2019-2020 Fairfield Stags

2019-2020 Fairfield Stags Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Taj Benning Jr G 6-4 202 - Fair Lawn (NJ) United States Bergen Catholic High School
24 Jesus Cruz Jr SG 6-5 210 Feb 12, 1998 San Juan (PR) Puerto Rico / United States Loomis Chaffee School
30 Omar El-Sheikh Jr F 6-8 220 - Cairo Egypt The Knox School
23 Vincent Eze Sr PF 6-8 210 Jun 8, 1995 Easton (PA) United States Putnam Science Academy
0 Caleb Green Jr G 5-10 175 - Londonderry (NH) United States Proctor Academy
21 Mark Henry Fr G 5-11 166 - Hamburg (NY) United States Hamburg High School
10 Allan Jeanne-Rose Fr F 6-7 185 - Tallahassee (FL) United States James Rickards High School
5 Aidas Kavaliauskas Sr PG 6-1 180 Dec 29, 1995 Kaunas Lithuania SPIRE Sports Academy
22 John Kelly Fr F 6-7 195 - Shelbina (MO) United States Williston Northhampton High School
1 Chris Maidoh Fr F 6-10 180 - Riverdale (MD) United States Scotland Performance Institute
15 Wassef Methnani Jr F 6-8 208 Aug 7, 1998 Kairouan Tunisia The Knox School
4 Jack Mullally Fr G 5-10 155 - Queens (NY) United States Xavier High School
35 Tshiefu Ngalakulondi Jr F 6-7 215 - Manchester (NH) United States Proctor Academy
12 Kevin Senghore-Peterson Jr F 6-7 235 Apr 1, 1998 Tynnered Sweden Marks Gymnasieskola
25 Landon Taliaferro Sr SG 6-5 192 - Boulder (CO) United States Boulder High School
11 Calvin Whipple So G 6-4 185 - Leominster (MA) United States Northfield Mount Hermon School

Recent Fairfield Stags History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 12-20 (8-12) 8th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
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

2019-2020 Fairfield Stags Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Chris Maidoh MAAC All-Rookie Team
Landon Taliaferro MAAC Player of the Week (Dec 2, 2019)

2019-2020 Fairfield Stags Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Benning L. Taliaferro A. Jeanne-Rose V. Eze C. Maidoh
Rotation A. Kavaliauskas J. Cruz   W. Methnani  
Rotation       K. Senghore-Peterson  
Lim PT   C. Whipple T. Ngalakulondi    
Lim PT   C. Green O. El-Sheikh    
Lim PT   M. Henry      

2019-2020 Fairfield Stags Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Landon Taliaferro 31 30.2 12.0 2.0 0.4 0.6 0.2 1.3
Jesus Cruz 32 27.9 11.0 3.6 1.5 0.8 0.1 2.0
Taj Benning 32 33.6 9.8 4.6 2.0 0.7 0.1 1.8
Vincent Eze 32 24.8 7.8 5.8 0.6 0.6 0.4 1.7
Aidas Kavaliauskas 27 24.3 4.4 2.2 2.3 0.9 0.0 2.1
Wassef Methnani 30 15.0 4.3 3.6 0.7 0.4 0.7 1.6
Chris Maidoh 31 17.5 3.9 4.6 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.7
Allan Jeanne-Rose 26 15.3 2.7 1.9 0.5 0.6 0.3 1.2
Kevin Senghore-Peterson 30 13.1 2.3 2.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.6
Calvin Whipple 30 12.1 2.0 1.4 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.4
Mark Henry 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2019-2020 Fairfield Stags Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jay Young Head Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Rutgers, 2016 to 2019)
Bryan Dougher Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Director of Basketball Operations (Rutgers, 2016 to 2019)
Chris Casey Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Head Coach (Niagara, 2013 to 2019)
Patrick Sellers Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Fairleigh Dickinson, 2018 to 2019)
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
Jim McDonnell Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
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
Mark Ayotte Director of Sports Medicine 1988-1989 N/A