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P R E S I D E N T ’ S

W E L C O M E

Welcome to Urbana University. Our great institution dates back to 1850. From the outset, we have offered a values-based, liberal arts education in a rural, safe, intimate, and inspiring environment. We prepare our students for a life of service, citizenship, and learning. Intercollegiate athletics has been an optional component of the learning experience at Urbana University since 1870. The entire Urbana University community, including our student-athletes, values your involvement in Blue Knight athletics - as fans, supporters, and friends. We hope that you will enjoy the 2011-2012 athletic season and stay enthusiastically involved.

Dr. Stephen B. Jones

TABLE OF CONTENTS

QUICK FACTS

Home Court Information Name ...... Warren G. Grimes Center Gym Capacity ................................................... 2,500 Basktball History First Year of Basketball ................. 1965-66 All-time record (%) .............. 596-741 (.446) Conf. Champs (Last) .................. 2 (1971-72) Conf. Tourn. Champs (Last) ..... 3 (1996-97) National Tourn. App. (Last) ...... 3 (1996-97) Last Postseason Opp. .... Black Hills St. (ND) Result .................... L, 79-93, NAIA Sweet 16

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Men’s Basketball Media Guide 3-4 ....................... 2011-12 Season Outlook 5-6 ......................................... Coaching Staff 7 ................. 2011-12 Team Photo & Roster 10-18 ................... Blue Knight Player Pages 20 ........................... 2010-11 Team Statistics 21 ............. 2010-11 Award Winners 22 .................................................. 2012 HOF 23 ........................ Blue Knights Record Book 24 ................................. 2011-12 Opponents Urbana University Pages 25 ....................... Athletic Department Staff 27-29 . The Urbana University Experience 32 ...... 2011-12 Men’s Basketball Schedule

The 2011-12 Blue Knight Men’s Basketball Media Guide was designed and written by Assistant Athletic Director of Media Relations Chris Anders, with assistance from interns Steven Dudley and Trey White. The cover design features seniors Dyrell Dolson, Stefon Perry, Sharif Muhammad Jr., Nate Wigal, Rob Matthews & Marcus Pearl. Photography courtesy of Mark Riedinger of Scioto Photo (SciotoPhoto.PhotoReflect.com) and the Sports Information Department. Additional assistance provided by Head Coach Jeff Porter and Assistant Coach Tom Amlin.

UU AMONGST 6 SCHOOLS FORMING NEW NCAA D-II CONFERENCE

CEDARVILLE, Ohio (Oct. 17, 2011) - Presidents of the newly formed athletic conference, featuring six NCAA Division II colleges and universities from Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio, have announced the conference will be named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC).

The six member institutions include: Cedarville University (Cedarville, Ohio); Central State University (Wilberforce, Ohio); Kentucky Wesleyan College (Owensboro, Kentucky); Trevecca Nazarene University (Nashville, Tennessee); Urbana University (Urbana, Ohio); and Ursuline College (Pepper Pike, Ohio). The new conference will begin competition in the fall of 2013, pending approval from the NCAA. The G-MAC would become the NCAA's 24th Division II conference. Currently Kentucky Wesleyan holds membership in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Urbana and Central State are associate members in the GLVC for football only, and the other three Ohio schools currently compete as Division II independents. The Presidents issued a joint statement saying, "The Great Midwest Athletic Conference reflects the membership of similar institutions with parallel academic and athletic philosophies and resources. The geographical reference in the Conference's name represents the connection to NCAA Division II's Midwest region." The league administrators have been working diligently to create the structure needed to form a conference that will be desirable to other Midwest regional colleges and universities with similar philosophies. Expansion beyond the original six will be a priority moving forward. The CEO's added, "We believe the G-MAC will become the model NCAA Division II conference with our principal focus on the student-athlete experience - including academic success, social development, athletic performance, and character development."

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URBANA QUICK FACTS

City/Zip ..................... Urbana, Ohio/43078 Founded ..................................................... 1850 Enrollment .................................................. 1,505 Nickname ...................................... Blue Knights School Colors .......... Royal Blue and White Affiliation .............................. NCAA Division II Conference ................................. Independent President ..................... Dr. Stephen B. Jones Athletic Director .......................... Doug Young SWA ............................................. Nicole Pluger Faculty Athletic Rep. ................ Dr. Jim Judge Athletic Dept. Phone ......... (937) 484-1308 Website ............................. sports.urbana.edu

Media Relations Asst. A.D. of Media Relations ...Chris Anders Office Phone ....................... (937) 484-1290 e-mail ......................... canders@urbana.edu Fax .......................................... (937) 484-1389 Mailing Address .............. 579 College Way .......................................... Urbana, OH 43078 Team Information 2010-11 Overall Record ........................ 9-17 Starters returning/lost ............................. 3/2 Letterwinners returning/lost ................... 6/5 Coaching Staff Head Coach .................................. Jeff Porter Alma Mater ............................. Geneva, 2001 Record at school (Season) ...... 29-51 (4th) Career record (Season) ........... 87-81 (7th) Assistant Coach .............................. Tom Amlin Year as Assistant ........................................ 2nd Head Athletic Trainer ........... Jassen Dobyns Asst. Athletic Trainer ............... Jennifer Frey 2010-11 Schedule/Results Overall Record: 9-17 Nov. 12 @ Pfeiffer University L, 92-100 Nov. 13 @ Catawba College L, 83-101 Nov. 15 @ Cleveland St. University L, 49-83 Nov. 20 @ University of Indianapolis W, 88-77 Nov. 23 vs. Kent State University L, 71-94 Nov. 26 @ #16 Kentucky Wesleyan L, 69-95 Nov. 27 vs. Drury University L, 72-96 Dec. 2 MERCYHURST COLLEGE L, 71-75 Dec. 4 GANNON UNIVERSITY W, 79-70 Dec. 11 vs. Edinboro University L, 62-69 Dec. 12 @ #7 Indiana Univ.-Pennsylvania L, 63-87 Dec. 15 @ Mercyhurst College L, 71-88 Dec. 18 @ Gannon University L, 68-70 Dec. 19 @ Edinboro University L, 82-90 Jan. 6 LAKE ERIE COLLEGE W, 82-78 OT Jan. 8 ASHLAND UNIVERSITY L, 68-84 Jan. 12 OHIO DOMINICAN UNIV. L, 73-80 Jan. 22 @ Salem International University W, 79-77 Jan. 26 @ Central State University L, 105-109 OT Feb. 3 @ Northwood University (Mich.) L, 63-86 Feb. 7 NORTHWESTERN OHIO L, 71-86 Feb. 9 CENTRAL STATE UNIVERSITY W, 92-87 Feb. 12 SAGINAW VALLEY STATE W, 71-58 Feb. 16 @ Ohio Dominican University W, 76-70 Feb. 19 SALEM INTERNATIONAL W, 106-94 Feb. 23 LOURDES COLLEGE W, 88-82 HOME GAMES IN BOLD, ALL CAPS


URBANA UNIVERSITY EXPECTS

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Last year's 9-win season fell short of expectations for a program on the rise in Division II A season ago, the Urbana University men's basketball program was riding high. The Blue Knights were coming off the program's first winning season in 13 years, and Urbana was eligible for the NCAA Division II post-season tournament for the first time in school history. Third-year Head Coach Jeff Porter went for broke and put together the toughest schedule in program history. Porter hoped to land a few key upsets early, earning respect and crucial regional points on the way to a surprising post-season berth, but his ambitious plan fell apart early.

player, was named the team's most improved player by the coaching staff last spring. Dolson led the Blue Knights in shooting, knocking down 56.4% of his attempts from the floor. Dolson showed flashes of brilliance in the paint, including a 27-point, 13-rebound performance against Central State University, a team coming off a post-season berth as a Midwest region independent. Senior power forward Rob Matthews (Delaware, Ohio/Hayes HS) also returns to patrol the paint for his fourth year under Porter. The 6-5, 230 pound Matthews started 4 games for the Blue Knights last winter, and he already has 70 games of experience at Urbana under his belt.

The team was loaded with experienced veterans, but they lacked experience playing together. Four of the top six scorers were new to the program last season. Five of the six were talented transfers who spent the majority of their careers at other institutions. It took time for the team to build chemistry and consistency, and just as the team began to gel, the season came to a close. Senior shooters Stefon Perry (Paducah, KY) and Nate Wigal (Zanesville, Ohio/Sheridan HS) will be counted on once again Urbana ended their year on a 5-game winning streak, entering to provide points in a hurry from the perimeter. Perry, a 6-5 the off-season with renewed optimism and six seniors and a wing, made 7 starts in his rookie campaign with Urbana after junior who all had at least a year of experience on the same transferring from Lake Land Community College. He showed court together. Chemistry will be the least of the Blue Knights' range out to 30-feet and an athleticism that the Blue Knights worries because the team's backcourt and primary ball hope to tap into more frequently this season. Another senior handlers, fourth-year senior Marcus Pearl (Cleveland, Ohio/ wing, Sharif Muhammad Jr. (Brooklyn, NY), is Urbana's top Maple Heights HS) and starting junior Ramel Mitchell (Akron, returning scorer. Muhammad earned D-II All-Independent Ohio/Firestone HS), have had a full year to operate a balanced honors after reaching averages of 11 points and 7 rebounds attack. Pearl is a 5-foot-7 dynamo with 80 games and 30 on 45% shooting from the field. In a pre-season exhibition starts of experience creating instant offense. He led the team game against D-I Eastern Kentucky University, Muhammad in assists a year ago, and he averages 7 points per game scored a game-high 14 points as Urbana nearly pulled off over his three-year career as a Blue Knight. Mitchell was one the upset. The 6-5 forward will once again be counted on to of the newcomers at the start of last year, but as the season carry a fair portion of the scoring load on his broad shoulders, progressed, he established himself as permanent fixture in especially with the loss of the team's top two scorers. Urbana's crunch-time lineup. He shot better than 40% from behind the arc, leading the team in three-pointers. Fifteen Coach Porter spent the off-season recruiting to help fill the times, Mitchell reached double figures scoring, including an remaining gaps in the lineup. Seven transfers and a true 18-point game in a comeback win over Ohio Dominican where freshman will help round out what should be one of the deepest the six-footer poured in 11 points and had 3 steals over a 4- lineups fielded during the Coach Porter era. Transfers with minute span late in the second half. significant size include Branden Woods (Shaker Heights, Ohio/ Benedictine HS), Christian Moore (Louisville, KY), Tigana Cain In addition to the returning backcourt, Urbana also returns (Chicago, IL), Dusan Komljenovic (Banja Luka, Bosnia), and size in the post and accurate shooters on the perimeter. Senior Rendijs Gzibovskis (Riga, Latvia). Together, the forwards Dyrell Dolson (Niagara Falls, NY), a 6-5, 240 pound post

SEASON OUTLOOK

The team opened the season with seven straight road games, including two against D-I opponents Kent State and Cleveland State, and three more against tournament teams from Urbana's Midwest region. The Blue Knights started 1-7. The team's lone win came on the road against an Indianapolis squad that knocked off D-I Tennessee in the pre-season, but the respect and regional points slipped away with each additional loss.

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average 6-5, 230 pounds, and each brings a unique set of skills. Moore, Cain and Gzibovskis are big-bodied bangers in the paint, while Komljenovic and Woods possess more of a perimeter game.

SEASON OUTLOOK

Providing depth at guard are sophomore transfers Josh Brown (Millington, TN) and Danny Goins. Brown is a talented ball handler and shooter from Indiana Tech. Goins transferred to Urbana from Grace College before last season, but he sat out the season as a redshirt. He is the nephew of Urbana AllAmericans Wade and Wyatt Goins. The Goins' brothers were inducted into the UU Hall of Fame in 2002. Danny's connections to the Blue Knights don't stop there. He also played high school ball for 2009 UU Hall of Fame inductee Donnie Gillespie at Winton Woods High School in Cincinnati. Gillespie was named an NAIA All-American in 1997, the last year Urbana earned a post-season berth. Casey Baker figures to be the only true freshman to log significant minutes this season for the Blue Knights. The 6-4 guard/forward comes to Urbana after scoring over 2,000 career points at Conneaut Valley High School in Conneautville, Pennsylvania. Coach Porter and the Blue Knights hope to begin this season the way they finished last year. Urbana already delivered a scare in the exhibition season at D-I EKU. Urbana eventually fell 70-59, but the Blue Knights trailed by just five points with less than three minutes to play. Porter's squad will get another shot at a D-I opponent in the regular season finale when the Blue Knights travel to Chicago State University on February 25th. The team opens its regular season on Saturday, November 12th at Mercyhurst College. The home opener comes two days later on Monday, November 14th against Edinboro University. Urbana finished 0-4 in four tightly contested games with those same opponents last season, so any improvements made this past off-season could pay immediate dividends. In addition to those match-ups, Coach Porter and the Blue Knights are also looking forward to competing in their first post-season tournament since 2006. Six NCAA D-II independent Ohio institutions, including Urbana, Notre Dame, Cedarville, Central State, Walsh and Malone, have entered a scheduling agreement to play each other in the regular season. Then, following the regular season, the six teams will be seeded for a post-season tournament. The regular season champion will host the semi-finals and finals on March 2-3. A win in this tough tournament could be just the thing to push Urbana's regional ranking high enough to attain the program's first invitation to the NCAA D-II Championships in late March.

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HEAD COACH JEFF PORTER Jeff Porter was named the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Urbana University on March 21, 2008, one month after the Blue Knights' wrapped up their final season as a member of the NAIA. Porter immediately took the reigns of a program in the process of transitioning to NCAA Division II. Over the threeyear transition, Porter guided the Blue Knights to 29 wins, including five straight to wrap up the squad's first season as a full-fledged NCAA D-II program. On the day he was introduced as the new head coach, Porter announced, "I feel like Urbana is a good fit for me. In this basketball program, I can make a positive contribution toward developing the lives of Urbana's student-athletes for many years to come." "I really like the direction Urbana is taking; going to NCAA D-II is a big step for this program," Porter added.

Prior to coming to Urbana, Porter served as the Head Men's Basketball Coach at Mercyhurst North East. a two-year junior college in North East, Pennsylvania. Porter led the Saints to a 19-9 record in his first year as the head coach. His Saints, comprised of just two returning players, finished second in the Western New York Athletic Conference. That squad proved to be the highest scoring team in school history as it averaged 90.5 points per game. The Saints were rewarded with a second seed and first round bye in the NJCAA Region III Division II Tournament. Porter led the Saints to the championship game where they fell to Monroe.

COACH PORTER

Porter made great strides in his first season at the helm of the program. The Blue Knights improved their overall win total, despite playing a tougher D-II schedule that featured just 6 home games and 21 contest away from the Warren G. Grimes Center. The team improved as the season progressed, winning four out of five games to open up play after the holiday break in 2009. The team's late-season success carried over to Porter's second year. Urbana opened the 2009-10 season winning seven of their first nine contests, including a pair of wins over nationally ranked opponents. The Blue Knights finished 14-13, posting the program's first winning season in 13 years. The 8-win turnaround was the second largest single year turnaround in the program's 45-year history.

In three seasons at Mercyhurst North East, Porter posted a 58-30 record, twice taking the Saints to the NJCAA Region III Finals. Porter was also an adjunct professor for the sports management department at MNE. Before taking over as head coach of the Saints, Porter spent two seasons as an assistant coach at MNE. He also served as the head cross country coach. In 2003-04, MNE won its first ever men's basketball WNYAC championship and finished the season 23-6. In 2004-05, the Saints finished with an overall record of 21-8. Prior to his stint at MNE, Porter served as an assistant coach at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania during the 2002-03 season. He has also worked various summer camps in the state of Pennsylvania. The Kittanning, PA native graduated from Geneva College in 2001 with a degree in Psychology. While at Geneva, he played for the Golden Tornadoes and was part of a squad that played in the championship game of the NCCAA national tournament. In 2003, Porter earned his Master's Degree in Sports Studies/Management at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Jeff is the son of Mark and Christine Porter of Worthington, Pennsylvania. He resides in Urbana with his wife, Stephanie. 5


VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT TOM AMLIN Tom Amlin joined the Blue Knight Coaching Staff prior to the 2010-11 season as a volunteer assistant. Amlin previously coached for four seasons at Circleville Bible College, now Ohio Christian University, in Circleville, Ohio. During the 199394 season, Amlin led CBC to a third place showing in the NCCAA national tournament. The former Urbana University student and current Urbana resident presently presides as the Senior Pastor at the Church of Christ in Christian Union in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

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URBANA, Ohio (April 27, 2011) - The Urbana University men's basketball team spent a day volunteering their services at the Urbana Caring Kitchen on Tuesday. As a part of the team's community service project, members of the team and coaching staff helped pack backpacks full of goodies for 215 local children. The Blue Knights also spent time helping load and re-stock the back storage room, as well as prepare meals for more than 50 people on Tuesday. Some of the participating team members are pictured below enjoying their time at the Caring Kitchen.

COACHING STAFF

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URBANA, Ohio (July 21, 2011) - The Urbana University men's basketball team recently donated a care package to the Army's 329th Medical Company, which is currently stationed in Kuwait. Members of the team put together a package containing toiletries, food, books, and activities such as sudoku puzzles for the troops to enjoy during their service overseas. "The care package was designed to show our support for the troops," explained Head Men's Basketball Coach Jeff Porter. "We wish we could do more to help them out as they fight for our country, but in the meantime, we wanted to show our appreciation with a care package. The team understands that our day-to-day lives would not be the same if not for the troops risking their lives for us to carry on playing basketball and receiving a college education."


THE 2011-12 URBANA UNIVERSITY BLUE KNIGHTS

# Player 1 Sharif Muhammad Jr. 3 Danny Goins 5 Ramel Mitchell 10 Casey Baker 11 Stefon Perry 12 Nate Wigal 14 Josh Brown 21 Dusan Komljenovic 22 Dyrell Dolson 31 Marcus Pearl 32 Tigana Cain 33 Christian Moore 34 Rob Matthews 41 Branden Woods 44 Rendijs Gzibovskis Inactive Roster Jordan Blanton Jason Cospy Anthony Gage Lorenzo Harris Terrell Johnson Logan Naufahu Derrick Sanderfer Jr. Elgin Shumate Felix Wach Ian Wimberly

Yr. Sr. So. Jr. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. So. Sr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. RFr.

Pos. G/F G G G/F G/F G/F G G/F PF G F SF F G/F C

Ht. 6-5 6-0 6-0 6-4 6-5 6-4 6-1 6-7 6-5 5-7 6-7 6-4 6-5 6-6 6-7

Wgt. 230 180 170 200 215 210 185 185 240 145 230 245 230 205 285

Hometown/High School/Prev. School Brooklyn, NY/South Shore HS/Raritan Valley CC Cincinnati, OH/Winton Woods HS Akron, OH/Firestone HS Conneautville, PA/Conneaut Valley HS Paducah, KY/Paducah Tilghman HS/Lake Land CC Zanesville, OH/Sheridan HS/OU-Zanesville Millington, TN/Indiana Tech Banja Luka, Bosnia/School of Economics/De Anza College Niagara Falls, NY/Niagara Catholic HS/Niagara CC Cleveland, OH/Maple Hts. HS Chicago, IL/Redemption Christian Academy/South Suburban Louisville, KY/Dupont Manual HS/Northern Kentucky University Delaware, OH/Hayes HS Shaker Heights, OH/Benedictine HS/Jamestown Riga, Latvia/Sunrise Christian Academy/Southwestern College

Fr. Fr. Sr. RFr. So. Fr. Jr. RFr. Fr. RFr

F G PG PG G/F SG G G G PG

6-6 5-10 5-8 5-11 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-0 6-2 5-10

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Cleves, OH/Taylor HS Dayton, OH/Temple Christian HS East Sparta, OH/Glen Oak HS/Northwood Wilmington, OH/Wilmington HS Cincinnati, OH/Princeton HS/Indiana University East Springfield, OH/Shawnee HS Toledo, OH/Rogers HS/Owens Columbus, OH/Hamilton Twp. HS Wolfratschausen, Germany Fairborn, OH/Yellow Springs HS

ROSTER/TEAM PHOTO

2011-12 Blue Knight Men’s Basketball Team (Back Row Standing, L-R): Head Coach Jeff Porter, Justin Mann, Jason Cospy, Elgin Shumate, Ramel Mitchell, Josh Brown, Derrick Sanderfer Jr., Casey Baker, Christian Moore, Danny Goins, Marcus Pearl, Ian Wimberly, Terrell Johnson, Anthony Gage, Assistant Coach Tom Amlin. (Front Row Seated, L-R): Jordan Blanton, Logan Naufahu, Nate Wigal, Sharif Muhammad Jr., Dusan Komljenovic, Stefon Perry, Rob Matthews, Dyrell Dolson, Tigana Cain, Rendijs Gzibovskis, Branden Woods, Lorenzo Harris, Felix Wach.

Head Coach: Jeff Porter (Geneva, ‘01) - 4th Season Volunteer Assistant: Tom Amlin - 2nd Season 7


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SENIORS

MUHAMMAD’S CAREER HIGHS

Blue Knight Notes: 2010-2011: Named to the NCAA Division II AllIndependent Third Team...In his first season with the Blue Knights, Sharif was 4th on the team in points, 2nd on the team in rebounds, 4th on the team in assists, and lead the team in blocks... He lead the team in scoring 3 times, and in assists and rebounds 6 times each... Had 13 games with double digit points and 3 with double digit rebounds... Had his only 20+ point game and double-double vs Catawba with 22 points and 12 rebounds.

Minutes Played ................. 39 at Pfeiffer 11/12/10 Points ................................ 22 at Catawba 11/13/10 Rebounds ......................... 12 at Catawba 11/13/10 SAGINAW VALLEY ST. 02/12/11 Assists .............................. 5 GANNON 12/04/10 Steals ................................ 3 NW OHIO 02/07/11 Blocks ............................... 5 NW OHIO 02/07/11 3-pts Made ........................ 2 at Catawba 11/13/10 FGs Made .......................... 9 at Catawba 11/13/10 FTs Made ........................... 2 at Catawba 11/13/10

College Notes: Sharif was a 3rd Team JUCO All-American at Raritan Valley Community College for Coach Black...Averaged 18.1 points, 8.4 rebounds per game and shot 53% from the field in his last season at RVCC. Prep Notes: Scored over 1,200 points at South Shore High School in Brooklyn, NY for Coach Mike Beckless...Named a Top 25 NYC Senior in 2008. Personal: Son of Sharif Muhammad Sr. and Monique Colter...Born October 3, 1989...Exercise Science major. Why did Sharif choose Urbana University? "I can focus on academics while competing for an NCAA title."

#1 SHARIF M UHAMMAD ’S BLUE KNIGHT CAREER STATS Muhammad s Career Stats Rebounds GP-GS Min. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl 2010-11 21-14 596 224/10.7 71-158 .449 11-26 .423 71-125 .568 45-97-142/6.8 57-2 49 52 30 15 Total 10

21-14 596 224/10.7 71-158 .449 11-26 .423 71-125 .568 45-97-142/6.8 57-2 49 52 30 15


PERRY’S CAREER HIGHS

College Notes: Played at Lake Land Community College for Coach Cedric Brown...Averaged 7.7 points and 3.2 rebounds per game in 29 games as a sophomore...Had a season-high 18 points, 8 rebounds vs. Southeastern C.C. on 11/27/09.

SENIORS

Blue Knight Notes: 2010-2011: In his first season with the Blue Knights Stefon was 7th on the team in points, 5th in rebounds, and 4th in steals... He recorded 6 games with 10+ points and 1 game with double digit rebounds... During the season he lead the team in scoring and rebounding once, and twice in steals and blocks...He also excited the crowd with his alley-oop dunks.

Minutes Played ................. 33 at IUP 12/12/10 Points ................................ 17 at Indianapolis 11/20/10 Rebounds ......................... 10 at Kentucky Wes. 11/26/10 Assists .............................. 3 LOURDES COLLEGE 02/23/11 Steals ................................ 2 SAGINAW VALLEY ST. 02/12/11 Blocks ............................... 1 5 times 3-pts Made ........................ 5 at IUP 12/12/10 FGs Made .......................... 6 at IUP 12/12/10 FTs Made ........................... 4 at Central State Univ. 1/26/11

Prep Notes: A McDonald's All-American nominee at Paducah Tilghman High School for Coach Brad Stieg in Paducah, Kentucky...Netted over 1,000 points in his high school career...Named to the All-Purchase and All-Region First Team in 2007 and 2008...Earned All-Region MVP twice. Personal: Son of Andrea Perry Sr. and Staphine Sykes...Born April 11, 1990...Exercise Science major. Why did Stefon choose Urbana University? "I chose Urbana University because it was a fresh start for me and they're giving me a chance to succeed."

#11 ySTEFON PERRY’S BLUE KNIGHT CAREER STATS Rebounds GP-GS Min. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl 2010-11 23-7 445 173/7.5 65-174 .374 30-91 .330 13-21 .619 25-42-67/2.9 69-5 17 26 5 9 Total

23-7 445 173/7.5 65-174 .374 30-91 .330 13-21 .619 25-42-67/2.9 69-5 17 26 5 9 11


WIGAL’S CAREER HIGHS

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Blue Knight Notes: 2011-12: Changed to #12 from #22 before his senior season. 2010-11: Named to the NABC Honors Court for maintaining a cumulative GPA above 3.2...Played in 8 games in his first season with the Blue Knights...His best game came against D-1 Cleveland State when he went 1-1 with 3 points in just 3 minutes.

Minutes Played ................. 9 at Northwood 2/3/11 Points ................................ 3 at Cleveland State 11/15/10 Rebounds ......................... 1 at Kentucky Wes. 11/26/10 Assists .............................. 1 at Catawba 11/13/10 Steals ................................ 1 at Mercyhurst 12/15/10 Blocks ............................... 1 at Northwood 2/3/11 3-pts Made ........................ 1 at Cleveland State 11/15/10 FGs Made .......................... 1 at Cleveland State 11/15/10

College Notes: Named to the Fall 2010 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Averaged 17.6 points and 10.3 rebounds per game at Ohio UniversityZanesville for Coach Doug Pollock. Prep Notes: Played at Sheridan High School for Coach Lance Dupler. Personal: Son of Dave and Barb Wigal...Born July 11, 1992...Sports Management major. Why did Nate choose Urbana University? "Urbana was a great place for me to further my education while continuing to play basketball."

#12 g NATE WIGAL’S BLUE KNIGHT CAREER STATS Rebounds GP-GS Min. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl 2010-11 8-0 Total 12

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Blue Knight Notes: 2011-12: Changed to #22 from #40 before his senior season. 2010-11: Named team's Most Improved Player at the 2011 All-Sports Banquet...In his first season with the Blue Knights, Dyrell made himself the most accurate shooter on the team with his .564 FG%, was also 3rd on the team in rebounds and 5th in points... He reached double firgures in points 9 times this season and two sperate times in rebounds... He had 2 games in which he earned a double-double with one of those games reaching 27 points and 13 boards. He lead the team in the scoring category 3 times, 2 times in rebounding, once in assists, twice on steals, and 3 times in the blocked shots category...Named the Blue Knight Student-Athlete of the Week for his 27-point, 13-rebound game against against Central State (1/26/11) in which he made 8 of his 13 shot attempts.

Minutes Played ................. 38 at Central State Univ. 1/26/11 Points ................................ 27 at Central State Univ. 1/26/11 Rebounds ......................... 13 at Central State Univ. 1/26/11 Assists .............................. 4 LOURDES COLLEGE 02/23/11 Steals ................................ 2 GANNON 12/04/10 Blocks ............................... 2 OHIO DOMINICAN 01/12/11 FGs Made .......................... 8 at Central State Univ. 1/26/11 FTs Made ........................... 11 at Central State Univ. 1/26/11

College Notes: Played at Niagara County Community College for Coach Bill Beilein...Averaged 18 points and 9.3 rebounds per game in his last season at NCCC...Shot 55% from the floor and helped the Trailblazers win a playoff game and post a winning record...Named 2nd Team All-Western New York Conference as well as 2nd team All-Region...As a freshman, Dolson averaged a double-double (16 points, 10 rebounds per game). Prep Notes: All-time leading scorer at Niagara Catholic High School where he played for Coach Chuck Spriggs...Averaged 18 points per game as a sophomore, 19 points, 12.3 rebounds per game as a junior, and 21.9 points, 12.7 rebounds per game as a senior. Personal: Dyrell is the son of Marcean and Catrina Dolson...Born February 9, 1990...Business Management major.

#22 DYRELL DOLSON’S BLUE KNIGHT CAREER STATS Rebounds GP-GS Min. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl 2010-11 25-21 508 204/8.2 75-133 .564 Total

25-21 508 204/8.2 75-133 .564

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.000 54-87 .621 50-66-116/4.6 75-3 19 32 10 9

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.000 54-87 .621 50-66-116/4.6 75-3 19 32 10 9 13


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PEARL’S CAREER HIGHS

Blue Knight Notes - 2011-12: Changed to #31 from #2 before his senior season. 2010-11: In his junior season he lead the team in assists with 62, was 6th on the team in points, and 4th on the team in steals... he hit the double digit point mark 9 times... he lead the team in assists for 4 games, and in steals once... his best game of the season came against Catawba when he scored 15 points with 5 assists in 33 minutes. 2009-10: Switched from #12 to #2 before the season...played in all 27 games, starting 14 while averaging 6.9 points per game (5th on the team)...Was first on the squad in FT% at 77.3%...He was 4th in assists (1.4/gm) and steals (0.8/gm)...Scored team-highs in points twice, racking up 20 against Glenville State and 16 versus #18 Kentucky Wesleyan...Sank the game-winning shot in an 83-82 season-opening win over Glenville State on 11/15 with 14 seconds to play...Led the team in assists in 3 different matchups, with a season-high 6 against Edinboro university on 1/6...also led the Blue Knights in steals in 6 separate games, recording a season-high 4 at Fairmont State University on 11/16...Pearl was awarded Blue Knight Student-Athlete of the Week on 1/8/10 for his game changing performance against Edinboro University, which he put up 15 points, 5 rebounds, and 6 assists in a 15-point win...Recorded back-to-back 6-for-9 shooting performances at #18 Kentucky Wesleyan and Edinboro...Reached double-digits 6 times during the season. 2008-09: Played in 25 games, starting 11, including the final 4 games...Finished with the 3rd best scoring average on the team at 6.7 points per game...Had his best game of the season in a 78-74 win over Clarion on 1/ 26/09...Scored 27 points, while shooting 5-7 from 3-point range and pulling down 5 rebounds...Scored a team-high 18 points at Seton Hill on 2/4/09...Team-best 3-point% at 41.2%...2nd most assists on the team with 35...Against Oakland City on 1/17/09, Pearl scored 10 and dished out a team-high 5 assists...Also had 19 steals on the season, good for 3rd best on the team...Against Oakland City on 2/14/09, Pearl had 16 points, 3 assist and 4 steals...Named Blue Knight Student-Athlete of the Week on 1/13/09...Named to the Athletic Director's Fall Honor Roll for 2008...Averaged 2.5 ppg over his first 12 games of the season...Averaged 10.5 ppg over the final 13 games of the season...Had the team high in points in 2 games, assists in 6 games and steals in 4 games...Named to the ICAA AllFreshman Team. Prep Notes: Played for coach Bill Harvey at Maple Heights HS...Averaged 27 ppg, 4.6 apg, 3 spg, and 2 rpg...First team All-LEL...Third team All-District...All time leading scorer in Maple Heights history (1, 142 pts). Personal: Son of Edward Sr. and Tina Pearl...Born June 14, 1990...Sports Management major.

Minutes Played ................. 36 3 Times Points ................................ 27 at Clarion 1/26/09 Rebounds ......................... 8 CENTRAL STATE 1/12/10 Assists .............................. 6 EDINBORO 1/06/10 Steals ................................ 4 OAKLAND CITY 2/14/09 at Fairmont 11/16/09 Blocks ............................... 1 GANNON 11/18/08 at Miami-Hamilton 1/14/10 3-pts Made ........................ 5 at Clarion 1/26/09 FGs Made .......................... 10 at Clarion 1/26/09 FTs Made ........................... 5 3 times

#31 MARCUS PEARL’S BLUE KNIGHT CAREER STATS Rebounds GP-GS Min. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl 2008-09 25-11 441 167/ 6.7 60-155 .387 21-51 .412 26-37 .703 13-44-57/2.3 37-0 35 40 1 19 2009-10 27-14 492 187/6.9 73-188 .388 7-26 .269 34-44 .773 28-34-62/2.3 44-0 39 50 1 22 2010-11 26-6 506 180/6.9 65-196 .332 11-45 .244 39-59 .661 7-28-35/1.3 45-1 62 50 2 22 Total 14

78-30 1439 534/6.8 198-539 .367 39-122 .320 99-140 .707 48-106-154/2.0 126-1 136 140 4 63


MATTHEWS’ CAREER HIGHS

vs. St. Joseph’s 1/29/09

SENIORS

Blue Knight Notes: 2010-11: In his junior season Rob had the 4th most blocks on the team and lead the team in blocks on two seperate occassions (Mercyhurst and Ohio Dominican)... His top perfomance of the season came on 12/4/10 vs Gannon when we scored 8 points on 3-5 shooting and 2-2 from the line in just 13 minutes. 2009-10: Played in 23 of the Blue Knights' 27 games this year... Scored 23 points and pulled down 34 rebounds... Matthews was 5th on the team in blocks... He led the team in blocks against Saginaw Valley on 11/30/09, where he also had a point, 2 assists, and 2 steals in a season-high 20 minutes... Led the team in steals against Mercyhurst College on 12/02/09... During the same game he had 1 point and 7 rebounds... Grabbed 1 rebound every 4.5 minutes on the floor, averaging 9 rebounds per 40 minutes of action...Scored a season-high 4 points on 2 separate occasions (at MUH and at LEC). 2008-09: Played in 26 games...Averaged 2.5 points per game and shot 53.3% from the field....Pulled in 49 rebounds and had 5 blocks and 7 steals...Scored a season high 11 points against Oakland City on Feb. 14th... Played a big role in the game against Clarion on 1/26/09...Grabbed 6 rebounds, a steal and scored 4 points to help the Blue Knights win by 4....Continued his good play in the next game agianst St. Joseph's, scoring 9 points, and grabbing 4 rebounds in 14 minutes of play...On Jan. 30th, Matthews was named the Blue Knight Student-Athlete of the Week.

Minutes Played ................. 23 OAKLAND CITY 2/14/09 Points ................................ 11 OAKLAND CITY 2/14/09 Rebounds ......................... 6 at Clarion 1/26/09 Assists .............................. 1 8 Times Steals ................................ 2 at Saginaw Valley 11/30/09 Blocks ............................... 2 MERCYHURST 12/02/10 FGs Made .......................... 5 OAKLAND CITY 2/14/09 vs. Shawnee St. 12/5/08 FTs Made ........................... 2 at Lake Erie 2/13/10

Prep Notes: Played for coach Larry Eberst at Hayes HS...First team All-OCC two years...First team All-District 11 two years...First team All-Delaware County two years...Team MVP and Team Captain senior year Personal: Son of Mark and Alva Matthews...Born October 7, 1989...Accounting major.

#34 ROB MATTHEWS’ BLUE KNIGHT CAREER STATS Rebounds GP-GS Min. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk STL 2008-09 26-1 216 66/ 2.5 32-60 .533

0-0

.000

.333 23-26-49/1.9 51-1 3 10 5

7

2009-10 23-0 152 23/1.0 2010-11 19-4 134 29/1.5

8-31 .258 11-35 .314

0-1 0-0

.000 7-14 .500 10-24-34/1.5 34-1 5 12 6 .000 7-8 .875 7-11-18/0.9 24-0 2 7 5

4 3

68-5 502 118/1.7 51-126 .404

0-1

.000 16-28 .571 40-61-101/1.5 107-2 10 29 16 14

Total

2-6

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PLAYER PROFILES

MITCHELL’S CAREER HIGHS

Blue Knight Notes: 2010-2011: Named to the NABC Honors Court for maintaining a cumulative GPA above 3.2...Earned his team's Blue Knight Award at the All-Sports Athletic Banquet on 4/30/11...Named to the Fall 2010 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Named Blue Knight StudentAthlete of the Week for his performance against Saginaw Valley State (2-12-11) and Ohio Dominican (2-16-11), he scored 10 points vs Saginaw, but scored 18 points and had 6 steals vs Ohio Dominican, including 11 points and 3 steals in a 4 minute span... In his first season he was 1st on the team in 3-pointers made and attempted, 3rd on the team in points, and 2nd on the team in steals... Had 15 games with double digit scoring... One 20+ point game vs Ashland with 22 points... lead the team in scoring and assists once, and in steals 6 times.

Minutes Played ................. 37 at Ohio Dominican 2/16/11 Points ................................ 22 ASHLAND 01/08/11 Rebounds ......................... 6 LAKE ERIE 01/06/11 Assists .............................. 5 CENTRAL STATE 02/09/11 Steals ................................ 6 at Ohio Dominican 2/16/11 3-pts Made ........................ 5 ASHLAND 01/08/11 FGs Made .......................... 7 ASHLAND 01/08/11 at Ohio Dominican 2/16/11 FTs Made ........................... 7 LAKE ERIE 01/06/11

Prep Notes: Played at Firestone High Sc hool for Coac h Jerry Laria...Leading scorer in school history (1,318 points)...Named 1st Team All-Ohio in 2008...2-time Akron City Series Player of the Year...Named 2008 NEO and Summit County Player of the Year. Personal: Son of Leonard and Paula Mitchell...Born November 23, 1989...Education major.

#5 RAMEL MITCHELL’S BLUE KNIGHT CAREER STATS Rebounds GP-GS Min. Pts./Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-3A Pct. FT-FTA Pct. O-D-Tot/Avg. PF-FO A TO Blk Stl 2010-11 26-15 627 242/9.3 80-185 .432 40-99 .404 42-53 .792 9-28-37/1.4 33-0 41 39 0 29 Total 16

26-15 627 242/9.3 80-185 .432 40-99 .404 42-53 .792 9-28-37/1.4 33-0 41 39 0 29


College Notes: Played at South Suburban for Coach John Pigatti. Prep Notes: Attended Redemption Christian Academy, playing basketball for Elder John Massey. Personal: Originally from Kingston, Jamaica...Son of Albert Cain and Rheta Miller...Born August 17, 1988...Business major. Why did Tigana choose UU? "To complete my business degree and to improve as a basketball player."

Blue Knight Notes - 2010-11: Redshirt season. College Notes: Played at Grace for Coach Jim Kessler. Prep Notes: Played at Winton Woods HS for ‘09 UU HoF Inductee Donnie Gillespie (Urbana, '98)...Gillespie was an NAIA AllAmerican at UU in ‘97. Personal: Son of Danny and Joanne Goins...Born June 15, 1991...Business Management major...Nephew of ‘02 UU HoF Inductees Wade and Wyatt Goins...Wade was an NAIA All-American at UU in ‘94, Wyatt was an NAIA All-American in ‘92. Why did Danny choose UU? "To pursue my basketball career and follow in my uncles' footsteps while obtaining a college education."

Notes: Transferred from Indiana Tech where he played for Coach Al Grughkin. Prep Notes: Playing for Coach Andrews Shannon, Josh scored 2,063 career points for the 2009 Atlanta Regional champions in Millington, Tennessee...Named a 1st Team NCHBC AllAmerican in 2009...Avg. 16 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists as a senior. Personal: Son of Kurt and Gina Brown...Born July 8, 1991...Education College Notes: Played at Jamestown for Coach Mike major. Why did Josh choose UU? "They have Cordovano. Prep Notes: Won 2 District titles and a quality coaching staff and a good program finished runner-up in the Region at Benedictine HS for going in the right direction." Coach Rob Stircula...4-year letterman. Personal: Son of Larry and Cheryl Woods...Born December 21, 1988...Communications major. Why did Branden choose UU? "Urbana is a small enough school to interact easily with instructors."

College Notes: Played at Southwestern for Coach Matt O'Brien. Prep Notes: Played basketball for Coach Kyle Lindstead at Sunrise Academy. Personal: Son of Gints Gzibovskis and Renate Reinsone...Born January 17, 1991...Criminal Justice/Pre-Law major.

PLAYER PROFILES

College Notes: Attended Sullivan and NKU...Played for Coach David Bezold at NKU. Prep Notes: 4year varsity performer and 3-year starter at Dupont Manual HS for Coach David Zubber...Twice named All-District 25...Also earned All-Region & All-State honors...As a senior, avg. 19 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists per game...Scored over 1,000 career points, including a single game high of 51. Personal: Son of Blue Knight Notes: 2011 - Also runs cross country Christopher Moore and Sandra Wilson...Born March at UU...Competed in 3 races this fall. College 21, 1988...Sports Management Major.

College Notes: Played at De Anza for Coach Jason Damjanovic...Avg. 7 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game. Prep Notes: A 2-time MVP and the team's best scorer in championship tournaments. Personal: Son of Grujo and Sanja Komljenovic...Born October 21, 1991...Business Administration major. Why did Dusan choose UU? "I chose UU because it has tradition, and I heard many good things about the academic and athletic programs."

Prep Notes: Named the Region 3 Player of the Year for Coach Bob Leupoldas a soph, junior & senior...Team posted a 21-1 regular season record and won a Regional Championship during his senior year...All-time leading scorer in school history (2,073 points). Personal: Son of Lane and Terri Baker...Born August 27, 1992...Middle School Education major.

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PLAYER PROFILES

Prep Notes: Played at Division II Taylor HS for Coach Kevin Wentz in the Cincinnati Hills League ...Led the CHL in scoring (18.4 ppg) and was 3rd in rebounding (7.9 rpg) as a senior...Earned 1st Team All-Conference and 2nd Team All-District...Selected to play in the 2011 Div. II-IV All-Star Team. Personal: Son of Daniel & Dianne Blanton...Born June 18, 1992...Sports Management major.

College Notes: Played at Owens C.C. for Coach Kevin Skaggs...Most Improved as a freshman. Prep Notes: Played at Division I Rogers HS for Coach Earl Morris... Named Player of the Game in the Sectional Tourney...Team finished Runner-Up in District...Named to the All-City All-Academic team. Personal: Son of Derric k Sr. & Carol Sanderfer...Born August 15, 1991...Sports Management major.

College Notes: Won a state championship at Ivy Tech...played for Coach Von Ebling at Indiana-East. Prep Notes: Played at Princeton HS. Personal: Prep Notes: Played at Temple Christian HS for Coach Son of Damion and Vernocia Johnson...Born Dale Napier. Personal: Son of Karl Cospy and September 23, 1991...Middle Childhood Blue Knight Notes - 2010-11: Redshirt season. Prep Selena Henry...Born March 8, 1992...Business major. Education major. Notes: Played at Hamilton Township HS for Coach Mike Elfers. Personal: Son of Jerry & Jenny Shumate... Born November 7, 1991...Criminal Justice major.

Blue Knight Notes: 2010-2011: Named to the NABC Honors Court for maintaining a cumulative GPA above 3.2...Named to the Fall 2010 Athletic Director's Honor Roll... In his junior season Gage was 8th on the team in points, 2nd on the team in assists (1st in assists per game), 3rd in steals, and 5th in 3-point%... He had four games in which he scored in double figures... He lead the team in scoring twice, 7 times in assists, 6 times in steals, and once in blocked shots... Named the school's Student-Athlete of the Week on January 7th for his performance against Lake Erie, with the Blue Knights trailing late in regulation, he scored 9 points in less then 2 minutes to help force overtime. In overtime he forced a tournover and sealed the game with two foul shots. 2009-10: Named to the Athletic Director's Fall and Spring Honor Roll... Played in 26 of 27 games for the Blue Knights this season... Averaged 2.3 points per game... Shot .333 from the field and from 3-point range (which was good enough for 4th on the team)... Made 12 threes which gave him the 5th most on the team... Had 20 steals (5th on the team) in just 8.6 minutes per game, averaging a steal every 11 minutes on the floor, or 3.6 steals per 40 minutes... Led the team in assists twice in a game this season, including his career-high and the team's

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Blue Knight Notes - 2010-11: Redshirt season. Prep Notes: Played at Wilmington HS for Coach Mike Noszka. Personal: Son of Tim and Karen Harris...Born February 16, 1992...Exercise Science major.

Prep Notes: Finished District runners-up at Springfield Shawnee HS for Coach Chris McGuire. Personal: Son of Nina Naufahu...Born August 30, 1992...Athletic Training major. Personal: Son of Stefan Dusch and Petra Sc hmieder-Wac h...Born February 12, Antony Gage continued: season-high of 9 assists 1992...Undecided major. against Miami University-Hamilton on 11/19/09 ... Also had 6 points and a career-high 5 steals in that game.... Gage led the team in steals on 6 seperate occasions during the season... Tied his career-high of 5 steals at Miami University-Hamilton on 1/14/10.... Also contributed his season-high of 9 points in that win... Had an even 1-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio...Logged double-digit minutes in 4 straight games at the close of the season, averaging 5.3 ppg over that stretch. College Notes: Played for coach Rollie Massiminno at Northwood University. Prep Notes: Played for coach Jack Greynolds Jr. at Glen Oak High School...All-League sophomore, junior and senior year...All-County, All-District and All-Ohio junior and senior year...Holds the career and single season record for assists and steals...Scored over 1,000 points. Personal: Son of Chris and Kathy Gage...Born 04/24/1986...Education major.

Blue Knight Notes - 2010-11: Redshirt season. Prep Notes: A 4-year starting point guard at Yellow Springs High School for Coach Brad Newsome...Named All-Metro Buckeye Conference for the conference champs in 2009-10...Set a career record for most assists (255)...Also a member of the 3.5 GPA Club. Personal: Son of Maurice and Corrine Wimberly...Born March 3, 1992...Sports Management major.


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Urbana University Season Box Score (as of Feb 23, 2011) RECORD: ALL GAMES...........

OVERALL (9-17)

HOME (6-4)

AWAY (3-10)

NEUTRAL (0-3)

|---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---| |----REBOUNDS----| ## Player GP-GS Min--Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------33 Robert Wilson.. 26-26 888 34.2 134-282 .475 40-96 .417 96-109 .881 77 154 231 8.9 86 6 48 67 16 42 404 15.5 10 Charlton Conner 23-16 634 27.6 86-192 .448 40-91 .440 56-64 .875 23 72 95 4.1 54 1 51 41 1 16 268 11.7 01 Sharif Muhammad 21-14 596 28.4 71-158 .449 11-26 .423 71-125 .568 45 97 142 6.8 57 2 49 52 30 15 224 10.7 05 Ramel Mitchell 26-15 627 24.1 80-185 .432 40-99 .404 42-53 .792 9 28 37 1.4 33 0 41 39 0 29 242 9.3 40 Dyrell Dolson.. 25-21 508 20.3 75-133 .564 0-0 .000 54-87 .621 50 66 116 4.6 75 3 19 32 10 9 204 8.2 11 Stefon Perry... 23-7 445 19.3 65-174 .374 30-91 .330 13-21 .619 25 42 67 2.9 69 5 17 26 5 9 173 7.5 02 Marcus Pearl... 26-6 506 19.5 65-196 .332 11-45 .244 39-59 .661 7 28 35 1.3 45 1 62 50 2 22 180 6.9 12 Anthony Gage.. 24-19 471 19.6 41-138 .297 30-90 .333 23-31 .742 8 33 41 1.7 41 1 61 34 2 28 135 5.6 32 Jared Dewberry. 20-0 208 10.4 29-61 .475 3-11 .273 27-37 .730 12 22 34 1.7 48 2 12 38 1 16 88 4.4 21 Tanner Stacey 3-0 26 8.7 2-9 .222 2-8 .250 3-4 .750 0 3 3 1.0 7 0 0 0 0 0 9 3.0 34 Rob Matthews .. 19-4 134 7.1 11-35 .314 0-0 .000 7-8 .875 7 11 18 0.9 24 0 2 7 5 3 29 1.5 42 Deon Briggs.... 12-2 114 9.5 5-16 .313 0-0 .000 8-16 .500 13 6 19 1.6 20 1 2 11 0 1 18 1.5 23 Drew Sawyer.... 14-0 71 5.1 8-17 .471 0-4 .000 1-2 .500 3 8 11 0.8 6 0 4 3 0 5 17 1.2 22 Nate Wigal..... 8-0 24 3.0 1-8 .125 1-5 .200 0-0 .000 1 1 2 0.3 4 0 1 1 1 1 3 0.4 TEAM 33 29 62 2.4 0 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total.............. 26 5252 673-1604 .420 208-566 .367 440-616 .714 313 600 913 35.1 569 22 369 403 73 196 1994 76.7 Opponents.......... 26 5251 751-1591 .472 165-470 .351 519-739 .702 342 715 1057 40.7 512 - 394 395 99 172 2186 84.1

2010-11 STATISTICS

Urbana University Overall Team Statistics (as of Feb 23, 2011) TEAM STATISTICS

UU-M OPP —————————————————————————

SCORING..................1994

2186

Points per game........76.7

84.1

Scoring margin.........-7.4

-

FIELD GOALS-ATT......673-1604 Field goal pct...... .420

751-1591 .472

3 POINT FG-ATT........208-566 3-point FG pct......

165-470

.367

3-pt FG made per game

.351

8.0

6.3

FREE THROWS-ATT.......440-616

519-739

Free throw pct........ .714 REBOUNDS................. 913

.702 1057

Rebounds per game......35.1

40.7

Rebounding margin......-5.5

-

ASSISTS.................. 369

394

Assists per game.......14.2

15.2

TURNOVERS................ 403 Turnovers per game.....15.5

395 15.2

Turnover margin........-0.3

-

Assist/turnover ratio.. 0.9

1.0

STEALS................... 196

172

Steals per game........ 7.5

6.6

BLOCKS................... 73 Blocks per game........ 2.8

99 3.8

WINNING STREAK...........

5

-

4

-

Home games-Avg/Game..10-556

13-587

Home win streak........ ATTENDANCE...............5565 Neutral site-Avg/Game SCORE BY PERIODS: ———————————————

20

9021 -

3-463

1st

2nd

OT

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Total ——

Urbana University......885 1087

22

-

1994

Opponents.............1006 1158

22

-

2186

Urbana University – 2010-11 TEAM GAME HIGHS POINTS...............106

vs Salem Inter. (02/19/11) 105 at Central St. (1/26/11) 92 vs Central St. (02/09/11) 92 at Pfeiffer (11/12/10) 88 vs Lourdes (02/23/11) 88 at Indianapolis (11/20/10) FIELD GOALS MADE..... 35 vs Salem Inter. (02/19/11) 34 at Catawba (11/13/10) FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS.. 73 at Catawba (11/13/10) 72 at Central St. (1/26/11) 72 vs Edinboro (12/11/10) FIELD GOAL PERCENT. .566(30-53)at Indianapolis (11/20/10) .565(35-62)vs Salem Inter. (02/19/11) 3 PT FGS MADE 16 at Gannon(12/18/10) 11 at Ohio Dominican (2/16/11) 11 at Pfeiffer (11/12/10) 3 PT FG ATTEMPTS.... 31 at Gannon (12/18/10) 30 at Kentucky Wes. (11/26/10) 3 PT FG PERCENTAGE .550(11-20)at Ohio Dominican (2/16/11) .516(16-31)at Gannon (12/18/10) FREE THROWS MADE.... 32 at Central St. (1/26/11) 28 at Edinboro (12/19/10) FREE THROW ATTEMPTS 40 at Edinboro (12/19/10) 35 vs Central St. (02/09/11) 35 at Central St. (1/26/11) 35 vs Kent State (11/23/10) FREE THROW PERCENT. .914(32-35)at Central St. (1/26/11) .897(26-29)vs Salem Inter. (02/19/11) REBOUNDS............ 46 vs Lake Erie (01/06/11) 45 vs Edinboro (12/11/10) ASSISTS............. 25 vs Salem Inter. (02/19/11) 23 vs Central St. (02/09/11) STEALS.............. 14 at Ohio Dominican (2/16/11) 12 vs Salem Inter. (02/19/11) 12 vs Sag. Valley St. (02/12/11) 12 vs Ashland (01/08/11) BLOCKED SHOTS....... 8 vs NW Ohio (02/07/11) 7 vs Ohio Dominican (01/12/11) TURNOVERS........... 25 at Salem Inter. (01/22/11) 22 vs Drury (11/27/10) 22 at Indianapolis (11/20/10) FOULS............... 31 at Kentucky Wes. (11/26/10)


Muhammad Jr. Makes NCAA Division II All-Independent Third Team HOLLY, Michigan (May 11, 2011) - Urbana University junior forward Sharif Muhammad Jr. (Brooklyn, NY/ South Shore HS) earned his first NCAA Division II All-Independent Team selection this week as he was named to the Third Team by Independents' Collegiate Athletics Association (ICAA) Director Mike Bond. The ICAA consists of 7 NCAA Division II institutions who competed as Independents during the 2010-11 school year. These 7 institutions include Washington Adventist University, Palm Beach Atlantic University, North Greenville University, Central State University, Oakland City University, the University of the District of Columbia, and Urbana. After transferring to Urbana from Raritan Valley Community College where he was named a Third Team JUCO All-American last season, Muhammad Jr. averaged 10.7 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game for the 9-17 Blue Knights. He led the team in blocked shots, averaging 1.4 per game, and he shot 44.9% from the field and 42.3% from behind the arc. Muhammad Jr. also had a knack for getting to the free throw line, leading the team in free throws attempted despite missing 5 games. Muhammad Jr. reached double figures scoring or rebounding in 15 of his 21 games. The Blue Knights also landed a player on the All-Independent First Team for the third consecutive season under the direction of Head Coach Jeff Porter. Sophomore guard/forward Rob Wilson (Streetsboro, Ohio/Streetsboro HS) earned First Team honors for the second year in a row after averaging a team-best 15.5 points and 8.9 rebounds per game. Wilson shot 47.5% from the field, 41.7% from behind the arc and 88.1% from the charity stripe. Wilson was also named the Independent Freshman of the Year last season. The 2010-11 Independent Player of the Year, Paul Harrison from North Greenville, just barely bested Wilson with averages of 18.2 points and 8.6 rebounds on 61.8% shooting for the 22-7 Crusaders.

2010-11 NCAA D-II ALL-INDEPENDENT MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM Coach of the Year – Chad Lister – North Greenville Player of the Year – Paul Harrison – North Greenville Freshman of the Year – Yancey Duckett – Oakland City

Gage, Wigal & Mitchell Make NABC Honors Court

FIRST TEAM Nigel Munson – Univ. of D.C.^ JR G Washington D.C. Brandon Herbert - Univ. of D.C. JR G Baltimore, Maryland Robert Wilson – Urbana University SO F Streetsboro, Ohio Paul Harrison – North Greenville!! (POTY) JR F Alpharetta, GA Greg Rice – Central State JR F Covington, Kentucky SECOND TEAM Wesley Jones – Central State SR G Maysville, Kentucky Jonathan Lawrence – P.B. Atlantic SR G Miami Gardens, FL Jared Maners – Oakland City! SR G Spencer, Indiana Jamie Newton – Washington Adventist SR G Laurel, MD David Wood – P.B. Atlantic SR G Ft. Lauderdale, FL THIRD TEAM Gerald Campbell – Central State JR F Gary, Indiana Luke Lattimer – North Greenville JR F South Bend, Indiana Khalid Martin – Washington Adventist^ SR F Washington D.C. Sharif Muhammad Jr. – Urbana University JR F Brooklyn, NY Eric Peguero – Washington Adventist SR G Silver Spring, MD ALL-FRESHMEN TEAM Philip Izevbehai – Univ. of D.C. FR G Long Island, NY Ziad Ashmawy – Univ. of D.C. FR F Cairo, Egypt Chris Dean – North Greenville FR G Greer, South Carolina Yancey Duckett – Oakland City (FOTY) FR G Bartlesville, OK Billy Newton – Oakland City FR F Centerpoint, Indiana ! – Past First Team Selections # - Past Second Team Selections ^ - Past Third Team Selections

2010-11 AWARD WINNERS

Urbana finished 3-1 vs. D-II Independents this past season. Their only loss came in a 109-105 loss at Central State in overtime. Urbana also defeated NAIA Independent Lourdes College and a pair of former D-II Independents from Ohio Dominican and Lake Erie College.

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (July 12, 2011) - A trio of Urbana University men's basketball players were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2010-11 Honors Court this week. Juniors Anthony Gage (East Sparta, Ohio/Glen Oak HS), Nate Wigal (Zanesville, Ohio/Sheridan HS), and Ramel Mitchell (Akron, Ohio/Firestone HS) were amongst a group of NCAA Division I, II, and III varsity men's basketball players who achieved a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 or higher following the 2010-11 school year. The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court, and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom.

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UU Hall of Fame to Induct Former Basketball Stars Boysel & McBride in February Induction ceremony to take place after UU’s home basketball doubleheader on Saturday, February 4th, 2012 URBANA, Ohio (July 12, 2011) - Today, a pair of Blue Knight athletic pioneers were announced as the 34th and 35th selections to be inducted into the Urbana University Athletic Hall of Fame. Seventies standouts Brian Boysel and Mary (Jenkins) McBride will be honored and enshrined together during an induction ceremony on Saturday, February 4th, 2012 after a Blue Knight men's and women's basketball doubleheader. Dave Ross, a 1976 graduate of Urbana and current University Trustee and Hall of Fame Chairman, administered the nomination and selection process. "Both Brian and Mary were nominated just this year, and we thought it was a good fit to induct them together," explained Ross. "We anticipate a large group of 1970's alumni attending the induction."

2011-12 HALL OF FAME

Unlike past inductions, which have taken place after the Homecoming football game, this year's ceremony was shifted to the Blue Knights basketball season in order to spotlight Boysel and McBride's contributions on the court during a time of tremendous growth for the Urbana athletic programs. Boysel was a three-year starter at forward for the Blue Knights during the mid '70s. Under future UU Hall of Fame coach Bob Cawley, Boysel excelled on the court. As a senior, Boysel averaged better than 20 points per game to go along with nearly seven rebounds per contest. The 6'3" Greenon High School product led the team in shooting, knocking down nearly 55% of his attempts from the field. He ended his career fifth, and still remains 14th on Urbana's all-time scoring list with 1,419 points. After his playing career ended at Urbana, Boysel left for a full-time position at Grimes Manufacturing, where he has remained for 32 years. In 2002, Boysel returned to Urbana University, changed his major and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business in 2004. "Brian was a great player who came up big in big games," remembers Ross. "We were impressed that he returned to UU to finish his degree in 2004, which also made him eligible for a Hall of Fame nomination." McBride, a 1978 graduate, enrolled at Urbana during the developmental stages of women's athletics at the college. As a freshman, she played for some of the first volleyball and women's basketball teams to don the Royal Blue and White. When the athletic department added softball in 1976, McBride joined that team as well, becoming one of the first females to earn three varsity letters during a single school year. In all, the Ansonia native earned ten varsity letters at Urbana before graduating with a degree in education. She later taught and coached at Triad and Tri-Valley High Schools in Ohio, as well as Brighton High School in Colorado. Before retiring from coaching in 1998, McBride compiled a 240-73 overall record as a varsity volleyball coach at Triad and Brighton. Ross adds, "Mary was one of the school's first successful multi-sport student-athletes during the early years of Urbana women's intercollegiate athletics. After graduation, she enjoyed a fine career in both teaching and coaching." The induction of Brian Boysel and Mary (Jenkins) McBride will take place following a Blue Knights' men's and women's basketball doubleheader on Saturday, February 4th, 2012. The women's team will take on Lindenwood University at 1:00 p.m. followed by the men's game against Malone University at 3:00 p.m. The induction ceremony is scheduled to begin about 30 minutes after the men's game in the Urbana University Student Center. If you know someone who you believe would make an excellent candidate for future consideration for the Urbana University Hall of Fame, visit the school's athletic website at sports.urbana.edu for more information on the nomination process.

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ALL-TIME SCORING LEADERS Name Points 1. Jerry Ligon 2355 2. Mark Todd 2067 3. Mike Rengert 1969 4. Anthony Harris 1941 5. Terry Anderson 1926 6. Jon Plunkett 1808 7. Dave Gustin 1758 8. Jerry White 1751 9. Willie Flunoy 1483 10. Nick Mescher 1471 11. Art James 1470 12. Wyatt Goins 1456 13. Donnie Gillespie 1450 14. Brian Boysel 1419 15. Harold Howe 1409 16. Bill Aikman 1406 17. Jarrod Brumbaugh 1383 18. Brett Baker 1356 19. Ron Stoner 1313 20. Wade Goins 1232 21. Bill Finch 1163 22. Robin Sichina 1079 23. Marc Eversley 1076

Gms 132 104 111 115 105 104 109 123 112 96 126 89 127 87 105 106 117 62 90 102 63 122 95

Avg 17.8 19.6 17.7 16.9 18.3 17.4 16.1 14.2 13.2 15.3 11.7 16.4 11.4 16.3 13.4 13.3 11.8 21.9 14.6 12.1 18.5 8.8 11.3

TEAM RECORDS SINGLE GAME RECORDS

SINGLE SEASON RECORDS Most Wins 26 (1991-92, 1992-93, & 1996-97) Highest Winning % .793 (23-6, 1971-72) Points Scored 3,515 (1991-92; 100.4 ppg avg.) Points Averaged 107.7 (1969-70 - # 1 in nation)

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS SINGLE GAME RECORDS Points Scored 49 (Mark Todd, vs. Defiance, 1/11/72) Field Goals 23 (Mark Todd, vs. Defiance, 1/11/72) Field Goal % 100% (Art James at Tiffin Classic, 11/22/91) (Jarrod Brumbaugh vs. Siena Hgts 1/24/04) Free Throws 15 (Mark Todd at Rio Grande, 11/26/71) Free Throw % 100% (Mark Todd 15-15 at Rio Grande, 11/26/71) (Jerry Ligon 12-12 in 2nd rd. of NAIA Playoffs at Findlay, 3/7/92)

3-point FGM 10 (Wyatt Goins vs. Cedarville, 1993) Rebounds 30 (Terry Anderson at IN Northern, 1/9/71) Assists 22 (Wade Goins at Indiana Tech Tour, 1992) Blocked Shots 10 (Jarrod Brumbaugh vs. Tiffin 2/21/04) Steals 9 (Robert Harris vs. Rio Grande 2/17/05)

SINGLE SEASON RECORDS Points 735 (Brett Baker, 1988-89, 31 gms, 23.7 ppg) Points Average 24.1 (Mark Todd, 1971-72, 699 pts, 29 gms) Field Goals Made 269 (Brett Baker, 1988-89) Field Goal % 71% (Terry Anderson, 1968-69) Free Throws Made 167 (Jon Plunkett, 1971-72) Free Throw % 91.4% (Brett Baker, 1988-89, 149 of 163) 3 Pt. FGMs 128 (Wyatt Goins, 1992-93) 3 Pt. FG% 48.9% (J.J. White, 1996-97, 23 of 47) Rebounds 363 (Terry Anderson, 1971-72) Rebound Average 12.5 (Terry Anderson, 1971-72) Assists 402 (Wade Goins, 1992-93 - #1 in nation) Assists Average 11.8 (Wade Goins, 1992-93 - #1 in nation) Cons. Gms. Lead. Team in Asst. 41 (Wade Goins from 1992-93) Steals 100 (Jerry Ligon, 1992-93) Steals Average 2.94 (Jerry Ligon, 1992-93) Blocks 60 (Vitas Naudziunas, 2009-10) Blocks Average 2.31 (Vitas Naudziunas, 2009-10)

CAREER RECORDS Points Scored .................. 2355 (Jerry Ligon, 1990-94) Field Goals .................... 883 (Jerry Ligon, 1990-94) Field Goal % ................. 63.5% (Milt Addison, 94-148, 2007-09) ......................................................... 60% (Terry Anderson, 1968-72) Free Throws .................... 472 (Jon Plunkett, 1968-72) Free Throw % ................. 89.9% (Brett Baker, 1987-89, 304-338) 3 Pt. Field Goals Made .. 259 (Donnie Gillespie, 1993-98) 3 Pt. Field Goal % ......... 41.67% (Charlton Conner, 2009-11) Assists ........................... 834 (Wade Goins, 1990-93) Steals ............................. 317 (Jerry Ligon, 1990-94) Games Played ............... 132 (Jerry Ligon, 1990-94) Blocked Shots ................. 116 (Jarrod Brumbaugh, 2000-04) Blocks Per Game ............ 1.77 (Vitas Naudziunas, 2008-10) Pictured Left: Charlton Conner Pictured Right: Vitas Naudziunas

YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS

YEAR ................ RECORD .... COACH 1965-66 ............. 16-10 ......... Jerry Walke 1966-67 ............. 20-6 ........... Jerry Walke 1967-68 ............. 13-8 ........... Jerry Walke 1968-69 ............. 17-6 ........... Jerry Walke 1969-70 ............. 20-8 ........... Jerry Walke 1970-71 ............. 19-7 ........... Jerry Walke 1971-72 ............. 23-6 ........... John Stanley 1972-73 ............. 15-11 ......... John Stanley 1973-74 ............. 14-15 ......... John Stanley 1974-75 ............. 14-14 ......... Bob Cawley 1975-76 ............. 9-18 ........... Bob Cawley 1976-77 ............. 6-19 ........... Bob Cawley 1977-78 ............. 7-18 ........... Bob Cawley 1978-79 ............. 10-17 ......... Bob Cawley 1979-80 ............. 14-17 ......... Bob Cawley 1980-81 ............. 18-13 ......... Bob Cawley 1981-82 ............. 12-16 ......... Bob Cawley 1982-83 ............. 7-20 ........... Bob Cawley 1983-84 ............. 8-24 ........... Bob Cawley 1984-85 ............. 5-25 ........... Bob Cawley 1985-86 ............. 5-26 ........... Bob Cawley 1986-87 ............. 11-19 ......... Bob Ronai 1987-88 ............. 13-18 ......... Bob Ronai 1988-89 ............. 18-13 ......... Bob Ronai 1989-90 ............. 18-11 ......... Bob Ronai 1990-91 ............. 18-13 ......... Bob Ronai 1991-92 ............. 26-9 ........... Bob Ronai 1992-93 ............. 26-8 ........... Bob Ronai 1993-94 ............. 19-13 ......... Bob Ronai 1994-95 ............. 16-14 ......... Bob Ronai 1995-96 ............. 19-14 ......... Bob Ronai 1996-97 ............. 26-8 ........... Bob Ronai 1997-98...............4-27....Chuck Cangelosi 1998-99 ............. 7-25 ........... Ken Braun 1999-00 ............. 4-24 ........... Ken Braun 2000-01 ............. 11-21 ......... Ken Braun 2001-02 ............. 10-21 ......... Ken Braun 2002-03 ............. 8-21 ........... Ken Braun 2003-04 ............. 7-24 ........... Paul Bryant 2004-05 ............. 6-24 ........... Paul Bryant 2005-06 ............. 15-15 ......... Paul Bryant 2006-07 ............. 8-21 ........... Paul Bryant 2007-08 .............5-23 .......... Paul Bryant 2008-09 ............. 6-21 ........... Jeff Porter 2009-10 ............. 14-13 ......... Jeff Porter 2010-11 ............. 9-17 ........... Jeff Porter Total record ........ 596-741 ..... (.446)

RECORD BOOK

Points Scored 137 (at Spring Arbor Tourn vs. Calvary, 1996) Margin of Victory 83 (UU 126-Indiana East 43, 1994-95)

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NAIA ALL-AMERICANS All-American First Team Antonio Davis Jerry White Wade Goins

2005-06 1997 1993

All-American Third Team Jerry Ligon

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All-American Honorable Mention Jason Priah Donnie Gillespie Jerry White Wyatt Goins Brett Baker

1999 1997 1996 1992 1989 Pictured Left: The 1996-97 Blue Knights (NAIA Sweet 16)

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MERCYHURST COLLEGE LAKERS LOCATION: ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II PENNSYLVANIA STATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CONFERENCE: HEAD COACH: GARY MANCHEL 2010-11 RECORD: 20-7 DATES: NOV. 12 LOCATIONS: THE MERCYHURST ATHLETIC CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 6-1

EDINBORO UNIVERSITY FIGHTING SCOTS LOCATION: EDINBORO, PENNSYLVANIA AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II PENNSYLVANIA STATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE CONFERENCE: HEAD COACH: GREG WALCAVICH 2010-11 RECORD: 12-14 DATES: NOV. 14 LOCATIONS: MCCOMB FIELDHOUSE RECORD VS. UU: 3-1

OHIO STATE MANSFIELD MAVERICKS LOCATION: MANSFIELD, OHIO AFFILIATION: JUNIOR COLLEGE CONFERENCE: OHIO REGIONAL CAMPUS CONFERENCE HEAD COACH: BARON JOHNSON 2010-11 RECORD: 1-29 DATES: NOV. 16 LOCATIONS: GRIMES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 0-5

NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY NORSE LOCATION: HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: GREAT LAKES VALLEY CONFERENCE HEAD COACH: DAVE BEZOLD 2010-11 RECORD: 21-9 DATES: NOV. 21 & DEC. 10 GRIMES & BANK OF KENTUCKY CENTER LOCATIONS: RECORD VS. UU: 4-0

UNIVERSITY OF CHARLESTON GOLDEN EAGLES LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY LIONS LOCATION: CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA LOCATION: ST. CHARLES, MISSOURI AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION 2 CANDIDACY CONFERENCE: WVIAC CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENT (MIAA IN 2012) HEAD COACH: MARK DOWNEY HEAD COACH: BRAD SODERBERG 2010-11 RECORD: 15-13 2010-11 RECORD: 29-6 DATES: DATES: NOV. 26 NOV. 30 & FEB. 11 CHARLESTON CIVIC CENTER COLISEUM LOCATIONS: GRIMES/HYLAND ARENA LOCATIONS: RECORD VS. UU: 3-0 RECORD VS. UU: 0-0

WALSH UNIVERSITY CAVALIERS LOCATION: NORTH CANTON, OHIO AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CANDIDACY CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENT HEAD COACH: JEFF YOUNG 2010-11 RECORD: 30-2 DATES: DEC. 14 & FEB. 22 LOCATIONS: ALUMNI ARENA & GRIMES RECORD VS. UU: 45-30

LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY BALD EAGLES LOCATION: LOCK HAVEN, PENNSYLVANIA AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II PSAC CONFERENCE: HEAD COACH: MIKE NESTOR 2010-11 RECORD: 1-24 DATES: JAN. 26 & FEB. 9 LOCATIONS: KOVALCHICK ATHLETIC COMPLEX RECORD VS. UU: 1-0

INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PENNSYLVANIA CRIMSON HAWKS LOCATION: INDIANA, PENNSYLVANIA AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II PSAC CONFERENCE: HEAD COACH: JOE LOMBARDI 2010-11 RECORD: 26-6 DATES: DEC. 19 LOCATIONS: KOVALCHICK ATHLETIC COMPLEX RECORD VS. UU: 2-0

LAKE ERIE COLLEGE STORM LOCATION: PAINESVILLE, OHIO AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: GLIAC HEAD COACH: CLIFF HUNT 2010-11 RECORD: 7-19 JAN. 4 DATES: LOCATIONS: OSBORNE FAMILY ATHLETIC CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 2-8

ASHLAND UNIVERSITY EAGLES LOCATION: ASHLAND, OHIO AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: GLIAC HEAD COACH: JOHN ELLENWOOD 2010-11 RECORD: 13-15 JAN. 7 DATES: LOCATIONS: KATES GYMNASIUM RECORD VS. UU: 4-0

NOTRE DAME COLLEGE FALCONS LOCATION: SOUTH EUCLID, OHIO AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II PROVISIONAL CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENT HEAD COACH: KEVIN BILLE 2010-11 RECORD: 11-19 JAN. 11 & JAN. 25 DATES: LOCATIONS: THE KELLER CENTER/LEWIS GYM & GRIMES RECORD VS. UU: 2-1

MALONE UNIVERSITY PIONEERS LOCATION: CANTON, OHIO AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CANDIDACY CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENT HEAD COACH: TIM WALKER 2010-11 RECORD: 18-13 DATES: JAN. 14 & FEB. 4 LOCATIONS: OSBORNE & GRIMES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 52-21

SALEM INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY TIGERS LOCATION: SALEM, WEST VIRGINIA AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENT HEAD COACH: RANDY UNGER 2010-11 RECORD: 10-15 DATES: JAN. 21 & FEB. 18 LOCATIONS: GRIMES & TED GYMNASIUM RECORD VS. UU: 0-3

CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY YELLOW JACKETS LOCATION: CEDARVILLE, OHIO AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II PROVISIONAL CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENT HEAD COACH: PAT ESTEPP 2010-11 RECORD: 20-13 DATES: JAN.28 & FEB.16 LOCATIONS: CALLAN ATHLETIC CENTER & GRIMES RECORD VS. UU: 54-33

NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY TIMBERWOLVES LOCATION: MIDLAND, MICHIGAN AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II CONFERENCE: GLIAC HEAD COACH: JEFF REKEWEG 2010-11 RECORD: 10-18 DATES: FEB. 1 LOCATIONS: GRIMES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 1-0

CENTRAL STATE UNIVERSITY MARAUDERS CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY LOCATION: WILBERFORCE, OHIO LOCATION: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION II AFFILIATION: NCAA DIVISION I CONFERENCE: INDEPENDENT CONFERENCE: GREAT WEST HEAD COACH: DONTE JACKSON HEAD COACH: TRACY DILDY 2010-11 RECORD: 13-12 2010-11 RECORD: 6-26 DATES: FEB. 8 & FEB. 14 DATES: FEB. 25 LOCATIONS: BEACOM/LEWIS GYM & GRIMES LOCATIONS: EMIL & PATRICIA JONES CENTER RECORD VS. UU: 15-8 RECORD VS. UU: 0-0


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On behalf of the entire Urbana University family, I would like to welcome you to our website and the home of Blue Knight athletics. Urbana University is proud to sponsor 15 athletic programs in one of the most beautiful geographic locations in the nation. Although athletics is an integral part of our campus environment, it is the pride that we take in the development of the total person that we find most rewarding. With so many college choices available to students today, I am often asked, "Why is Urbana University the right place for me?" Most often, my answer is that the core attribute of NCAA Division II athletics, known as "Life in Balance", is carried out and practiced in all that we do. At Urbana University it is universally accepted that all students and employees are equipped with a unique skill set of strengths and weaknesses. We constantly seek to accentuate those strengths and nurture those weaknesses in an effort to form a collective unified body of positive results. Our campuswide slogan of "One Student at a Time" confirms our commitment to knowing each individual on a personal basis. It's what makes success a reality and not merely just a dream at Urbana University. Spearheaded by our move to the NCAA, we have created a culture of life in balance. This is not merely an athletics-only initiative but one that permeates our entire campus. The core attributes of life in balance are learning, service, passion, sportsmanship, and resourcefulness. Together, these attributes form a collective bond for all that call Urbana University home. As our campus continues to grow, it is done with the constant mindset to provide more opportunities for student development and increased success. All the while it has provided the very foundation for school spirit, pride, and a will to achieve the very best for our student-athletes. To be a Blue Knight student-athlete is to be a part of something truly unique and special. I am confident that you, as a student-athlete, alumni, colleague, or friend of Urbana University, will find your time here to be one of the most rewarding, meaningful portions of your life. If you haven't already, you will soon discover that working together works wonders here at Urbana University. Success for ourselves is found in each other. We invite you to become a valued part of a grand tradition and a unique story of success for yourself and all those that surround you. Best wishes in all that you do, and GO BLUE KNIGHTS!

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NICOLE PLUGER ASSOCIATE A.D. OF COMPLIANCE SENIOR WOMEN’S ADMINISTRATOR PHONE: 937.484.1257 NPLUGER @ URBANA. EDU

Nicole Pluger was named Urbana’s Associate Athletic Director of Compliance and Senior Women’s Administrator in the summer of 2007. After 6 seasons as the winningest coach in UU softball history, Pluger stepped down from coaching to become the University’s full-time Director of Compliance in the summer of 2010. CARRIE HENRY ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

CHRIS ANDERS ASST. A.D. OF MEDIA RELATIONS PHONE: 937.484.1290 CANDERS @ URBANA. EDU

DR. JIM JUDGE, JR. FACULTY ATHLETIC REPRESENTATIVE PHONE: 937.652.6810 JJUDGE @ URBANA . EDU

Chris Anders was named Sports Information Director in June of 2008. He was promoted to Asst. A.D. of Media Relations in June of 2011. He oversees & organizes the publicity of the University’s 15 intercollegiate athletic programs. He’s also responsible for the production of all athletic publications, including media guides, game-day programs & press releases. In addtion, he manages sports.urbana.edu & the athletic department’s social media sites.

Dr. Jim Judge is in his fourth year as the Faculty Athletic Representative at Urbana University. Dr. Judge is an associate professor in the Education and Allied Professions College at Urbana. As the Faculty Athletic Representative, he oversees the academic progress made by the University’s student-athletes. JENNIFER FREY ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER MEN’S BASKETBALL

Jennifer Frey, MA, ATC, a native of Marysville, joined Carrie Henry joined the Blue Knight athletic training the UU athletic training staff as the assistant athletic staff in March of 2010. Carrie came to Urbana from trainer in August of 2006. She earned her Bachelor of NovaCare Rehabilitation in Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to Science degree in Athletic Training from Wright State working for NovaCare, Carrie earned her Master's University in 2003. She holds a Master’s of Art in Degree in Education with a sports science emphasis from Education from Cumberland University in Tennessee, Defiance College in May of 2008. She received her which she earned in 2005. She was employed at Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Cumberland University as an athletic trainer before California University of Pennsylvania in 2006. Originially, coming to Urbana. Carrie is from northeast Ohio. Jassen Dobyns, BS, ATC, joined the Blue Knight athletic training staff in 2004. He was promoted to Head Athletic Trainer in 2006. He earned JASSEN DOBYNS his Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine from Wilmington College. HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER He is also a Certified Personal Trainer. Jassen resides in Springfield PHONE: 937.484.1254 with his wife Kelly and two daughters Mackenzie (10) and Sydney (8).

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ABOUT URBANA UNIVERSITY

As an independent liberal arts institution, Urbana University’s strength lies in its quality faculty, students, and curriculum supported by strong student services. Urbana University prepares students for a lifetime of leadership and service to society through excellent classroom instruction, real world experiences, community partnerships, and technology. It is the mission of Urbana University to offer a liberal arts education in a small college environment emphasizing student learning through individual attention, excellence in instruction, career-oriented programs, and critical reflection on moral and ethical values.

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Campus facilities include a blend of modern and traditional architecture, creating a peaceful and safe setting for learning and interacting with faculty and students. Set on 128 acres, the campus consists of academic and administrative buildings including the modern Lewis and Jean Moore Center for Mathematics and Science, the multipurpose Warren G. Grimes Center, a recently renovated Commons area, a brand new Student Center, a women’s residence hall completed in the fall of 2000, a new men’s residence hall completed in the summer of 2004, and an honors residence hall completed in 2007. State-of-the-art residence halls offer both traditional rooms and suite-style accommodations. Students can participate in the many cultural, educational, recreational and social events held on campus. Movies and professional acts supplement social activities such as dances, ski trips, clubs, Homecoming activities, special entertainment and others. A variety of student organizations provide students numerous opportunities for campus involvement and leadership development. Vocal music and dramatic activities are offered for all interested students and members of the Urbana community. The Performing Arts Department at Urbana seeks to develop the artistic talents of the student body.

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Urbana University is connected to the duPont family famous for the well-known chemical company that sponsors Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR race team? It’s true! T. Coleman duPont graduated from Urbana University Prep School Division in 1879 and went on to become President of the Dupont Chemical Company! Birdie Kim, the 2005 U.S. Open Women’s Golf Champion owes part of her success to one of our alumni? Absolutely. Miles Nixon, an Urbana grad, was Birdie’s caddy! An Urbana University graduate has been in the boxing ring with the likes of Evander Holyfield, Oscar de La Hoya, and George Foreman? Believe it! Brian Garry has officiated over 1400 professional boxing matches including 50 world titles! David Letterman had an Urbana alumnae as a guest MULTIPLE TIMES on his show? You can bet on it! Gretchen Worden, best known for revitalizing the famed Mutter Museum, appeared with Dave many times. One of our former basketball stars plays professionally for the Harlem Wizards? Yes, it’s true. Eric Jones is a key member of the Wizards and their famous basketball entertainment show.

Urbana University’s Honors Program can provide the knowledge and skills needed to gain acceptance to a graduate or professional school and/or leadership role at home or abroad. It can also Urbana University students really can reach for the prepare you to assume lifelong service to the community, whether stars! local, state, national, or international. Seriously. One of our former students, Tom Hennon, The Urbana University Bookstore carries text books, office has been a crew member on the space shuttle Atlantis, and flown three space missions!

and school supplies, Blue Knight apparel and merchandise, along with a wide variety of snacks and drinks. Visit Urbana The University of Kansas Women’s Resource Center University’s Online Bookstore to purchase a Blue Knight is named after an Urbana alumnae? hoodie, hat, or T-shirt at www.urbana.bncollege.com. The Warren G. Grimes Center Gymnasium is the Blue Knights’ home court. The gymnasium holds over 1,500 fans with additional seating available in the mezzanines above both bleachers. Blue Knight basketball games are always a popular event on campus. Students, family and friends routinely pack the gym to show their support for the Blue Knights. In addition to the fan support, the Royal Blues Pep Band and Blue Knight Cheerleaders are in attendance nearly every game.

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Dr. Emily Taylor was the original founder of a women’s higher education development program from whic h OVER 100 women have gone to become college or university presidents or chancellors! An Urbana alumnae was President of the West Virginia Institute of Technology and led them to become one of the best rated comprehensive universities in the country? Dr. Karen LaRoe recently retired and is now on the Urbana University Board of Trustees.


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Urbana University administers aid from a number of federal and state programs, includDEGREE PROGRAMS ing Pell Grants, Ohio Instructional Grants, SEOG Grants, Perkins Loans, Student Stafford Loans, and Parent Plus Loans. For more information on financial aid check our website at Allied Health Radiographic Imaging http://www.urbana.edu/finaid.htm or call the Urbana University office of financial aid Respiratory Care at 937-484-1355 or 1-800-7 URBANA ext. 1355. Business Administration Accounting Applicants are encouraged to apply early in their senior year of high school, though General Management there is no stated deadline. While admissions are flexible based on high school achieveHuman Resource Management ments and grades, applicants are usually accepted based on having a cumulative high Marketing school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 and an ACT score no less than an “18” Communication (or SAT score of 860). Business Marketing Communications Journalism/Public Relations Urbana University is a member of NCAA Division II. The Blue Knight athletic teams Theater compete against NCAA D-I, D-II, D-III and NAIA programs from across the country in 15 Computer Information Systems intercollegiate sports including: football, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s Computer Programming and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s E-business cross country, and men’s and women’s swimming. Women’s lacrosse became the 15th Management Information Systems intercollegiate team during the 2010-11 school year, and men’s and women’s bowling System Analysis and Design club teams were added in 2009. A variety of activities are also offered for student Systems and Network Administration enrichment including: theater, concerts, pep and marching bands, choir, movies, parties, Criminal Justice guest speakers, comedians, flag football, intramural basketball, skiing, student newspa- Education Early Childhood Development Education per, sand volleyball, indoor pool, student government and nearby outdoor adventure Early Childhood Education (K-3) activities (canoeing, rafting, hiking, camping, etc.). Middle Childhood Education (4-9) Adolescent/Young Adult Education (7-12) English Family Studies History Liberal Studies Mathematics Nursing-BSN Completion Program for RN’s only Philosophy and Religion Studies Political Science Pre-Law Psychology Science The 27,000-square-feet Student Center is one of In 2003, a major renovation project was Biology Urbana University’s newest on-campus facilities. completed at Barclay Hall and adjacent Chemistry Features include the Bundy Wellness Center, lounge, Bailey Hall. The two buildings, which Pre-Dentistry conference and meeting rooms, snack bar, and a house classrooms, are now connected by Pre-Medicine bookstore. Wireless computer service is available an atrium and a secondary walkway. Pre-Veterinary throughout the facility. Sociology Sports and Health Studies Athletic Training Exercise Science Recreation Sports Management Coaching Certificate Urbana University is dedicated to providing superb residence Graduate Programs of Study hall facilities to its students. McConnell Hall (above) was completed Master of Business Administration (MBA) in the summer of 2007, and Sycamore Residence Hall (left) was Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Classroom Teaching completed in 2004. The Warren G. Grimes Center (left) has been a mainstay on Urbana University’s campus for decades. Located on the south end of campus, the Grimes Center houses the gymnasium, swimming pool, racquetball courts, a new state-of-the-art free weight room, along with all of the athletic staff offices and additional classrooms. A sand volleyball court is located behind the Grimes Center. The facility is a hub for almost all student-athlete activity on campus. Student-athletes can be found in Grimes lifting weights, shooting hoops, working out or talking with coaches at all hours of the day.

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