2002-2003 Valparaiso Crusaders

2002-2003 Valparaiso Crusaders Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Ali Berdiel So GF 6-6 200 Dec 14, 1983 Ponce (PR) Puerto Rico / United States Andrean High School
- Seth Colclasure Fr G 6-2 170 Mar 15, 1983 Decatur (IN) United States Bellmont Senior High School
- Joaquim Gomes Jr F 6-8 220 Dec 23, 1980 Luanda Angola N/A
- Raitis Grafs Sr C 6-8 235 Jun 12, 1981 Riga Latvia N/A
- Jason Hawkins Jr G 5-11 160 Mar 5, 1981 Gary (IN) United States Bishop Noll Institute
- Roberto Nieves Jr G 6-4 195 Jan 20, 1982 Yabucoa (PR) Puerto Rico / United States Academia Discipulos de Cristo High School
- Antti Nikkila Sr C 6-11 264 Aug 25, 1978 Kangasala Finland N/A
- Dan Oppland Fr F 6-8 225 Jan 7, 1984 St. Louis (MO) United States Whitfield High School
- Mike Oppland RS-Fr F 6-7 205 Jan 7, 1984 St. Louis (MO) United States Whitfield High School
- Stalin Ortiz Sr SG 6-3 190 Feb 8, 1981 Cali Colombia N/A
- Greg Tonagel Jr G 6-3 190 Apr 5, 1980 LaPorte (IN) United States LaPorte High School
- Phil Wille Sr C 6-10 250 Mar 19, 1980 Hilliard (OH) United States Hilliard Davidson High School

Valparaiso Transfers Sitting Out 2002-2003

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Ron Howard So GF 6-5 185 Nov 14, 1982 Chicago (IL) United States Marquette

Recent Valparaiso Crusaders History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 15-18 (7-11) 8th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2017-2018 15-17 (6-12) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2016-2017 24-9 (14-4) 1st (Horizon) 2nd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2015-2016 30-7 (16-2) 1st (Horizon) 3rd Rnd NIT Runner Up
2014-2015 28-6 (13-3) 1st (Horizon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2013-2014 18-16 (9-7) 4th (Horizon) 2nd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 26-8 (13-3) 1st (Horizon) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 22-12 (14-4) 1st (Horizon) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2010-2011 23-12 (12-6) 4th (Horizon) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2009-2010 15-17 (10-8) 4th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 9-22 (5-13) 9th (Horizon) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 22-14 (9-9) 4th (Horizon) 3rd Rnd CBI 2nd Rnd
2006-2007 16-15 (9-5) 3rd (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 17-12 (8-8) 4th (MCC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 14-16 (10-6) 3rd (MCC) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 18-13 (11-5) 1st (MCC) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 20-11 (12-2) 1st (MCC) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd

2002-2003 Valparaiso Crusaders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Raitis Grafs The Summit League All-First Team
Stalin Ortiz The Summit League All-Second Team
Raitis Grafs The Summit League All-Tournament Team
Stalin Ortiz The Summit League Sixth Man

2002-2003 Valparaiso Crusaders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters G. Tonagel R. Nieves A. Berdiel J. Gomes R. Grafs
Rotation S. Colclasure S. Ortiz M. Oppland D. Oppland A. Nikkila
Lim PT J. Hawkins       P. Wille

2002-2003 Valparaiso Crusaders Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Raitis Grafs 31 30.6 16.5 5.9 1.9 1.2 1.8 2.2
Stalin Ortiz 31 28.9 13.6 5.6 1.6 1.8 0.1 1.8
Joaquim Gomes 31 25.7 9.2 5.6 1.5 1.3 0.7 2.1
Roberto Nieves 29 23.0 7.7 3.5 1.7 0.6 0.1 1.9
Ali Berdiel 31 28.8 7.6 2.6 4.7 1.8 0.3 3.1
Greg Tonagel 31 31.1 5.6 2.0 3.8 1.3 0.0 1.6
Dan Oppland 28 15.9 4.9 4.0 0.8 0.5 0.0 1.3
Antti Nikkila 31 10.3 3.5 2.4 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.5
Seth Colclasure 25 10.9 3.0 0.8 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.6
Mike Oppland 3 10.7 2.0 1.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.7
Jason Hawkins 8 2.0 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.4
Phil Wille 10 2.4 0.6 0.8 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2

2002-2003 Valparaiso Crusaders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Luke Gore Assistant Coach 2002-2003 N/A
Rod Moore Head Athletic Trainer 1967-1968 N/A