WWU runs national tournament win streak to 10 with quarterfinal victory over Florida Southern
National title defense continues against Florida Southern in quarterfinals
Vikings looking to advance to championship game for second straight year
Vikings meet Chaminade in first-round game Friday at 7:30 p.m.
27-1 Vikings advance by avenging season's only loss with 61-43 win over UAF
COLLEGE: Suffered ligament damage in left leg in national semifinal game vs. Drury MO that required surgery (also had bone spur in foot removed) ... Played in 18 games as junior in 2012-13 ... Averaged 1.9 points on 12-fo-24 field-goal shooting and 1.1 rebounds ... Had career highs of 13 points vs. Quest BC on 12/8/12 and 7 rebounds vs. Multnomah OR on 11/9/12 ... Saw action in 33 games as sophomore in 2011-12 ... Rich Baxter Hustle award winner ... Averaged 2.3 points and 1.4 rebounds ... Scored career-high 9 points vs. Quest BC 12/12/11 and matched career high with 6 rebounds vs. Chestnut Hill PA on 11/6/11 ... Played in 26 games as freshman in 2010-11 ... Averaged 1.7 points and 1.6 rebounds ... Three letters ... Redshirt in 2009-10.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 16.3 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists in eight games as senior at Sehome High School before suffering torn ligaments in right knee in 95-56 win over Sedro-Woolley on 1/9/09 ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... Saw brief action in two more games before undergoing surgery ... Scored career-high 33 points against Davis ... As junior, helped Mariners place fifth at Class 2A state tournament, averaging 17.3 points on 50.7 percent field-goal shooting and 8.8 rebounds ... Scored 20 or more points in 10 games ... Missed seven games because of hip injury ... Three-year letter winner.
PERSONAL: Plans to major in operations management ... His father, Mike, played basketball at NCAA I Drake University ... His brother-in-law, Calin Schell, is former WWU basketball player.
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