said the Saints will be very interesting to watch because “all three can score, but all three also want to play well at both ends of the court — they take pride in helping the team in all facets of the game and not being viewed as just onedimensional players.”

“I think the teams that are good enough and strong enough to do well at home and can win on the road are the ones that will be in contention for the championship in the regular season.”

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Season Outlook able to back-up Lazic in the middle. “Matt is very athletic around the rim and is very coachable, but he still has to learn how to play the game, as a post player, at the college level,” Hammer said.

A prospectus on the season In assessing his team, Hammer admits to “seeing signs of improvement in the competitive side of our program after last year’s run; not only because of finishing with the most wins in a season, but because Seven freshmen making the transition of how we’re playing now.” Hungry for their first action in a college One indicator of progress, according to Hammer, basketball contest are seven freshmen, who Hammer is the ability to consistently win on the road. “We’ve describes as: not gotten over the hump yet on beating good teams • Mitch Briggs – “very smart and a good passer; on the road; but, we’re most certainly playing at a also strong and persistent on the offensive boards.” much higher level for a longer period of time,” he • Terrell McCloud – “a good shooter who can play said. “It’s just a matter of getting one or two of those in the open court, but will need time to learn our types of wins that will springboard our team into a system.” more positive frame of mind • John Oostema – “a gifted when we leave the familiarity of athlete who can make plays our home court.” using his quickness and The toughness of this year’s dribble penetration, which schedule, Hammer cautioned, will really provide us with a will present a challenge to this lift throughout the season.” team. The Saints will travel to • Jacques Razmus – “will be three national tournaments (in red shirted this year so that he Denver, Kentucky and Ohio); can learn how to better use plus, AQ will play a preseason his body and become more game at the University of comfortable around the Detroit Mercy. In addition, basket.” there’s the traditional holiday • Jake Shockey – “a mobile tournaments, and also a new power forward who never challenge series against the takes a possession off at either MCC in Indiana. end of the court; he is a — COACH DAVE HAMMER “And that doesn’t even freshman who has an include the WHAC schedule, opportunity to get some which I feel has five very good teams at the top; and meaningful time, mainly due to Dave Baldwin even the bottom teams are much improved since I’ve being lost for this season with injuries.” been at Aquinas. • Pete Van Oosten – “a very talented ‘catch-and“Someone is going to have to win consistently on shoot’ player who needs to adjust to the speed of the road to win the championship this year,” the college game.” Hammer predicts. “I think the teams that are good • Damacious White – “much more physically enough and strong enough to do well at home and equipped to play college basketball than any can win on the road are the ones that will be in freshman I’ve had at Aquinas; very good on contention for the championship in the regular defense; a strong, quick player who anticipates season.” well, and we know his offense will keep improving

“It’s just a matter of getting one or two wins [on the road] that will springboard our team into a more positive frame of mind when we leave the familiarity of our home court.”

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Basketball Support Tom McBride

Dan Szatkowski

Student Manager

Student Manager

“My responsibilities are videotaping all games, cutting all game film, helping with team meal arrangements at away games, helping with the laundry and assisting with practice drills. I love the game of basketball, I've learned a great deal about the game, and just love studying it. I have become great friends with all of the players, and I just love being part of the program.”

“Being a student manager for the the men's basketball team has been a great opportunity for me. It has allowed me to be a part of a sport I love as well as being a part of a great team here at Aquinas. Everyone from the coaches to the players are ready for another great year and I plan to do my part as a student manager to make sure everything goes to plan.”

Where are they now? Coach Hammer noted that only one player from the 2007-08 Saints ballclub was lost to graduation, but he was a four-year letterman who had an enormous impact on the success of the program. Jeff Wierzbicki finished his degree at AQ last year and now teaches 5th grade at the William C. Abney Academy in Grand Rapids. “I always said Jeff was the best 6-2 player in this league ... strong, tough, smart, relentless,” Hammer said, adding that now it’s up to a few of the younger players to step up and accept the challenge of following the positive example set by “Wierz.” 2 0 0 8 - 0 9

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Aquinas Seniors 52 Pedja Lazic 6-6 • 235 • Forward • Senior • Kentwood Was named 2007-08 WHAC Player of the Year, and also was an AllWHAC First Team selection ... named 2008 NAIA Third Team All-American ... according to Coach Hammer, can continue to expect opponents to double-team him this year whenever he has the basketball ... averaged 14.13 points and 7.12 rebounds per game as a junior ... the son of Dragon and Maida Lazic … a business/sports management major at AQ … born July 9, 1986 in Doboj, Bosnia. 07-08 06-07 05-06 Totals

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MIN 978 487 632 2340

AVG TFG TFGA 28.8 176 312 23.2 120 208 18.6 139 219 24.1 484 812

PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF .564 0 3 .000 129 171 .754 51 191 242 7.12 92 .577 0 0 .000 63 91 .692 32 94 126 6.00 54 .635 0 0 .000 91 137 .664 67 104 171 5.00 92 .596 0 3 .000 316 439 .720 169 432 601 6.20 258

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TO BK ST PTS PPG 97 16 13 481 14.15 50 2 13 303 14.43 63 9 6 369 10.90 229 31 35 1284 13.24

10 James Telman 6-1 • 180 • Guard • Senior • Grand Rapids With only one semester of eligibility remaining, will be activated in January for the WHAC season and post-season ... a premier jump shooter and deadly free throw shooter ... Coach Hammer says he has improved his skills at both ends of the floor ... raised his scoring average to 13.21 points per game as a junior ... transferred to AQ for his sophomore season, averaging 10.5 points per game ... pursuing a degree in history at AQ ... the son of Jim Telman and Jan Telman ... born March 23, 1984. GP GS MIN 07-08 34 34 918 05-06 32 3 620 Totals 66 37 1538

AVG TFG TFGA 27.0 148 343 19.4 110 281 23.3 258 624

PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA .431 81 191 .424 72 86 .391 53 144 .368 63 78 .413 134 335 .400 135 164

PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF A TO BK ST PTS PPG .837 15 51 66 1.94 68 68 52 3 28 449 13.21 .808 9 45 54 1.70 59 30 47 2 14 336 10.50 .823 24 96 120 1.82 127 98 99 5 42 785 11.89

4 Jordan Torres 6-0 • 180 • Guard • Senior • Caledonia Earned All-WHAC Third Team recognition in 2007-08, and also made the All-WHAC Defensive Team for the second consecutive year ... during the off-season, improved his shooting range and may see some action at the shooting guard position this year ... Coach Hammer relies on him for leadership on and off the court ... as a junior, finished the season with a 2:1 assist/turnover ratio from his point guard position ... majoring in business/sports management, minoring in Spanish at AQ ... the son of Bert and Deb Torres … born April 24, 1987. 07-08 06-07 05-06 Totals

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GP GS 34 34 34 32 31 5 99 71

MIN 1045 978 385 2408

AVG TFG TFGA 30.7 85 191 28.8 84 200 12.4 20 56 24.3 189 447

PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA .445 53 122 .434 34 48 .420 53 124 .427 47 60 .357 8 19 .421 7 10 .423 114 265 .430 88 118

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Aquinas Returners 34 Dave Baldwin 6-6 • 210 • Forward • Junior • Grosse Pointe Will red shirt this season due to medical reasons ... as a sophomore, averaged 2.85 points, 2.15 rebounds, and shot 46% from the floor in 24 games ... broke into the starting line-up for 10 games as a freshman, playing in 33 games...average 3.8 points and 1.8 rebounds per game while playing 15.2 minutes per game...majoring in business administration/sports management at AQ ... the son of Wes and Margie Baldwin ... born July 19, 1988. GP GS MIN 07-08 34 0 459 06-07 33 10 510 Totals 75 10 1055

AVG TFG TFGA 13.5 40 88 15.4 50 103 14.1 95 206

PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB .455 1 5 .200 16 26 .615 20 53 73 .485 7 14 .500 20 31 .645 23 38 61 .461 8 19 .421 40 65 .615 47 102 149

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PF A TO BK ST PTS 65 19 28 4 5 97 57 24 23 3 11 127 140 50 60 9 18 238

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40 John Lierman 6-4 • 195 • Guard • Junior • Holt Earned a spot on the 2007-08 All-WHAC First Team, and was a 2008 NAIA Honorable Mention selection ... has grown and added strength during the off-season ... started every game as a sophomore, and led the team in scoring (16.1 ppg) and was second in rebounds (6.85 rpg) and assists ... tied a single-game mark with 9 made three-pointers versus U-M Dearborn on Feb. 20 ... pursuing a business and community leadership degree at AQ ... the son of John and Susan Lierman ... born July 22, 1988. GP GS MIN 07-08 34 34 963 06-07 32 15 765 Totals 66 49 1728

AVG TFG TFGA 28.3 178 382 23.9 106 220 26.2 284 602

PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA .466 82 179 .458 110 134 .482 47 115 .409 61 82 .472 129 294 .439 171 216

PCT OFF DEF REB RPG .821 60 173 233 6.85 .744 41 92 133 4.16 .792 101 265 366 5.55

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15 Jason Fox 6-5 • 195 • Forward • Redshirt Sophomore • Olivet A reliable back-up, can defend and score from several positions on the court ... an “extremely smart player” who Coach Hammer says has worked hard in the off-season to improve his physical strength ... will likely see more action at the small forward spot ... had a prolific high school varsity athletic career, winning numerous championships in basketball, including three league titles, two district and regional titles, and a state crown in 2005 ... was a captain for his prep cage squad two years ... a business/sports management major at AQ ... the son of Mike and Wendy Fox ... born May 6, 1988. GP GS MIN AVG TFG TFGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF A TO BK ST PTS 07-08 34 0 455 13.4 40 72 .556 21 45 .467 14 20 .700 16 42 58 1.71 36 20 34 2 4 115

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Aquinas Returners 2 Matt McDonald 5-9 • 170 • Guard • Junior • Cadillac A “great team leader” who Coach Hammer says is playing with more confidence ... as a freshman, played a integral role as a reserve point guard ... averaged nearly a 2:1 assist/turnover ratio ... shot 94% from the free throw stripe ... a four-year letter winner and three-year starter for his prep team, coached by his father ... two-time Class A All Stater ... 2006 George Mills Award recipient as Cadillac High’s top athlete ... a business administration/biology at AQ ... the son of Jeff and Penny McDonald ... born September 28, 1987. GP GS MIN 07-08 33 0 362 06-07 34 0 485 Totals 67 0 847

AVG TFG TFGA 11.0 15 46 14.3 27 71 12.6 42 117

PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF A TO BK ST PTS .326 7 28 .250 8 12 .667 6 21 27 0.82 39 45 42 0 7 45 .380 15 38 .395 30 32 .938 11 26 37 1.09 51 73 45 0 20 99 .359 22 66 .333 38 44 .864 17 47 64 0.96 90 118 87 0 27 144

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21 A.J. Schmidt 6-0 • 180 • Guard • Sophomore • Grand Rapids Complimented by Coach Hammer for his work ethic, will see action at the shooting guard for the Saints ... saw action as a freshman in 21 games, averaging 2.52 ppg and shot 38% from three-point range ... earned three letters in basketball as a prep, and also participated in football as a senior ... earned all conference and all area as a senior in basketball ... also won a basketball district championship his junior year ... pursuing a biology major/chemistry minor at AQ ... the son of Pat Schmidt and Beth Riley ... born May 5, 1988.

GP GS MIN AVG TFG TFGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF REB RPG PF A TO BK ST PTS 07-08 21 0 193 9.2 18 44 .409 10 28 .357 7 8 .875 6 11 17 0.81 6 13 10 2 7 53

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50 Matt Weiss 6-7 • 225 • Forward • Sophomore • Caledonia Has long arms that makes him play bigger than his listed height of 6-7 ... made impressive improvement during the off-season and looks to maintain his progress by transitioning into a back-up role this season in the post ... a powerfully-built forward who played only two seasons of high school basketball, but still earned all-conference honors ... undecided on a major at AQ ... the son of Robert and Anna Weiss ... born October 3, 1989.

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Aquinas Newcomers 3 Ty Motley 6-0 • 180 • Guard • Junior • Holt Transferred to AQ from Lansing Community College, and already has 70 college games under his belt ... played in the 2006 national junior college tournament at LCC ... according to Coach Hammer, he “plays hard and can make shots if opposing defenses don’t guard him” ... hails from a winning high school basketball program ... made the two free throws that enabled his prep squad to win the 2004-05 state championship ... also played three years of varsity football as a wide receiver/defensive back ... plans to study business management at AQ ... the son of Albert Motley and Donal Pone ... born August 15, 1987.

32 Mitch Briggs 6-5 • 215 • Forward • Freshman • Rockford A smart and skillful passer who should add immediate depth in the Saints’ front line ... a four-year letter winner in basketball at Rockford ... won three district titles, and twice named all-conference ... a business major at AQ ... son of Al and Mary Briggs ... born March 15, 1989.

11 Terrell McCloud 6-2 • 180 • Guard • Freshman • Philadelphia, PA An athletic guard with a good open court game who could develop into a solid perimeter scoring threat for the Saints ... named MVP of his prep basketball team his senior year, who also earned first team allconference honors as a junior ... a three-year letterwinner in basketball, and also played one year of varsity soccer ... is continuing to explore academic options before declaring a major at AQ ... the son of Terrell and Dawn McCloud ... born July 5, 1990.

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Aquinas Newcomers 5 John Oostema 6-1 • 175 • Guard • Freshman • Grand Rapids A gifted athlete who “makes plays” using his quickness, says Coach Hammer ... a three-year varsity stand-out performer in basketball and afootball at Grand Rapids Christian ... a two-time All City selection ... his cage squad’s leading scorer three consecutive seasons ... was a First Team All Area and Honorable Mention All Stater who won two city championships in basketball ... also was a two-time Honorable Mention All City pick in football ... will explore academic options before declaring a major at AQ ... the son of Tom and Katie Oostema ... born July 30, 1989.

33 Jacques Razmus 6-3 • 205 • Forward • Freshman • Grand Rapids A physical forward who will red shirt this season to learn the college game, says Coach Hammer ... was a two-time letterwinner in basketball at West Catholic, who also layer football and rugby ... plans to major in sustainable business at AQ ... the son of S.D. Razmus ... born March 25, 1990.

14 Jake Shockey 6-4 • 200 • Forward • Freshman • Lake Orion A mobile power forward who, according to Coach Hammer, “never takes a possession off” ... will immediately contribute at the power forward position ... earned All League honors three times and was a defensive MVP choice ... led his prep basketball squad to the Catholic League Championship and Detroit City Championship ... is pursuing a degree in business/sports management ... the son of Jere and Susan Shockey ... born August 8, 1989.

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Aquinas Newcomers 12 Pete Van Oosten 6-3 • 190 • Guard • Freshman • West Branch An exceptional “catch-and-shoot” player who Coach Hammer expects to become a perimeter threat in the Saints’ motion offense ... a fouryear letterwinner in basketball who earned First Team All State honors ... also was a BCAM First Team All Stater ... named First Team AllConference (NEMC) ... a Bay City Times Deam Team choice ... played four years of varsity golf, three years of track and competed in cross country for one season ... also excelled in the classroom, earning Academic All State and was on the Honor Roll ... plans to pursue a degree in education at AQ ... the son of Patricia and Jon Van Oosten ... born November 20, 1989.

23 Damacious White 6-0 • 195 • Guard • Freshman • Oak Park A strong, athletic guard with exceptional anticipation on defense and ability to play a physical style from the guard position ... a three-year letterwinner in basketball who also participated in football and track at Berkley ... earned numerous honors in basketball, including All State, All Metro North, All Oakland County, and Oakland Daily Tribune Player of the Year ... was the scoring champ in Oakland County, which earned him recognition from the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press as Athlete of the Week ... also excelled academically, earning a spot on the Honor Roll ... interested in international business and marketing at AQ ... the son of Dave Bishop and Briggitte White ... born November 8, 1990.

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he Physical Education Assembly Building (PEAB) was built in 1966. The Fieldhouse, as it is known around campus, houses physical education classrooms, an athletic training room, locker rooms, a 1/10 synthetic surface track, and a basketball and volleyball court. It is also home to the Aquinas Saints athletic department offices. Plans are in place for a major renovation and addition to the PEAB. A new indoor track and recreation complex will be added to the existing building, which itself will undergo a major renovation to include a convocation center, new fitness center, health center, upgraded athletic training room, locker rooms, classrooms, and physical education department and athletic department offices. For information on how you can help make this vision a reality for the students and alumni of Aquinas College, please contact the Aquinas College development office at (800) 748-0186.

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Aquinas Statistics/Results 2007-08 Final Statistics Statistics and records by Mike Dean OVERALL No. Player 2 Matt McDonald 3 Rumeal McKinney 5 A. J. Schmidt 10 James Telman 11 Jordan Torres 14 Jason Hill 15 Jason Fox 33 Bryan Snyder 34 Dave Baldwin 40 John Lierman 42 Jeff Wierzbicki 50 Matt Weiss 52 Pedja Lazic 86 Dan Perkins TEAM Aquinas Saints Opponents

Record: Overall Home Away Neutral All Games 25-9 11-1 6-7 8-1 Conference 11-3 7-0 4-3 0-0 Non-Conference 14-6 4-1 2-4 8-1

TOTAL 3-PT REBOUNDS GS MIN AVG FG FGA PCT FG FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT R/G PF A TO BLK ST PTS 0 362 11.0 15 46 .326 7 28 .250 8 12 .667 6 21 27 0.82 39 45 42 0 7 45 0 141 6.1 9 38 .237 4 18 .222 5 8 .625 3 12 15 0.65 22 15 15 2 7 27 0 193 9.2 18 44 .409 10 28 .357 7 8 .875 6 11 17 0.81 6 13 10 2 7 53 34 918 27.0 148 343 .431 81 191 .424 72 86 .837 15 51 66 1.94 68 68 52 3 28 449 34 1045 30.7 85 191 .445 53 122 .434 34 48 .708 17 74 91 2.68 64 124 69 0 34 257 0 126 5.3 16 32 .500 2 4 .500 7 13 .538 8 18 26 1.08 11 7 11 2 1 41 0 455 13.4 40 72 .556 21 45 .467 14 20 .700 16 42 58 1.71 36 20 34 2 4 115 0 240 7.5 19 47 .404 1 11 .091 20 27 .741 16 31 47 1.47 39 7 14 0 5 59 0 459 13.5 40 88 .455 1 5 .200 16 26 .615 20 53 73 2.15 65 19 28 4 5 97 34 963 28.3 178 382 .466 82 179 .458 110 134 .821 60 173 233 6.85 86 96 93 7 32 548 34 967 28.4 147 255 .576 10 41 .244 43 59 .729 71 172 243 7.15 91 61 52 8 53 347 0 25 2.0 4 10 .400 0 0 .000 1 3 .333 3 4 7 0.54 5 1 3 0 0 9 34 978 28.8 176 312 .564 0 3 .000 129 171 .754 51 191 242 7.12 92 64 97 16 13 481 0 28 5.6 1 6 .167 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1 3 4 0.80 6 1 2 0 0 2 43 70 113 9 34 6900 896 1866 .480 272 675 .403 466 615 .758 336 926 1262 37.12 630 541 531 46 196 2530 34 6900 750 1822 .412 184 603 .305 444 653 .680 260 710 970 28.53 588 335 473 80 227 2128

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WOLVERINE-HOOSIER No. Player GP 2 Matt McDonald 14 3 Rumeal McKinney 9 5 A. J. Schmidt 13 10 James Telman 14 11 Jordan Torres 14 14 Jason Hill 9 15 Jason Fox 14 33 Bryan Snyder 13 34 Dave Baldwin 14 40 John Lierman 14 42 Jeff Wierzbicki 14 50 Matt Weiss 7 52 Pedja Lazic 14 TEAM Aquinas Saints 14 Opponents 14

P/G 1.36 1.17 2.52 13.21 7.56 1.71 3.38 1.84 2.85 16.12 10.21 0.69 14.15 0.40 74.41 62.59

TOTAL 3-PT REBOUNDS GS MIN AVG FG FGA PCT FG FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT R/G PF A TO BK ST PTS P/G 0 176 12.5 8 22 .364 4 12 .333 4 6 .667 4 8 12 0.86 19 20 20 0 4 24 1.71 0 22 2.4 0 4 .000 0 1 .000 0 2 .000 1 2 3 0.33 6 4 5 2 1 0 0.00 0 145 11.2 11 33 .333 4 20 .200 7 8 .875 4 8 12 0.92 4 8 8 1 7 33 2.54 14 361 25.8 52 128 .406 27 68 .397 19 24 .792 5 26 31 2.21 30 27 21 1 13 150 10.71 14 399 28.5 37 78 .474 19 47 .404 11 15 .733 8 27 35 2.50 25 47 18 0 11 104 7.43 0 36 4.0 2 7 .286 0 0 .000 3 4 .750 3 5 8 0.89 1 1 6 0 1 7 0.78 0 203 14.5 22 37 .595 13 25 .520 6 10 .600 9 20 29 2.07 22 11 15 1 1 63 4.50 0 79 6.1 7 17 .412 0 3 .000 10 13 .769 6 9 15 1.15 14 1 7 0 2 24 1.85 0 212 15.1 19 40 .475 0 2 .000 8 12 .667 10 27 37 2.64 27 7 11 1 2 46 3.29 14 374 26.7 79 155 .510 38 75 .507 47 54 .870 15 70 85 6.07 33 40 41 3 12 243 17.36 14 405 28.9 61 109 .560 0 12 .000 17 27 .630 32 86 118 8.43 34 24 14 6 25 139 9.93 0 11 1.6 2 3 .667 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 2 2 0.29 2 1 2 0 0 4 0.57 14 379 27.1 77 137 .562 0 1 .000 56 77 .727 19 75 94 6.71 42 28 47 8 4 210 15.00 20 29 49 3 2800 377 770 .490 105 266 .395 188 252 .746 136 394 530 37.86 259 219 218 23 83 1047 74.79 2800 293 738 .397 70 245 .286 182 267 .682 102 295 397 28.36 246 120 211 36 75 838 59.86

OVERALL TEAM STATISTICS AQ OPP SCORING 2530 2128 Points per game 74.4 62.6 Scoring margin 11.8 FIELD GOALS-ATT 896-1866 750-1822 Field goal pct .480 .412 3 POINT FG-ATT 272-675 184-603 3-point FG pct .403 .305 3-pt FG made per game 8.0 5.4 FREE THROWS-ATT 466-615 444-653 Free throw pct .758 .680 REBOUNDS 1262 970 Rebounds per game 37.1 28.5 Rebounding margin 8.6 Dead ball rebounds 74 97 ASSISTS 541 335 Assists per game 15.9 9.9 TURNOVERS 531 473 Turnovers per game 15.6 13.9 Turnover margin 1.7 Assist / turnover ratio 1.0 0.7 STEALS 196 227 Steals per game 5.8 6.7 BLOCKS 46 80 Blocks per game 1.4 2.4 ATTENDANCE 4925 8154 Home games-Avg/Game 12-410 13-484 Neutral site-Avg/Game 9-205 ORE BY PERIODS 1st 2nd OT1 OT2 TOTAL uinas Saints 1228 1255 36 11 2530 ponents 976 1126 17 9 2128

WOLVERINE-HOOSIER TEAM STATISTICS AQ OPP SCORING 1047 838 Points per game 74.8 59.9 Scoring margin 14.9 FIELD GOALS-ATT 377-770 293-738 Field goal pct .490 .397 3 POINT FG-ATT 105-266 70-245 3-point FG pct .395 .286 3-pt FG made per game 7.5 5.0 FREE THROWS-ATT 188-252 182-267 Free throw pct .746 .682 REBOUNDS 530 397 Rebounds per game 37.9 28.4 Rebounding margin 9.5 Dead ball rebounds 29 34 ASSISTS 219 120 Assists per game 15.6 8.6 TURNOVERS 218 211 Turnovers per game 15.6 15.1 Turnover margin 0.5 Assist / turnover ratio 1.0 0.6 STEALS 83 75 Steals per game 5.9 5.4 BLOCKS 23 36 Blocks per game 1.6 2.6 ATTENDANCE 2775 1495 Home games-Avg/Game 7-396 7-213 SCORE BY PERIODS 1st 2nd TOTAL Aquinas Saints 544 503 1047 Opponents 386 452 838

Date 11/03/07 11/09/07 11/10/07 11/13/07 11/23/07 11/24/07 11/27/07 12/01/07 12/04/07 12/07/07 12/08/07 12/14/07 12/15/07 12/21/07 12/28/07 12/29/07 01/05/08 01/09/08 01/12/08 01/16/08 01/19/08 01/23/08 01/26/08 01/30/08 02/02/08 02/09/08 02/13/08 02/16/08 02/20/08 02/23/08 02/27/08 03/1/08 03/12/08 03/14/08

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Opponent Judson Cardinal Stritch (OT) Goshen Spring Arbor Hope (OT) Calvin (2 OT) Alma Holy Cross (Ind.) Calvin Trinity Intl Hope East-West Robert Morris-Chi. Grand Valley St. Hiram Ashland Cornerstone Madonna Concordia Davenport Indiana Tech Siena Heights Michigan-Dearborn Cornerstone Madonna Davenport Indiana Tech Siena Heights Michigan-Dearborn Concordia Michigan-Dearborn Cornerstone Dakota Bellevue

Score 69-64 84-74 65-62 65-61 78-69 90-88 72-49 90-41 78-62 79-64 59-68 77-57 65-75 63-66 92-64 62-67 70-59 52-74 68-47 84-65 90-60 58-59 83-68 66-54 75-55 84-65 74-86 83-50 97-58 63-38 64-44 79-84 91-66 61-65

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Record 1-0 2-0 3-0 4-0 5-0 6-0 7-0 8-0 9-0 10-0 10-1 11-1 11-2 11-3 12-3 12-4 13-4, 1-0 WHAC 13-5, 1-1 WHAC 14-5, 2-1 WHAC 15-5, 3-1 WHAC 16-5, 4-1 WHAC 16-6, 4-2 WHAC 17-6, 5-2 WHAC 18-6, 6-2 WHAC 19-6, 7-2 WHAC 20-6, 8-2 WHAC 20-7, 8-3 WHAC 21-7, 9-3 WHAC 22-7, 10-3 WHAC 23-7, 11-3 WHAC 24-7 24-8 25-8 25-9

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Basketball Recordbook CAREER SCORING (1000 or more points) PLAYER, YEARS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .PTS GMS AVG 1. Laray Hardy, 1982-86 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2642 116 22.78 2. Brandon Lowe, 1994-1998 . . . . . . . . 2088 121 17.26 3. Dennis Alexander, 1963-67 . . . . . . . . 2034 92 22.11 4. Jeff Jayson, 2003-2007 . . . . . . . . . . . 1919 129 14.88 5. Rick Vryhof, 1981-84 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1703 82 20.77 6. Paul Lauer, 1988-90 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1674 63 26.57 7. Joe VanRosmalen, 1982-86 . . . . . . . 1593 112 14.22 8. Paul Gnepper, 1970-74 . . . . . . . . . . . 1561 101 15.46 9. Rich Wilson, 1986-88, 90-92 . . . . . . . 1515 122 12.42 10. Cory Branch, 1983-87 . . . . . . . . . . . 1430 94 15.21 11. Gary Fewless, 1961-65 . . . . . . . . . . 1416 77 18.39 12. Ralph Coleman, 1957-60, 62-63 . . . 1389 63 22.05 13. Kris Lesley, 1988-92 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1306 126 10.37 14. Pedja Lazic, 2005-08 (active) . . . . . 1284 97 13.24

PLAYER, YEARS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .PTS GMS AVG 15. Lloyd Brown, 1950-54 . . . . . . . . . . . 1264 65 19.45 16. Brian Jacobs, 1985-89 . . . . . . . . . . . 1251 95 13.17 17. Pat Ryan, 1966-70 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1247 95 13.13 18. Tom Kuslikis, 2000-05 . . . . . . . . . . . 1240 126 9.84 19. Ross Willick, 1996-2000 . . . . . . . . . . 1233 124 9.94 20. Damien Mayo, 2004-2006 . . . . . . . . 1129 98 11.52 21. Johnny Angle, 2000-04 . . . . . . . . . . . 1114 125 8.91 22. Ed Yeo, 1987-91 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1113 126 8.83 23. Tim Davidek, 1980-83 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1100 101 10.89 24. Courtney Norman, 1998-2000 . . . . . 1090 60 18.17 25. Tim Saliers, 1990-92 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1063 63 16.61 26. Chuck Schuba, 1997-2003 . . . . . . . . 1008 110 9.16 27. Ed Scheisser, 1973-77 . . . . . . . . . . . 1004 78 12.87 28t. Mike Jackson, 1995-99 . . . . . . . . . . 1000 123 8.13 28t. Kyle Verlin, 1998-2002 . . . . . . . . . . 1000 125 7.94

TEAM RECORDS – SEASON (x – Includes forfeitures)

Highest Winning Percentage .813 (13-3, 1953-54) .767 (23-7, 1984-85) .750 (15-5, 1958-59) Lowest Winning Percentage .063 (1-15, 1945-46, 1946-47) .065x (2-29, 1986-87) Longest Winning Streak 12: 1984-85 Longest Winning Streak, Start of Season 10: 2007-08 Longest Losing Streak 21x: 1986-87 16: 1976-77 Most 100-point games scored 11: 1968-69 9: 1983-84, 1988-89 Most 100-point games allowed 13: 1988-89 11: 1989-90 10: 1987-88 Most Total Points Scored 3143: 1988-89; 1146 tfg, 178 3fg, 673 ft, 35 games 2835: 85-86; 1122 tfg, 591 ft, 31 games 2722: 99-00; 1020 tfg, 244 3fg, 438 ft, 33 games 2662: 86-87; 1011 tfg, 89 3fg, 551 ft, 31 games 2662: 84-85; 1064 tfg, 534 ft, 30 games Highest Point Average 91.45: 1985-86; 2835 pts/31 games 89.80: 1988-89; 3143 pts/35 games 88.73: 1984-85; 2662 pts/30 games 87.72: 1983-84, 2544 pts/29 games Most Total Points allowed 3314: 88-89; 1256 tfg, 150 3fg, 652 ft, 35 games 2835: 89-90; 1080 tfg, 182 3fg, 491 ft, 31 games 2718: 86-87; 1091 tfg, 92 3fg, 444 ft, 31 games 2629: 87-88; 1015 tfg, 149 3fg, 664 ft, 30 games 2616: 85-86; 1131 tfg, 354 ft, 31 games Highest Point Average Allowed 94.69: 1988-89; 3314 pts/35 games 93.91: 1964-65; 2066 pts/22 games

Most Games played 35: 1988-89 34: 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08 33: 1991-92, 99-00, 2004-05 32: 1995-96, 1997-98x, 2002-03 31: 9 times. Recent: 03-04 Most Wins 25: 2007-08 23: 1984-85, 1999-2000 22: 2005-06, 2006-07 21x: 1997-98 20: 1985-86, 2004-05 Fewest Wins 1: 1946-47, 1947-48 2x: 1986-87 3: 1948-49, 1956-57, 1961-62 4: 1954-55, 1976-77 Most Losses 29x: 1986-87 23: 1989-90 21: 1987-88, 00-01, 01-02 20: 1976-77, 88-89, 93-94 19: 1977-78 Fewest Losses 3: 1953-54 5: 1958-59, 1959-60 6: 1962-63 7: 1984-85 9: four times. Most recent: 2007-08 Most Road Wins 14: 1984-85, 1999-2000 11: 1985-86 10: 1983-84, 1988-89, 2006-07 Most Home Wins 13: 1997-98 12: 1980-81, 2005-06, 2006-07 11: 2002-03, 2004-05, 2007-08 10: 1995-96

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Basketball Recordbook Fewest Total Points Scored 575: 1946-47, 16 games Lowest Point Average 35.94: 1946-47; 575 pts/16 games Fewest Total Points Allowed 876: 1953-54, 16 games Lowest Point Average Allowed 54.78: 1953-54; 876 pts/16 games Most Total Points, Both Teams 6457: 1988-89; AQ 3143, Opp 3314 5451: 1985-86; AQ 2835, Opp 2816 5405: 1989-90; AQ 2572, Opp 2835 5380: 1986-87; AQ 2662, Opp 2718 5182: 1999-00; AQ 2722, Opp 2460 Fewest Total Points, Both Teams 1522: 1947-48; AQ 622, Opp 900 Most Rebounds 1391: 1988-89; 35 games, 39.74 rpg 1355: 1985-86; 31 games, 43.71 rpg 1332: 1967-68; 25 games, 53.28 rpg Most Rebounds, Both Teams 2809: 88-89; AQ 1391, Opp 1419, 35g 2628: 99-00; AQ 1286, Opp 1342, 33g 2588: 67-68; AQ 1332, Opp 1256, 25g (Avg: AQ 53.28, Opp 50.24; tot 103.52) 2541: 89-90: AQ 1273, Opp 1268, 31g TEAM RECORDS – GAME Most Points 133: vs. Mich.-Dbrn, 2/7/86 vs. Det. Col. Bus, 2/3/71 [2 OT] 130: vs. Nazareth, 2/23/85 129: vs. Sault (Ont.), 12/11/92 Most Points, Both Teams 259: AQ 133, Det. Col. Bus. 126, 2/3/71 [2 OT] Most Points Allowed 127: Northern Michigan, 1/29/65 Fewest Points Scored 17: vs. Calvin (66), 11/25/46 Fewest Points, Both Teams 70: AQ 20 vs. Ferris St. 50, 1946-47 AQ 34 vs. Ferris St. 36, 1947-48 Fewest Points Allowed 31: Cleary, 1957-58 Fewest Pts. Scored in Victory 41: vs. St. Mary's Orch. Lk. (35), 1/10/46 vs. John Wesley College (39), 12/18/77 Most Points Scored in Defeat 107: vs. Northern Michigan (127), 1/29/65 Greatest Margin of Victory 70: AQ 130, Nazareth 60, 2/23/85 63: AQ 129, Sault 66, 12/11/92 Greatest Margin of Defeat 65: AQ 40, U.Detroit 105, 11/30/68

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS – CAREER Most Points – see Career Scoring, Page 22 Most Games Played 133 Jeff Wierzbicki, 2005-08 129 Jeff Jayson, 2004-07 126 Kris Lesley, 1988-92 Ed Yeo, 1987-91 Tim Critchlow, 1987-91 Kyle Verlin, 1998-2002 Tom Kuslikis, 2000-05 125 Johnny Angle, 2000-04 124 Ross Willick, 1996-2000 123 Derek Donnelly, 1992-96 Mike Jackson, 1995-99 122 Rich Wilson, 1986-88, 90-92 121 Brandon Lowe, 1994-98 120 Corey McNeal, 1993-97 Highest Career Scoring Average 26.57 Paul Lauer, 88-90 (1674 pts/63 games) 22.78 Laray Hardy, 82-86 (2642/116) 22.11 Dennis Alexander, 63-67 (2034/92) Most Rebounds 1092 Pat Ryan, 66-70 (95 g, 11.49 rpg) 835 Joe VanRosmalen, 82-86 (112, 7.46) 831 Cory Branch, 83-87 (94, 8.84) 808 Mike Jackson, 95-99 (123, 6.56) 767 Jim Richards, 1994-98 747 Kris Lesley, 88-92 (126g, 5.93) 713 Tim Davidek, 80-83 (101, 7.06) INDIVIDUAL RECORDS – SEASON Most Points (Min. 600) 917 Paul Lauer, 88-89 (32 gms, 318 tfg, 136 3fg, 145 ft) 882 Laray Hardy, 84-85 (30 gms, 342 tfg, 198 ft) 856 Laray Hardy, 85-86 (31 gms, 334 tfg, 188 ft) 752 Paul Lauer, 89-90 (31 gms, 251 tfg, 91 3fg, 164 ft) 714 Rick Vryhof, 83-84 (29 gms, 275 tfg, 164 ft) 698 Brandon Lowe, 95-96 (244 tfg, 86 3fg, 124 ft) 632 Dennis Alexander, 65-66 (24 gms, 253 fg, 126 ft) 602 Rich Wilson, 91-92 (206 tfg, 65 3fg, 125 ft) 601 Courtney Norman, 99-00 (250 tfg, 1 3fg, 99 ft) Most Rebounds (min. 300) 398 Pat Ryan, 68-69 (23 gms, 17.30 avg) 363 Charles Mathews, 71-72 (26 gms, 13.96 avg) 356 Pat Ryan, 69-70 (25 gms, 14.24 avg) 319 Dennis Alexander, 64-65 (22 g, 14.50 avg) Most Field Goals Made 342 Laray Hardy, 84-85 334 Laray Hardy, 85-86 318 Paul Lauer, 88-89 275 Rick Vryhof, 83-84 253 Dennis Alexander, 65-66 Most Field Goals Attempted 724 Paul Lauer, 88-89 656 Laray Hardy, 85-86 612 Paul Lauer, 89-90 601 Laray Hardy, 84-85 592 Dennis Alexander, 65-66

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Basketball Recordbook Most Free Throws Made 198 Laray Hardy, 84-85 188 Laray Hardy, 85-86 164 Rick Vryhof, 83-84 Paul Lauer, 89-90 156 Greg Moody, 86-87 Most Free Throws Attempted 232 Laray Hardy, 84-85 210 Laray Hardy, 85-86 197 Rick Vryhof, 83-84 192 Greg Moody, 86-87 191 Paul Lauer, 89-90 Highest Points/Game Avg. 29.40 Laray Hardy, 84-85 (882 pts/30g) 28.66 Paul Lauer, 88-89 (917 pts/32g) 27.61 Laray Hardy, 85-86 (856 pts/31g) 26.33 D.Alexander, 65-66 (632 pts/24g) 24.62 Rick Vryhof, 83-84 (714 pts/29g) Highest Field Goal Pct. (min 5 made/game) .594 Courtney Norman, 99-00 (250-421) .569 Laray Hardy, 84-85 (343 of 601) .567 Courtney Norman, 98-99 (200-353) .557 Rick Vryhof, 83-84 (275 of 494) .550 Joe VanRosmalen, 83-84 (181 of 329) Most Assists 644 Mike Blicher, 2003-06 360 Troy Wilbon, 95-97 5.9 Highest Free Throw Pct. (min. 2.5 made/game) .895 Laray Hardy, 85-86 (188 of 210) .871 Greg Moody, 85-86 (88 of 101) .859 Paul Lauer, 89-90 (164 of 191) .853 Laray Hardy, 84-85 (198 of 232) .839 Brandon Lowe, 97-98 (120 of 143) Most 3-point FG Attempted 333 Paul Lauer, 88-89 242 Jeff Jayson, 05-06 237 Paul Lauer, 89-90 237 Ross Willick, 99-00 231 Jeff Jayson, 04-05 224 Jeff Jayson, 03-04 Most 3-point FG Made 136 Paul Lauer, 88-89 93 Jeff Jayson, 04-05 91 Paul Lauer, 89-90 86 Brandon Lowe, 95-96 86 Jeff Jayson, 05-06 85 Ross Willick, 99-00 80 Jeff Jayson, 03-04 Highest 3-point FG Percentage (1.5 made/game) .479 Joe Crittendon, 95-96 (78 of 163) .460 Jeff Boudrie, 92-93 (63 of 137) .458 John Lierman, 07-08 (82 of 179) .456 Tim Saliers, 90-91 (57 of 125) .444 Kyle Verlin, 01-02 (71 of 160) Most Assists 198 Tim Wasilk, 99-00 187 Troy Wilbon, 95-96 176 Mike Blicher, 04-05 173 Troy Wilbon, 96-97 162 Laray Hardy, 85-86 156 Craig Abraham, 92-93

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Most Steals (since 80-81) 94 Tim Wasilk, 99-00 74 Ross Willick, 99-00 70 Brandon Lowe, 95-96 69 Troy Wilbon, 95-96 67 Rich Wilson, 91-92 Most Turnovers (since 80-81) 131 Paul Lauer, 88-89 109 Paul Lauer, 89-90 108 Tim Wasilk, 99-00 95 Tim Saliers, 91-92; Troy Wilbon, 95-96 NaShune Hickman, 98-99 Most Blocked Shots (since 84-85) 68 Kevin Murphy, 03-04 63 Courtney Norman, 99-00 53 Steve VanVliet, 93-94 52 Cory Branch, 85-86 44 Courtney Norman, 98-99 41 Steve VanVliet, 91-92 INDIVIDUAL RECORDS – GAME Most Points (%-WHAC tournament) 72 Lloyd Brown vs. Cleary, 2/8/53 55 Paul Lauer vs. GRSBM, 1/21/89 48 Laray Hardy vs. Mich.-Dbrn, 2/9/85 P. Lauer vs. Knox IL, 12/1/89 44 L. Hardy vs. Albion, 12/11/85 Troy Wilcox vs. Siena Hts., 3/5/94% 42 Tim Saliers vs. Mich.-Dbrn., 2/26/92 P. Lauer vs. Siena Hts., 3/8/89 P. Lauer vs. Oakland MI, 12/21/88 Dennis Spaulding vs. Illinois Benedictine, 1/75 Dave Page vs. Hillsdale, 2/26/69 Gary Fewless vs. Chicago Teachers College, 1/9/65 41 P. Lauer vs. Nazareth, 11/25/89 40 Dennis Alexander vs. Marian, 2/20/66 Ralph Coleman, 1958 Most Rebounds 32 Ralph Coleman vs. Calvin, 1960 30 Pat Ryan vs. Lk. Superior, 2/22/69 26 Tom Steiner vs. St. Francis, 2/7/65 24 Dennis Patterson vs. Calvin, 1/25/68 Patterson vs. Pur.-Calumet, 1/9/68 23 T.Steiner vs. Spring Arbor, 1/21/65 D.Alexander vs. St. Francis, 2/7/65 22 T.Steiner vs. Alma, 2/7/66 Miscellaneous Best Field Goal Pct.: .850 Laray Hardy vs. Alma 12/1/84 (17 of 20 FG) Most Field Goals Made: 22 Paul Lauer vs. GRSBM, 1/21/89 (35 FGA) Most Free Throws Made: 19 Paul Lauer vs. Nazareth 11/25/89 (19 FTA) Most 3-point Field Goals Made: 9 Paul Lauer, 3 times (vs. Mich. Tech., 12/10/88, 14 FGA; vs. GRSBM, 1/21/89, 18 FGA; vs. Madonna, 2/9/89, 12 FGA) John Lierman vs. Mich.-Dearborn, 2/20/08 Most Assists: 15 Laray Hardy vs. Mich.-Dearborn, 2/7/86 Consecutive Free Throws: 35 L. Hardy 1984-85; 31 P. Lauer 1/26-2/14/90; 30 L. Hardy 1985-86 Fewest Turnovers, Game: 4 vs. GR Baptist, 1/19/94 Most 3-point FG Made, Team: 20 vs. M-Dearborn, 2/20/08


Basketball Recordbook AQUINAS IN THE NAIA DISTRICT 23 TOURNAMENT YEAR AQ Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .OPP 1965-66: 61 at Northern Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 1967-68: 68 at Eastern Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117 1969-70: 67 at Eastern Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106 1982-83: 72 at Saginaw Val. St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 1983-84: 76 at Saginaw Val. St. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 84 at Hillsdale (championship game) . . . . . .112 1984-85: 83 Hillsdale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 1985-86: 88 Hillsdale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 1988-89: 102 at St. Mary's-OL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 93 at SVSU (OT) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 95 at Siena Heights (championship game) . .102 1990-91: 79 Siena Heights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 1991-92: 81 Michigan-Dearborn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 83 at Siena Heights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 1992-93: 84 GR Baptist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 82 at Spring Arbor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 16 games, 5 wins, 11 losses, 2 district runner-up finishes WOLVERINE-HOOSIER TOURNAMENT 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98: 1998-99: 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06

2006-07

2007-08:

89 82 68 87 81 66 85 68 59 82 77 85 84 74 65 86 73 80 71 76 80 93 65 65 52 80 80 72 54 64 79 91 61

Concordia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 at Siena Hts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 at Cornerstone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Concordia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 at Cornerstone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 at Cornerstone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 Spring Arbor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 at Tri-State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 at Siena Heights-* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 at Indiana Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 at Cornerstone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Indiana Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 at Siena Heights . . . . . . . . . . . . . .113 at Cornerstone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86 at Indiana Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85 Madonna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75 at Siena Heights . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105 Spring Arbor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76 at Siena Heights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85 Madonna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69 at Cornerstone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87 Davenport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Concordia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Cornerstone* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72 Taylor## . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Davenport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 Condordia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 at Cornerstone* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62 vs. Indiana Wesleyan## . . . . . . . . .80 Michigan-Dearborn . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Cornerstone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84 vs. Dakota Wesleyan## . . . . . . . . .66 vs. Bellevue (Neb.) . . . . . . . . . . . .65

*--championship game ##--NAIA Division II Tournament 29 games, 15 wins, 14 losses, 1 tournament championship 2 tournament runner-up finishes

CAREER COACHING RECORDS COACH YR GP W L Charles Brogger 1 16 1 15 Joel F. Nagle 3 51 11 40 Joseph Baker 7 123 45 78 Ray Null 6 109 62 47 Ralph Goldstein 1 21 10 11 Richard Dornbos 4 96 51 45 William Braunbeck 1 23 12 11 Phillip Kahler 5 128 77 51 Bob McGriff 1 24 10 14 Larry Wilson 2 49 10 39 Terry Bocian 6 156 76 80 Larry Randall 7 217 96 121 Rick Albro 13 406 199 207 Dave Hammer 5 166 107 59

% .063 .216 .366 .569 .476 .531 .522 .602 .417 .204 .487 .442 .490 .645

RANKING YR G W % t11 14 14 14 t8 9 10 12 t2 4 8 11 t4 5 5 3 t11 13 t11 8 7 8 7 4 t11 12 9 5 t6 6 3 2 t11 11 t11 10 t9 10 t11 13 t4 3 4 7 t2 2 2 9 1 1 1 6 t6 3 2 1

YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS YEAR 1946-47 1947-48 1948-49 1949-50 1950-51 1951-52 1952-53 1953-54 1954-55 1955-56 1956-57 1957-58 1958-59 1959-60 1960-61 1961-62 1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1965-66 1966-67 1967-68 1968-69 1969-70 1970-71 1971-72 1972-73 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92

GP 16 16 16 19 19 16 16 16 17 20 19 20 20 15 19 17 18 21 22 24 25 25 23 25 25 26 26 26 25 24 24 25 26 26 26 27 26 29 30 31 31 30 35 31 31 33

2 0 0 8 - 0 9

W 1 1 3 7 7 7 6 13 4 5 3 9 15 10 13 3 12 10 10 11 14 16 12 16 15 17 16 13 9 10 4 6 11 13 15 14 14 19 23 20 2 9 15 8 13 18

L 15 15 13 12 12 9 10 3 13 15 16 11 5 5 6 14 6 11 12 13 11 9 11 9 10 9 10 13 16 14 20 19 15 13 11 13 12 10 7 11 29 21 20 23 18 15

PCT .063 .063 .188 .368 .368 .438 .375 .813 .235 .250 .158 .450 .750 .667 .684 .176 .667 .476 .455 .458 .560 .640 .522 .640 .600 .654 .615 .500 .360 .417 .167 .240 .423 .500 .577 .519 .538 .655 .767 .645 .065 .300 .429 .258 .419 .545

A Q U I N A S

COACH Charles Brogger Joel F. Nagle Joseph Baker

Ray Null

Null/Lloyd Bishop Null Ralph Goldstein Richard Dornbos

William Braunbeck Phillip Kahler

Terry Bocian Bob McGriff Larry Wilson Terry Bocian

Larry Randall (includes 12 forfeitures)

Rick Albro B A S K E T B A L L

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Basketball Recordbook WOLVERINE-HOOSIER YEAR GP W L 1992-93 31 16 15 1993-94 30 10 20 1994-95 30 12 18 1995-96 32 17 15 1996-97 29 17 12 1997-98 32 21 11 1998-99 31 14 17 1999-00 33 23 10 2000-01 31 10 21

PCT .516 .333 .400 .531 .586 .656 .452 .697 .323

W L 7 3 4 6 3 7 5 5 5 5 7 5 5 9 10 4 4 10

PCT. .700 .400 .300 .500 .500 .583 .357 .714 .286

FIN t1st 4th t4th 4th 4th 4th 5th t1st 7th

YEAR 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08

GP 31 32 31 33 34 34 34

W 10 18 18 20 22 22 25

L 21 14 13 13 12 12 9

PCT .323 .563 .581 .606 .647 .647 .735

W L 4 10 7 7 6 6 7 5 12 2 11 3 11 3

PCT. .386 .500 .500 .583 .857 .786 .786

(14 coaches) 62 YRS. 1585 767 818 .484

108 90

.545

FIN t6th 4th 4th 4th 1st 2nd 1st

2008-09 Saints

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