#15 Walter Simon
|HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL)||Dresden, Germany/Coubertin-Gymnasium|
2010-11 (SOPHOMORE): Selected Preseason All-TranSouth … Voted First Team All-TranSouth Conference … Named TranSouth Scholar-Athlete and selected CoSIDA Academic All-District IV … Started all 30 games, averaging 11.6 points and 6.1 rebounds along with 0.9 blocks in 28.3 minutes per contest … Led team in scoring eight times and in rebounding seven times with two double-doubles … Finished year ranked 30th in NAIA in free throw percentage (.810) … Scored 12 points in each of first two games of year – at Oakwood Univ. and against Fisk Univ. … Posted 13 points at Talladega College and 18 points at Lindsey Wilson … Reached double figures in five straight games, scoring 16, 18, 12, 18 and 14 against Auburn Montgomery, Talladega College, Bellevue Univ., College of the Ozarks and Lyon College, respectively … Notched double-double with 11 points and 11 boards at Blue Mountain … Totaled 12 points against Trevecca Nazarene and 16 versus Bethel Univ. … Registered double figures in stretch of eight of nine contests, beginning with double-double at Martin Methodist, scoring 16 points and grabbing 13 boards … Stretch also included 20-point performance against Auburn Montgomery and 16-point games at Lyon College, versus Union Univ. and at Bethel Univ. … Made 47 of final 55 free throw attempts in last 15 games.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 29 games, starting all but one … Averaged 10.9 points and 6.6 rebounds … Named to TranSouth All-Freshman Team … Led team in scoring three times and in rebounding four times … Had 18 double-digit scoring games and recorded three double-doubles … Went four straight games scoring double digits from Nov. 10 to Nov. 20, including 19 points against Talladega College … Scored 10 points at West Virginia Tech … Tallied 12 points at Talladega College … Posted 16 points and nine rebounds against Fisk Univ. … Scored 14, 20 and 10 points in three-game stretch versus Freed-Hardeman, Blue Mountain and No. 14 Trevecca Nazarene, posting double-doubles in final two … Had double-figure scoring in eight of last 11 games of season … Posted 16 points against Lyon College and 11 versus both No. 23 Freed-Hardeman and Blue Mountain … Scored 10 points against Trevecca Nazarene … Recorded 17 and 14 points in two games against Mid-Continent … Tallied 16 points in TranSouth Championships quarterfinals … Scored 12 points at No. 10 Union Univ. in TranSouth Championships semifinals.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played basketball for coach Henrik Rodl at Coubertin-Gymnasium in Berlin, Germany … Helped lead team to second-place finish in 2008 German Championships.
PERSONAL: Walter Simon … Son of Konrad and Gabriele Simon … Born July 12, 1989 … Majoring in General Business.