#23 D.J. Wright

Men's Basketball
Class Senior Height 6'5"
Hometown Orofino, Idaho
High School Orofino Position Wing
Club Team Major Biochemistry, Biophysics
& Molecular Biology

 

Senior season (2011-12) - Scored six points on three of four shooting, while pulling down three rebounds in a win against Pacific ... Chipped in four points, three rebounds, two assists, and a block in a conference win vs. Linfield ... Earned first Whitman start and grabbed seven rebounds at home vs. George Fox ... Pulled down six rebounds in season opener vs. Washington-St. Louis.

Junior season (2010-11) - Started junior season at Whitman at semester break (December 2010).

Freshman, Sophomore seasons (2008-10) - Played first two college seasons at Walla Walla CC, averaging six points and six rebounds per game ... Hit seven of eight 3-point shots, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked six shots in final game as Warrior (consolation round game vs. Mount Hood CC at NWAACC tournament).

Prep - First-Team All-Conference at Orofino High ... Helped team place fourth at state as senior ... Earned Second-Team All-State honors at Idaho's Class 2A state tournament, averaging 25 points and 10 rebounds ... Also was Central Idaho League's Player of Year in football and state tournament player of year in baseball as senior.

Academics - Majoring in biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology at Whitman ... Awarded Whitman Scholarship, Anna and Walter G. Shuham Scholarship at Whitman.

Personal - Son of Jeff Wright and Lisa Schlagenhauf ... Has one older sister, two step-brothers, one step-sister ... Favorite movie is Dumb and Dumber ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant.

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