The men’s basketball team has as much fun on the court as off. Here, they give students an in with some fun facts about themselves.
Coach Devin Ginty: I grew up without TV.
Zach Burnham: I wear a size 17 shoe.
Spencer Schulze: I ate a brownie once.
Oivind Lundestad: I’ve played basketball in 14 countries.
Sam Okhotin: I play the violin.
Hayden Lescault: (left handed) I was right handed until I was 6 years old.
Junior Morgan: I love the wonderful air in Bakersfield.
Ben Maiava: I was born in Kansas but live in New Zealand.
Mike Planeta: I was the AR reading champ from kindergarten to 4th grade.
Coach Wil Bush: I was an extra in the movie, “Household Saints” when I was little.
Trev Peterson: There are five kids in my family and we all ball out.
Marek Klassen: I’m the best FIFA player on the team.
Coach Jordan Courneya: I appeared in a Broadway play called “Voca People.”
Coach Bill Carr: I went to Mount Rushmore last summer.
Randall Jackson: I love summer nights in Bakersfield.
Emerson Castaneda: I used to play the drums.
Gerard Rivers: I placed 2nd in the California State Games in swimming and qualified for the Junior Olympics in breaststroke.
James Walters: I asked Taylor Swift to homecoming.
Joe Elmquist: I have sat outside in -10 degree weather in nothing but shorts.
Judd Welfringer: I’ve snorkeled with sea turtles in the Virgin Islands.