Battled through knee problems as a junior ... Was the team's sixth man for most of the year ... Is a solid rebounder ... Needs to improve scoring punch in the paint ... Role will be determined by recovery from offseason knee surgery.
Paced the team with six rebounds against South Alabama ... Led the team with six boards against Denver ... Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Arkansas State ... Posted a team-high seven boards against UALR ... Netted a season-high seven points with seven rebounds in home victory over Arkansas State ... Posted seven rebounds against UL-Lafayette ... Scored six points and grabbed six rebounds in first career start against Tennessee State.
Was the team's sixth man all season ... Led the team in rebounding with a 4.9 average ... Scored 15 points against Arkansas State ... Netted 10 points against Louisiana Tech ... Led the team with 15 points and nine rebounds against UALR ... Scored a career-high 17 points and led the team with five boards against UNT ... Led the team with 11 points against Arkansas State ... Scored 11 points and snared nine boards against Radford ... Grabbed 11 rebounds against Campbell ... Grabbed a game high eight rebounds and scored 11 points against Tennessee ... Scored 11 points and pulled down a team-high six boards at Rice ... Led the team with six rebounds against IUPUI ... Grabbed 11 boards against St. Francis.
NE Oklahoma A&M
Averaged 15 points, nine boards, and three blocks for coach Lonnie Spencer ... Named to the All-Conference team.
Lettered four years at Lawrence County HS for coach Shane Clark ... Averaged 28 points and nine boards as a senior ... Second-leading scorer in LCHS history behind only former Blue Raider Cedrick Wallace ... Two-time member of the All-District, All-Region, All-Midstate, and All-State teams ... Named District MVP as a junior.
Parents: Novodny Young and Rosie Mitchell ... Born: 12/26/79 ... Major: Secondary Education ... Hobbies: movies and music.