2015-2016 Iona Gaels

2015-2016 Iona Gaels Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
2 Kelvin Amayo RS-Sr G 6-4 225 - Riverside (NJ) United States Nia Prep School
22 Taylor Bessick Jr F 6-9 225 Nov 18, 1992 Philadelphia (PA) United States Rise Academy-South Dade Charter School
4 Schadrac Casimir RS-So G 5-10 165 Nov 7, 1995 Stamford (CT) United States South Kent School
5 A.J. English III Sr G 6-4 190 Jul 10, 1992 Wilmington (DE) United States St. Thomas More Prep
32 Ryden Hines Jr C 6-10 225 Apr 20, 1994 Anchorage (AK) United States Impact Basketball Academy
0 Rickey McGill Fr PG 6-1 175 Jun 19, 1997 Spring Valley (NY) United States Spring Valley High School
15 Deyshonee Much So GF 6-5 180 Jan 26, 1994 Rochester (NY) United States Redemption Christian Academy
3 Ibn Muhammad Sr G 5-9 155 - Laurel (MD) United States Bishop McNamara High School
24 Benjamin Nwokeabia Fr G 6-5 165 Sep 1, 1996 Geneva Switzerland Impact Basketball Academy
13 Jahaad Proctor Fr SG 6-3 205 Aug 14, 1997 Harrisburg (PA) United States Harrisburg High School
10 Dashawn Richmond Sr G 6-3 200 Jan 3, 1994 Staten Island (NY) United States Curtis High School
25 Aaron Rountree Sr PF 6-8 200 Dec 1, 1993 Wilson (NC) United States Greenfield School
23 Jordan Washington Jr PF 6-8 255 Aug 24, 1993 Newark (NJ) United States Pathways College Preparatory School
33 Saren Westrop Fr F 6-7 190 Dec 13, 1996 Lethbridge Canada Lethbridge Collegiate Institute
1 Isaiah Williams Sr GF 6-7 190 May 29, 1992 Newark (NJ) United States Malcolm X Shabazz High School

Recent Iona Gaels History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 17-16 (12-6) 1st (MAAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 20-14 (11-7) 4th (MAAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2016-2017 22-13 (12-8) 3rd (MAAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2015-2016 22-11 (16-4) 2nd (MAAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2014-2015 26-9 (17-3) 1st (MAAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2013-2014 22-11 (17-3) 1st (MAAC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 20-14 (11-7) 4th (MAAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 25-8 (15-3) 1st (MAAC) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2010-2011 25-12 (13-5) 2nd (MAAC) Runner Up CIT Runner Up
2009-2010 21-10 (12-6) 3rd (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 12-19 (7-11) 7th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 12-20 (8-10) 7th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 2-28 (1-17) 10th (MAAC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 23-8 (13-5) 2nd (MAAC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 15-16 (9-9) 5th (MAAC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 11-18 (8-10) 7th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2002-2003 16-13 (11-7) 5th (MAAC) 2nd Rnd N/A

2015-2016 Iona Gaels Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
A.J. English III NABC All-District (1) First Team
A.J. English III All-MAAC First Team
Jordan Washington All-MAAC Second Team
A.J. English III MAAC Tournament MVP
A.J. English III MAAC All-Tournament Team
Jordan Washington MAAC All-Tournament Team
Isaiah Williams MAAC All-Tournament Team

2015-2016 Iona Gaels Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters I. Muhammad A. English III D. Much I. Williams J. Washington
Rotation S. Casimir J. Proctor   A. Rountree  
Rotation R. McGill     T. Bessick  
Lim PT   K. Amayo S. Westrop   R. Hines
Lim PT   B. Nwokeabia      

2015-2016 Iona Gaels Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
A.J. English III 28 35.9 22.6 5.0 6.2 1.6 0.5 3.6
Jordan Washington 31 18.7 14.2 6.4 0.4 0.5 0.6 2.1
Deyshonee Much 30 28.9 13.0 3.5 1.8 1.1 0.2 1.6
Isaiah Williams 33 32.7 12.8 6.9 1.9 0.8 0.5 1.4
Schadrac Casimir 4 24.2 6.2 1.8 2.8 1.0 0.0 0.8
Aaron Rountree 33 26.5 6.2 5.2 2.6 1.4 1.8 1.5
Jahaad Proctor 32 15.2 5.1 2.0 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.7
Ibn Muhammad 33 26.2 5.1 1.9 2.6 1.0 0.0 1.0
Taylor Bessick 24 11.8 3.5 3.3 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.8
Rickey McGill 30 10.5 2.8 1.5 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.6
Kelvin Amayo 4 9.8 0.8 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.2 1.2
Ryden Hines 21 4.4 0.3 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
Benjamin Nwokeabia 13 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Saren Westrop 13 1.8 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

2015-2016 Iona Gaels Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tim Cluess Head Coach 2010-2011 N/A
Jared Grasso Associate Head Coach 2011-2012 Assistant Coach (Iona, 2010 to 2011)
Brock Erickson Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Mark Calzonetti Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Long Island, 2012 to 2015)
John Weir Video Coordinator 2014-2015 N/A
Cooper Calzonetti Video Coordinator 2015-2016 N/A
Rick Cole Jr. Athletic Director 2013-2014 N/A
Bill O'Keefe Director of Basketball Operations 2014-2015 N/A
Brian Beyrer Associate Athletic Director of Communications 2012-2013 N/A
Jessica Rosenberg Assistant Athletic Director 2011-2012 N/A
John Kiggins Team Manager 2015-2016 N/A
Ricky Kerins Team Manager 2015-2016 N/A
Sam De Rosa Head Athletic Trainer 1999-2000 N/A
Kelly Shaver Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Leah Dior Assistant Athletic Trainer 2011-2012 N/A
Zachery Richards Assistant Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A