Men's Varsity Basketball

2002-03 Profiles

 

# 3

John Angle

Birth Date:   

 June 7, 1981

High School:   

 Flint Powers Catholic HS

High School Coach:   

 Brian MacDonald

Mother and Father:   

 John & Mary Jane

Field of Study:   

 Business

Favorite Book:   

 To Kill a Mockingbird

Favorite Movie:   

 Big Lebowski

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Izy Dope - DIRT Sound Productions

Favorite Quote:   

 "Say what you mean and mean what you say."

Professional Goals:   

 To be content

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Coach Albro

 

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#11

Mike Blicher

Birth Date:   

 Dec. 7, 1983

High School:   

 Clarkston HS

High School Coach:   

 Dan Fife

Mother and Father:   

 Mike & Lori

Field of Study:   

 Secondary Ed-Math

Favorite Book:   

 Fab Five

Favorite Movie:   

 Armageddon

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 St. Lunatics

Favorite Quote:   

 "Slow & steady wins the race."

Professional Goals:   

 

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Coach Albro & the chance to play Basketball

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# 10

Aaron Alsgaard

Birth Date:   

Dec. 28, 1981

High School:   

Lowell HS

High School Coach:   

Pete Bush

Mother and Father:   

Gary & Mary Ann

Field of Study:   

Favorite Book:   

Shiloh

Favorite Movie:   

Office Space & Top Gun

Favorite Artist/Group:   

Favorite Quote:   

Professional Goals:   

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

Basketball

 

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Redshirt

Nate Lisenbee

Birth Date:   

 July 18, 1982

High School:   

 Rockford HS

High School Coach:   

 Majerle

Mother and Father:   

 Jim & Katie

Field of Study:   

Favorite Book:   

 One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

Favorite Movie:   

 Mallrats

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Petey Pablo

Favorite Quote:   

 "The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing."

Professional Goals:   

 Invent something

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Basketball

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#14

T.J. Burdick

Birth Date:   

 February 5, 1983

High School:   

 Grand Haven HS

High School Coach:   

 Craig Taylor

Mother and Father:   

 Mike & Patti

Field of Study:   

 Elementary Education

Favorite Book:   

 Where The Sidewalk Ends

Favorite Movie:   

 The Pistol

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 112

Favorite Quote:   

 "I entered this world with nothing, and I will leave this world with nothing."

Professional Goals:   

 To become a quality teacher

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Reputation for education majors & athletics

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Redshirt

Brian Greko

Birth Date:   

 June 5, 1983

High School:   

 West Catholic HS

High School Coach:   

 Scott Simmons

Mother and Father:   

 Dave & Judy

Field of Study:   

Favorite Book:   

 Devil's Teardrop

Favorite Movie:   

 Cool Hand Luke

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Brooks & Dunn

Favorite Quote:   

 "Only the Strong Survive."

Professional Goals:   

 Be the best in my field of study

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Superior athletics and academics

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#22

Chuck Schuba

Birth Date:   

 July 5, 1980

High School:   

 Kalkaska

High School Coach:   

 Brett Graham

Mother and Father:   

 Chuck & Fran

Field of Study:   

 Education

Favorite Book:   

 Fab Five

Favorite Movie:   

 Exit Wounds & Jerry Maguire

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 JA Rule & DMX

Favorite Quote:   

 "Play Hard - Play Smart - Play Together"

Professional Goals:   

 Teach & Coach

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Education & Basketball

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#12

David Bush

Birth Date:   

 April 12, 1978

High School:   

 Paw Paw

High School Coach:   

 Rick Mitchell

Mother and Father:   

 Pauline Moroud

Field of Study:   

 Secondary Ed

Favorite Book:   

 Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Favorite Movie:   

 Caddy Shack

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Pantera

Favorite Quote:   

 "Treat others the way you want them to treat you."

Professional Goals:   

 To be successful

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Red & white are my colors

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#30

Derek Weaver

Birth Date:   

 Dec. 10, 1980

High School:   

 Bridgman HS

High School Coach:   

 Mike Miller

Mother and Father:   

 Jeff & Donna

Field of Study:   

 Geography

Favorite Book:   

Favorite Movie:   

 For the Love of the Game

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Staind

Favorite Quote:   

 "Because I have failed that is why I will succeed."

Professional Goals:   

 To be successful

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Basketball

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# 31

Jason Aerts

Birth Date:   

Feb. 5, 1983

High School:   

Pentwater HS

High School Coach:   

Rob Scott & Greg Gregwer

Mother and Father:   

Allen & JoAnne

Field of Study:   

Engineering

Favorite Book:   

 Leading with the Heart

Favorite Movie:   

 Forest Gump

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Incubus

Favorite Quote:   

 "Remember this, the choices you make in life, make you."  -John Wooden

Professional Goals:   

 Be happy with what I do, and make lots of money in the process

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Everything about the school fits ... both athletically and academically

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# 33

Andy Steketee

Birth Date:   

 June 8, 1980

High School:   

 Jenison Public HS

High School Coach:   

 Ed Crisman & Drik Weeldreyer

Mother and Father:   

 Bruce & Sue

Field of Study:   

 Education

Favorite Book:   

 Not Just A Game

Favorite Movie:   

 Caddy Shack

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Alabama, Aerosmith, & Jay-Z

Favorite Quote:   

 "Offense wins games, but defense wins championships."

Professional Goals:   

 Obtain a teaching position, coach, & eventually A.D.

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Coach Albro & the reputation for a quality education program

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# 40

Kyle Weaver

Birth Date:   

 Feb. 4, 1982

High School:   

 Paw Paw HS

High School Coach:   

 Rick Mitchell

Mother and Father:   

 Kathleen Partyka & Phillip Weaver

Field of Study:   

 Sports Management

Favorite Book:   

 Fab Five

Favorite Movie:   

 Goodfellas

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Belly Soundtrack

Favorite Quote:   

 "Every man must die, but not every man really lives."

Professional Goals:   

 Become a sports agent

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Great atmosphere

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# 42

Tyler Eising

Birth Date:   

 April 27, 1982

High School:   

 Marion HS

High School Coach:   

 Dale Eising

Mother and Father:   

 Dale & Lynna

Field of Study:   

 Physical Education & Health

Favorite Book:   

 Drive

Favorite Movie:   

 Top Gun & Hoosier

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Queen

Favorite Quote:   

 "God is good God is great take trash out on game day."

Professional Goals:   

 To be a successful teacher

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 I like the atmosphere.

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# 44

Kevin Murphy

Birth Date:   

 May 6, 1983

High School:   

 Kalamazoo Hackett

High School Coach:   

 Tim Gleeson

Mother and Father:   

 Bill & Mary Ellen

Field of Study:   

 Business

Favorite Book:   

 Lord of the Flies

Favorite Movie:   

 Shaft

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Dr. Dre

Favorite Quote:   

 "Attitude is Everything!"

Professional Goals:   

 To own my own business

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Academics and Basketball

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# 52

Tony Fernandez

Birth Date:   

 April 29, 1982

High School:   

 Detroit Holy Redeemer

High School Coach:   

 

Mother and Father:   

 Fernando Fernandez & Cheryl Gibson

Field of Study:   

 Psychology

Favorite Book:   

 The Outsiders

Favorite Movie:   

 Scarface

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 DMX

Favorite Quote:   

 "Good things come to those who wait."

Professional Goals:   

 To become successful and have a family

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 A small school with a good athletic program

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(Redshirt)

Tom Kuslikis

Birth Date:   

 March 31, 1981

High School:   

 West Catholic HS

High School Coach:   

 Charlie DeRyke

Mother and Father:   

 Ben & Molly

Field of Study:   

 Business/Accounting

Favorite Book:   

 

Favorite Movie:   

 Last Man Standing & Dumb and Dumber

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 2Pac & Staind

Favorite Quote:   

 "Winning isn't everything its the only thing."

Professional Goals:   

 Become a CPA and open my own business

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Because of Coach Albro & the chance to play basketball.

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(Redshirt)

John Coleman

Birth Date:   

 Feb. 24, 1981

High School:   

 Grand Ledge HS

High School Coach:   

 Tony Sweet

Mother and Father:   

 David & Nancy

Field of Study:   

 Undecided

Favorite Book:   

 The Things They Carried

Favorite Movie:   

 Scarface

Favorite Artist/Group:   

 Jay-Z & Outkast

Favorite Quote:   

 "Work hard and good things will happen."

Professional Goals:   

 Get a good job

Why I Chose Aquinas:   

 Academics

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