Bay Shore, NY
Redshirt senior who will battle for a starting job in the Hurricane frontcourt … A tremendous athlete who is expected to help the Hurricanes with defense and rebounding … Is always around the basketball … Runs the floor well and has great leaping ability.?
As A Junior (2003-04)
Played in 22 games making eight starts… averaged 6.3 points and 3.5 rebounds per game while shooting 49-89 (.551) from the field … Scored double figures four times … In the Regular Season: Played career high 32 minutes against Providence (2-21-04) recording eight points, three rebounds, two assists, and three steals … Started against Connecticut (2-18-04) recording six points, a career high eight rebounds and two steals … Had a career high 16 points and seven rebounds versus Syracuse (2-11-04) … Was 5-10 from the field … Had nine points, six rebounds and one block in 21 minutes versus Boston College (2-11-04) … Hit two free throws with 0.8 seconds remaining to send the game to overtime … Had nine points, six rebounds and a career-high three blocks against Georgetown (1-31-04) … Was 4-6 from the field … Scored nine points and pulled down two rebounds in 21 minutes against Rutgers (1-21-04) … Had six points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal against Virginia Tech (1-17-04)
As A Redshirt (2002-03)
Did not play during the 2002-03 season while recovering from a broken bone in his right foot suffered during the preseason.
As A Sophomore (2001-02)
Played in 26 games averaging 1.5 points an d 1.4 rebounds in 5.6 minutes per game … Averaged 10.9 points and a team high 10.1 rebounds per 40 minutes … In the Regular Season: Made his collegiate debut against Eastern Michigan (11-18-01) … Played 12 minutes recording 2 points and a season-high five rebounds … Recorded three rebounds in 12 minutes against Alabama-Birmingham (11-19-01) … Scored two points and pulled down four rebounds against Lafayette (11-24-01) … Recorded two rebounds, one block and one steal in eight minutes of action against Florida Atlantic (12-18-01) … Played six minutes against Florida International (12-3-01) recording one assist … Recorded three points and one rebound in seven minutes of action against Florida A&M (12-18-01) … Recorded a career-high five points and two rebounds in eight minutes against St. Francis-PA (12-30-01) … Recorded two points in five minutes against Pittsburgh (1-15-02) … Posted two points, connecting on his only field goal attempt of the day, one rebound in five minutes of action against Providence (1-19-02) … Recorded one rebound, one assist and one block in three minutes of action against Villanova … Played career high 13 minutes against Boston College (2-10-02) recording five points, two rebounds, one block and one steal … Was 2-3 from the field and 1-2 from the line … Played eight minutes against St. John’s (2-13-02) recording two points, one block and matched career-high with five rebounds … Recorded two points and one block in three minutes against Notre Dame (2-23-02) … Recorded three points and one rebound against Virginia Tech (3-2-02) … In the BIG EAST Tournament: Played in both games averaging 3.0 points and 1.0 rebounds in 5.5 minutes per contest … Scored a career-high six points and pulled down two rebounds against Georgetown (3-7-02) … Did not score in two minutes of action against Pittsburg (3-8-02) … In the NCAA Tournament: Played a career-high 14 minutes against Missouri (3-14-02) recording two points and a career-high seven rebounds.
At Fresno City College (2000-01)
Played only one season at Fresno City College … First-team All-District and All-Central Valley Conference selection averaging 23.2 points, 14.3 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks per game … Shot 57.8 percent from the field and 79.4 percent from the line … Team captain and MVP.
Prep School: Cheshire Academy … First-team All-Conference and second-team All-State selection … Averaged 20 points, 13 rebounds and 3.6 blocks per game … Team captain and MVP … Led team to 24-3 record and a semifinal berth in the playoffs … Coached by Bill Casson.
High School: Bay Shore … Four-year starter … Averaged 18 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks per game as a senior … First-team All-State selection as a senior … All-District and All-County selection last three seasons … was a wide receiver and tight end on the football team as a freshman, sophomore and junior … Coached in basketball by Kenny Parham.
Personal: Nicknames are “Friz” and “Cloud 9” … Majoring in Liberal Arts … Would like to become a teacher once his basketball career is over … Enjoys reading and writing in his free time … Has worked as a model.