1 November 25, 2008 General Information Location N. Warner CMB Tacoma, Washington Colors...Maroon and White Nickname... Loggers Enrollment...2,600 Founded President...Dr. Ronald Thomas Athletics Director... Amy Hackett Associate AD/SWA... Robin Hamilton Facilities Manager... Brian Billings Sports Information...Chris Thompson Athletic Trainer...Craig Bennett, ATC Office Manager... Cyndy Gulyas Athletic Department Phone...(253) M. Basketball Affilitation...NCAA Division III Conference...Northwest (NWC) Home Facility... Memorial Fieldhouse Surface...Hardwood Capacity...3,500 Head Coach... Justin Lunt Alma Mater... Pacific Lutheran Years at UPS... 3rd Season (40-14) Office Phone... (253) Assistant Coaches Assistant Coach... Matt Robles Assistant Coach... Andy Nelson Assistant Coach...Garrett Miller Quick Facts Record: NWC Record (2nd) Home Record Away Record Neutral Site Record Letterwinners Returning/Lost...11/5 Starters Returning/Lost...2/3 Next Games Date: Nov. 28, 2008 Opponent: Dominican (Calif.) Location: Warrior Arena (Turlock, Calif.) Time: 5:30 p.m. PST Date: Nov. 29, 2008 Opponent: Cal Maritime Location: Warrior Arena (Turlock, Calif.) Time: 5:30 p.m. PST Holiday Hoops The Loggers head down to Turlock, Calif. to participate in the County Bank Classic, hosted by Cal State Stanislaus. Puget Sound will take on the Dominican Penguins on Friday and the Cal Maritime Keelhaulers on Saturday, both games set for 5:30 p.m. Road Warriors After opening the season with the two home games at Foss High School, the Loggers will be on the road until January 2 when they host Lewis & Clark to open up Northwest Conference play. In addition to the weekend s games in Califonia., the Loggers picked up a win at Corban last weekend. In addition to another trip to California before the New Year, the Loggers will travel to Portland on Dec. 4 to play Warner Pacific and then make a quick jaunt down I-5 to Lacey to take on St. Martin s on Dec. 6. Statistically Speaking Following the first full weekend of hoops in the Northwest Conference, the Loggers ppg is tops in the conference. The Loggers also lead the NWC in scoring margin (+21.3), blocked shots per game (4.67), and steals per game (12.33). Individually, Antwan Williams is tops in assists with 5.33 per game and in steals with 3.67 per game. Senior Jason Foster has blocked seven shots on the season to lead the NWC while Robert Krauel is fifth in the conference in scoring at 17.3 ppg. Scouting Dominican The Penguins, from San Rafael, Calif., head up to Turlock with a record of 2-4 on the season. Having played an all-naia schedule thus far, Dominican is averaging 68.5 points per game while allowing Forward Adam Chavis leads the Penguins with 15.8 ppg while center Chris Demarco is putting up 14.3 ppg to go with 8.7 rebounds per game. Scouting Cal Maritime The Keelhaulers, from Vallejo, Calif., are 5-3 on the season heading into the weekend. John Stiles leads the team with ppg and 7.17 rpg. Guard Andrew Mederios is dishing out an average of 2.57 apg for the Keelhaulers, who are averaging ppg while allowing ppg. Last week, Cal Maritime lost to San Jose State, 79-37, before bouncing back with an win over Maine Maritime on Friday. The Keelhaulers wrapped up the weekend with a loss to Northwest Christian.
2 Statistics INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS I---TOTAL---I I----3-PTS---I I----REBOUNDS--I # Name GP GS Pts. Avg. FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Min. Avg 01 Crabb, Trevor Douglas, Bryce Foster, Jason Aberg, David Koach, Colin Gehring, Conner Grissette, Gerald Levin, Bryce Williams, Antwan Shelton, Kaleb Egberuare, Edric Boyce, Austin Pinkney, James Krauel, Robert Falvey, Orion Total Opponents RESULTS Date Opponent W/L Score High Points High NOV. 15 UC SANTA CRUZ W Krauel (27) Foster (12) NOV. 16 MACALESTER W Foster (20) Foster (9) Nov. 20 at Corban W Krauel (17) Krauel (9) *Northwest Conference Game Home matches in BOLD CAPS TEAM STATISTICS UPS OPP SCORING Points per game Scoring margin FIELD GOALS-ATT Field goal pct POINT FG-ATT point FG pct pt FG made per game FREE THROWS-ATT Free throw pct F-Throws made per game REBOUNDS s per game ing margin ASSISTS Assists per game TURNOVERS Turnovers per game Turnover margin Assist/turnover ratio STEALS Steals per game BLOCKS 14 9 Blocks per game ATTENDANCE Home games-avg/game Score By Period 1st 2nd Total Puget Sound Opponents
3 Schedule/Results SCHEDULE/RESULTS Date Opponent Venue City Time/Score Nov. 8 Eastern Washingon (Exhib.) Reese Court Cheney, Wash. L Nov. 15 #UC Santa Cruz Henry Foss High School Tacoma, Wash. W Nov. 16 #Macalester Henry Foss High School Tacoma, Wash. W Nov. 20 Corban C. E. Jeffers Sports Center Salem, Ore. W Nov. 28 ^Dominican (Calif.) Warrior Arena Turlock, Calif. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 29 ^Cal Maritime Warrior Arena Turlock, Calif. 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 Warner Pacific CC Perry Gym Portland, Ore. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 Saint Martin s SMU Pavilion Lacey, Wash. 7:00 p.m. Dec. 28 %Gustavus Adolphus Burlingame High School Burlingame, Calif. 1:00 p.m. Dec. 29 %Simpson (Iowa) Burlingame High School Burlingame, Calif. 11:00 a.m. Jan. 2 *Lewis & Clark Memorial Fieldhouse Tacoma, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Jan. 3 *Linfield Memorial Fieldhouse Tacoma, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Jan. 6 *Pacific Lutheran Olson Auditorium Parkland, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Jan. 10 *George Fox Wheeler Sports Center Newberg, Ore. 8:00 p.m. Jan. 16 *Whitworth Whitworth Fieldhouse Spokane, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Jan. 17 *Whitman Sherwood Center Walla Walla, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Jan. 23 *Pacific Memorial Fieldhouse Tacoma, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Jan. 24 *Willamette Memorial Fieldhouse Tacoma, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Jan. 30 *Lewis & Clark Pamplin Sports Center Portland, Ore. 8:00 p.m. Jan. 31 *Linfield Ted Wilson Gymnasium McMinnville, Ore. 8:00 p.m. Feb. 3 *Pacific Lutheran Memorial Fieldhouse Tacoma, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Feb. 7 *George Fox Memorial Fieldhouse Tacoma, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Feb. 13 *Whitworth Memorial Fieldhouse Tacoma, Wash. 8:00 p.m. Feb. 14 *Whtiman Memorial Fieldhouse Tacoma, Wash. 6:00 p.m. Feb. 20 *Pacific Pacific Athletic Center Forest Grove, Ore. 8:00 p.m. Feb. 21 *Willamette Cone Field House Salem, Ore. 8:00 p.m. Home Games Denoted in Bold * Indicates Northwest Conference (NWC) Match # Indicates Allstate Cantillana Tip-Off Classic (Tacoma, Wash) ^ Indicates County Bank Classic (Turlock, Calif.) % Indicates Ameriprise San Francisco Classic (Burlingame, Calif.) RECORD WHEN Northwest Conference Standings As of Nov. 25, 2008 NWC Overall School GP Record Win% PF PA GP Record Win% PF PA Puget Sound Pacific Lutheran Whitworth Lewis & Clark Pacific Linfield Whitman Willamette George Fox Home Away Neutral At Halftime When Leading When Tied When Trailing When Scoring Under and Over...0-0
4 Recap - November 8, 2008 LOGGERS FALL TO D-I EWU IN EXHIBITION, CHENEY, Wash. - Eastern Washington point guard Benny Valentine struck for 21 points and the Puget Sound Loggers couldn t answer back as the Eagles collected a exhibition win over the Loggers on Saturday afternoon at Reese Court in Cheney, Wash. In the first half, the Eagles flew out to an early lead, holding a 15-point advantage midway through the period. The Loggers chipped away at the lead, which grew to as big as 18, cutting the EWU advantage to just nine points, 40-31, heading into the break. In the second half, both coaches let their teams run as the two squads combined for 85 points. Eastern Washington slowly grew their lead, eventually going up by as many as 26 with two minutes to go and the Eagles proved too much for UPS to counter as the Loggers fell The Loggers were led by 10 points and eight rebounds from senior preseason All-American Jason Foster (Spanaway, Wash./ Henry Foss). Bryce Levin (Everett, Wash.) came off the bench to score nine points while Nadav Heyman (Corvallis, Ore.), Robert Krauel (Phoenix, Ariz./North Canyon) and Edric Egberuare (San Jose, Calif./Milpitas) each finished with seven points. Eastern Washington was led by the 21 points from Valentine, a transfer from Texas Tech. Mark Dunn added 12 points and 12 rebounds to collect the double-double while Jeff Christensen chipped in 10 points in the win. Puget Sound vs Eastern Washington 11/8/08 2:05 p.m. at Reese Court - Cheney, Wash. Puget Sound HEYMAN, Nadav * FOSTER, Jason * WILLIAMS, Antwan * BOYCE, Austin * KRAUEL, Robert * CRABB, Trevor ABERG, David KOACH, Colin GEHRING, Conner LEVIN, Bryce SHELTON, Kaleb EGBERUARE, Edric PINKNEY, James Team Totals FG % 1st Half: % 3FG % 1st Half: % FT % 1st Half: % Eastern Washington 90 2nd half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % Game: % Game: % Game: % 7 14 GIBSON, Gary * GROSS, Trey * GENAO, Andy * STANOJEVIC, Milan * MOORE, Brandon * VALENTINE, Benny CHRISTENSEN, Jeff WINFORD, Kevin DEMISSIE, Abebe BRUNELL, Matthew DUNN, Mark CLARK, John Team Totals FG % 1st Half: % 3FG % 1st Half: % FT % 1st Half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % Game: % Game: % Game: % Officials: Wilson Holland, Scott Harris, John Paul Guerrero Technical fouls: Puget Sound-None. Eastern Washington-GROSS, Trey. Attendance: EXHIBITION GAME... DOES NOT COUNT IN EWU'S SEASON RECORD OR STATISTICS Puget Sound Eastern Washington
5 Recap - November 15, 2008 LOGGERS HOLD OFF SLUGS FOR SEASON-OPENING WIN TACOMA, Wash. - Using their usual high-pressure full-court defense, the Puget Sound Loggers opened up the season with a win, defeating the visiting UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs in the second game of the Allstate Cantillana Men s Basketball Tip-Off Classic on Saturday night at Henry Foss High School in Tacoma, Wash. The Loggers went on a number of runs in the first half, taking a 15-point lead with just over five minutes left to go, but the Slugs kept fighting, closing to within two points, 39-37, at halftime. Guard Ryan Matsuoka carried the UCSC offense in the first half, putting up 18 of his final 29 points in the first 20 minutes. In the second half, the Loggers put 10 points on the board in the first 53 seconds, all from senior guard Antwan Williams (Portland, Ore./Madison) as they regained a comfortable lead. Santa Cruz continued to battle but they found themselves in foul trouble and the deep Puget Sound bench proved too much to handle as the Loggers collected the win. Puget Sound was led by 27 points from senior Robert Krauel (Phoenix, Ariz./North Canyon). Williams finished with 16 on the night while Austin Boyce (Kent, Wash./Kentwood) put up 12. Senior forward Jason Foster (Spanaway, Wash./Henry Foss) finished one point shy of the double-double, chalking up a game-high 12 rebounds to go with nine points. The Logger bench outscored the UCSC bench, 25-8, on the night. UC Santa Cruz was led by the 29 points from Matsuoka. Jacob Moore added 14 while Daniel Bryan and Niel Brennan finished with 13 and 12 points respectively. UC Santa Cruz vs Puget Sound 11/15/08 8:00 pm PST at Tacoma, Wash. (Henry Foss High School) UC Santa Cruz Matsuoka, Ryan * Mortezaie, Eshon * Bryan, Daniel * Moore, Jacob * Brennan, Niel * Davis, Eric Swanson, Ryan Sanchez, Brandon Smith, Miguel Monson, Ted Buck, John Team Totals FG % 1st Half: % 3FG % 1st Half: % FT % 1st Half: % Puget Sound nd half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % Game: % Game: % Game: % 4 05 Foster, Jason * Koach, Colin * Williams, Antwan * Boyce, Austin * Krauel, Robert * Crabb, Trevor Aberg, David Gehring, Conner Levin, Bryce Shelton, Kaleb Egberuare, Edric Pinkney, James Team Totals FG % 1st Half: % 3FG % 1st Half: % FT % 1st Half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % Officials: Jeff Kent, Larry Berg, Reece King Technical fouls: UC Santa Cruz-None. Puget Sound-None. Attendance: Allstate Cantillana Tip-Off Classic Hosted by University of Puget Sound UC Santa Cruz Puget Sound Game: % Game: % Game: % 4
6 Recap - November 16, 2008 LOGGERS MARCH PAST SCOTS, TACOMA, Wash. - Junior forward Austin Boyce (Kent, Wash./Kentwood) took home tournament MVP honors as the Puget Sound Loggers rolled past the Macalester Scots, 87-51, in the final game of the Allstate Cantillana Tip-Off Classic on Sunday night at Henry Foss High School. The Loggers (2-0) took the lead early, pushing the lead to 16 with a minute to go as Puget Sound took a lead into the locker rooms at the break. Boyce put up 16 of his eventual 18 points in the first half and senior Jason Foster (Spanaway, Wash./Henry F0ss) put up 15 points and nine boards as the Logger held the early lead. In the second half, it was more of the same as UPS continued to wear away Macalester. The lead continued to grow for the Loggers, eventually reaching 36 with 40 seconds to go as Puget Sound collected the win. The Loggers were led by 20 points and nine boards from Foster, who was named to the all-tournament team. Boyce finished with 17 while Antwan Williams (Portland, Ore./Madison) added 13. The Loggers forced 31 turnovers, collecting 15 steals on the game. Macalester was led by nine points from Colin Keeley. Nate Assel added eight points in the loss while James Murray came off the bench to bring down seven rebounds. Macalester scored nearly half of their points from the charity stripe, going 24-of-36 on free throws. Macalester vs Puget Sound 11/16/08 8:15 pm PST at Tacoma, Wash. (Henry Foss High School) Macalester Nate Assel * Paul Richie * Kyle Hamblett * Jerry Kraus * Colin Keeley * David Lewin Tyson Morgan Evan Welo Tyler Gubbrud James Murray Jackson Wright Jonathan Misch Patrick Piepkorn Team Totals FG % 1st Half: % 3FG % 1st Half: % FT % 1st Half: % Puget Sound nd half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % Game: % Game: % Game: % l s 3 05 Foster, Jason * Koach, Colin * Williams, Antwan * Boyce, Austin * Krauel, Robert * Crabb, Trevor Douglas, Bryce Aberg, David Gehring, Conner Grissette, Gerald Levin, Bryce Shelton, Kaleb Egberuare, Edric Pinkney, James Falvey, Orion Team Totals FG % 1st Half: % 3FG % 1st Half: % FT % 1st Half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % Officials: Bruce Corsan, Jerry Malleese, Robert Grant Technical fouls: Macalester-None. Puget Sound-None. Attendance: Allstate Cantillana Tip-Off Classic Hosted by University of Puget Sound Macalester Puget Sound Game: % Game: % Game: % l s 2
7 Recap - November 20, 2008 LOGGER MEN BATTLE PAST CORBAN, SALEM, Ore. - Taking to the road for the first time this season, the Puget Sound Loggers drove past the Corban Warriors, 95-84, in a non-conference men s basketball game on Thursday night in Salem, Ore. In the first half, the Loggers and Warriors battled for the first part of the game but the Loggers eventually began to pull away about midway through the period, holding a lead with 7:18 remaining in the period. Corban kept up the fight, getting back within four but a late Logger run, capped by a Colin Koach (Portland, Ore./Lincoln) lay-up at the buzzer gave Puget Sound the halftime lead. In the second half, the Warriors stepped up their offensive pressure, making 53.3% of their shots but the Loggers made 63.3% of their second half attempts to take the win. Puget Sound forced 19 turnovers, collecting 12 steals on the night. The Loggers were led by 17 points and nine rebounds from forward Robert Krauel (Phoenix, Ariz./North Canyon). Jason Foster (Spanaway, Wash./Henry Foss) chipped in 16 points and Antwan Williams (Portland, Ore./Madison) chalked up 15 points in the win. Bryce Levin (Everett, Wash.) and Conner Gehring (Port Orchard, Wash./South Kitsap) each had strong efforts off the bench, scoring 11 and 10 points respectively. Corban was led by a game-high 25 points from guard Clay Martin. Wade Douglas came off the bench to score 13 points while Ben Potloff scored 12 in relief. The Warriors blocked three shots on the night, while recording five steals in the loss. Puget Sound vs Corban 11/20/08 7:30 PM at Salem, Ore. (C.E. Jeffers Sports Center) Puget Sound 95 (3-0) 05 Foster, Jason f Boyce, Austin f Krauel, Robert f Koach, Colin g Williams, Antwan g Crabb, Trevor Aberg, David Gehring, Conner Levin, Bryce Shelton, Kaleb Egberuare, Edric Pinkney, James Team Totals FG % 1st Half: % 3FG % 1st Half: % FT % 1st Half: % Corban 84 (0-2) 2nd half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % Game: % Game: % Game: % l s 2 24 CRONRATH, Erik f LOGAN, Ian f MARTIN, Bryan g MARTIN, Paul g MARTIN, Clay g KEENE, Nash DOUGLAS, Wade POTLOFF, Ben MAUERMANN, Jake SIMMERS, Solomon Team Totals FG % 1st Half: % 3FG % 1st Half: % FT % 1st Half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % 2nd half: % Officials: Ken Hoiland, Daniel Gresham, David Gonzales Technical fouls: Puget Sound-None. Corban-None. Attendance: 467 Game: % Game: % Game: % l s 3 Puget Sound Corban Last FG - UPS 2nd-02:01, CRB 2nd-00:07. Largest lead - UPS by 18 2nd-10:33, CRB by 3 1st-18:05. In Off 2nd Fast Points Paint T/O Chance Break Bench UPS CRB Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 3 times.