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- Tom Frericks
Tom Frericks

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bowling Green, Ky.

High School:
Greenwood

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 250

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
04/05/1981

Experience:
1VL



FRESHMAN YEAR (2000-01): Collected second double-digit scoring night in career with a team-high 10 points against Saint Louis (3/3)...received four stitches in his lip and left cheek in collision in the DePaul contest (2/24), but added four points and six rebounds in 12 minutes...tallied season highs of 11 points and seven rebounds against Centenary in 17 minutes (2/12)...contributed 11 solid minutes at USM (2/3) by hitting only field goal attempt and grabbing four rebounds...scored three points and grabbed two rebounds against Houston (1/31)...was not expected to play against Charlotte (1/24) because of illness, but scored four points and added four rebounds in five minutes...experienced sickness for the second straight game at Tulane (1/20) but was able to hit 3 of 4 free throws and give the Blazers seven minutes off the bench...despite having the flu, he made his second start and collected three rebounds in 10 minutes of action against Cincinnati (1/17)...scored a bucket, picked up a steal and a rebound against USM (1/13)... acquired season-best two steals at Houston (1/10) ...made first collegiate start against Hawai'i (12/23) and collected two rebounds in 10 minutes...added three rebounds and two assists in win against Cal State Northridge (12/21)...notched season-high 5 points along with 3 rebounds in 10 minutes against Chattanooga...had three rebounds in three minutes of action against Murray State...made 4 points and added 5 rebounds in first collegiate game against Alabama A&M

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner for both Jason Couch and Curtis Turley... a two-year all-state selection in both basketball and football for the former Greenwood Gator...he was a finalist for Kentucky "Mr. Basketball" honors following his senior year...averaged 18.6 points, 12.8 rebounds, and 2.1 blocks while leading the state in field goal shooting at 64 percent from the floor.

PERSONAL: Born April 5, 1981 in Houston, Texas ...son of Tom and Sue Frericks ... full name is Thomas Oliver Frericks ...a business management major.