2017-2018 Fairfield Stags

2017-2018 Fairfield Stags Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Taj Benning Fr G 6-4 202 - Fair Lawn (NJ) United States Bergen Catholic High School
0 Olivier Cadieux So GF 6-4 205 - Montreal Canada Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
24 Jesus Cruz Fr SG 6-5 210 Feb 12, 1998 San Juan (PR) Puerto Rico / United States Loomis Chaffee School
30 Omar El-Sheikh Fr F 6-8 220 - Cairo Egypt The Knox School
35 Aziz Essa Fr F 6-9 250 - Abu Halifa Kuwait Brewster Academy
23 Ferron Flavors, Jr. So G 6-3 190 - Federal Way (WA) United States Federal Way High School
4 Jared Harper RS-Sr G 6-0 195 - Beverly Hills (CA) United States Campbell Hall School
13 Jonathan Kasibabu Jr C 6-8 240 Apr 24, 1996 Kisangani Democratic Republic of the Congo Westtown School
5 Aidas Kavaliauskas So PG 6-1 180 Dec 29, 1995 Kaunas Lithuania SPIRE Sports Academy
11 Alonde LeGrand RS-Fr GF 6-7 205 - Harlem (NY) United States Berkshire School
15 Wassef Methnani Fr F 6-8 208 Aug 7, 1998 Kairouan Tunisia The Knox School
14 Matija Milin Jr GF 6-9 215 Jan 3, 1995 Belgrade Serbia Sports Belgrade
3 Tyler Nelson Sr G 6-3 180 Aug 9, 1995 Bradford (MA) United States Central Catholic High School
10 Thomas Nolan Jr SG 6-3 210 - Fairfield (CT) United States Fairfield College Preparatory School
1 Jerome Segura Sr G 5-11 175 - Houston (TX) United States Langham Creek High School
12 Kevin Senghore-Peterson Fr F 6-7 235 Apr 1, 1998 Tynnered Sweden Marks Gymnasieskola

Recent Fairfield Stags History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 9-22 (6-12) 9th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2017-2018 17-16 (9-9) 5th (MAAC) Runner Up N/A
2016-2017 16-15 (11-9) 5th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 19-14 (12-8) 4th (MAAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 7-24 (5-15) 10th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 7-25 (4-16) 10th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 19-16 (9-9) 6th (MAAC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2011-2012 22-15 (12-6) 3rd (MAAC) Runner Up CIT 4th Rnd
2010-2011 24-8 (15-3) 1st (MAAC) 3rd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 23-11 (13-5) 2nd (MAAC) Runner Up CIT 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 17-15 (9-9) 4th (MAAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 14-16 (11-7) 5th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 13-19 (10-8) 5th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2005-2006 9-19 (7-11) 7th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 15-15 (11-7) 3rd (MAAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 18-12 (12-6) 3rd (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 19-12 (13-5) 2nd (MAAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd

2017-2018 Fairfield Stags Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tyler Nelson NABC All-District (1) First Team
Tyler Nelson All-MAAC First Team
Tyler Nelson MAAC All-Tournament Team
Jerome Segura MAAC All-Tournament Team
Tyler Nelson MAAC Player of the Week (Feb 5, 2018)
Aidas Kavaliauskas MAAC Rookie of the Week (Jan 22, 2018)

2017-2018 Fairfield Stags Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Kavaliauskas T. Nelson F. Flavors, Jr. J. Cruz J. Kasibabu
Rotation J. Segura     W. Methnani  
Lim PT T. Benning T. Nolan O. El-Sheikh M. Milin  
Lim PT J. Harper O. Cadieux K. Senghore-Peterson    

2017-2018 Fairfield Stags Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tyler Nelson 33 36.5 22.2 4.2 3.3 1.4 0.1 2.5
Ferron Flavors, Jr. 33 31.3 12.3 3.6 1.1 0.6 0.0 0.8
Jesus Cruz 33 27.1 9.1 4.4 1.4 1.6 0.2 1.5
Jonathan Kasibabu 32 21.3 9.0 5.6 1.2 0.4 1.1 1.7
Wassef Methnani 30 13.8 6.4 3.6 0.8 0.4 0.8 1.6
Matija Milin 26 17.0 6.0 4.2 1.1 0.3 0.1 1.0
Aidas Kavaliauskas 20 30.1 5.3 2.8 4.6 1.4 0.1 2.2
Jerome Segura 30 19.6 4.2 1.1 2.4 0.6 0.0 1.1
Omar El-Sheikh 23 10.4 3.4 2.7 0.5 0.4 0.4 1.1
Kevin Senghore-Peterson 24 14.8 3.1 2.9 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.6
Taj Benning 25 10.2 1.6 1.4 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.6
Olivier Cadieux 2 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Thomas Nolan 9 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jared Harper 4 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2

2017-2018 Fairfield Stags Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Sydney Johnson Head Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Tyson Wheeler Assistant Coach 2010-2011 Director of Basketball Operations (Fairfield, 2008 to 2010)
Mitch Buonaguro Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (Siena, 2010 to 2013)
Tom Parrotta Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Fordham, 2012 to 2015)
Paul Schlickmann Athletic Director 2017-2018 Athletic Director (Central Connecticut State, 2011 to 2017)
Nick Kolb Director of Strength and Conditioning 2014-2015 N/A
Stephen Elmore Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 Director of Basketball Operations (Manhattan, 2014 to 2017)
Jack Jones Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2015-2016 Associate Director of Media Relations (Fairfield, 2012 to 2015)
Zach Dayton Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2015-2016 N/A
Andrew Leone Assistant Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Mark Ayotte Director of Sports Medicine 1988-1989 N/A