2017-2018 Western Carolina Catamounts

2017-2018 Western Carolina Catamounts Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
23 Mike Amius Jr F 6-7 210 Sep 22, 1996 Lake Worth (FL) United States Santaluces Community High School
41 Charlendez Brooks Sr F 6-9 240 - Duncan (SC) United States James F. Byrnes High School
32 Devonte Fuller Jr G 6-2 185 - Hickory (NC) United States Hickory High School
12 Marc Gosselin Jr F 6-7 205 - Lyon France Cite Scolaire Internationale de Lyon
2 Matt Halvorsen Fr G 6-1 170 - Kingsport (TN) United States Christ School
1 Desmond Johnson Fr G 6-0 170 - Memphis (TN) United States Kirby High School
3 Jason McMillan So G 5-11 165 - Cherokee (NC) United States Cherokee High School
11 Haboubacar Mutombo Sr G 6-5 190 - Pickering Canada Notre Dame Preparatory
35 Yalim Olcay So F 6-8 225 - Izmir Turkey SPIRE Sports Academy
13 Deriece Parks Sr SG 6-5 155 - Charlotte (NC) United States Olympic High School
5 Devin Peterson Sr G 6-1 175 - Milton (GA) United States Mount Pisgah Christian High School
44 Adam Sledd So PF 6-8 220 - Roanoke (VA) United States Virginia Episcopal School
0 Maurice Smith So F 6-6 215 - Lauderdale Lakes (FL) United States Northeast High School
33 Onno Steger So SF 6-5 205 - Columbus (OH) United States Upper Arlington High School
21 Marcus Thomas Fr G 6-3 180 - Mint Hill (NC) United States Moravian Prep
24 Ashley Williams Sr F 6-5 175 - Morehead City (NC) United States Greenfield School

Recent Western Carolina Catamounts History

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

2017-2018 Western Carolina Catamounts Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Mike Amius All-SoCon Third Team (Media)
Matt Halvorsen SoCon All-Freshman Team (Media)
Mike Amius SoCon All-Conference Second Team (Coaches)

2017-2018 Western Carolina Catamounts Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters M. Halvorsen D. Peterson D. Parks M. Gosselin M. Amius
Rotation D. Johnson H. Mutombo A. Williams    
Rotation   M. Thomas      
Lim PT J. McMillan   M. Smith C. Brooks  
Lim PT D. Fuller   O. Steger A. Sledd  
Lim PT       Y. Olcay  

2017-2018 Western Carolina Catamounts Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Mike Amius 32 23.1 12.7 5.6 1.1 1.2 0.8 2.8
Deriece Parks 31 30.5 10.6 3.8 2.7 1.4 0.3 2.0
Marc Gosselin 31 27.2 8.8 6.5 1.5 1.1 0.6 1.9
Matt Halvorsen 32 22.3 8.5 1.1 1.0 0.5 0.0 1.0
Devin Peterson 30 22.4 7.1 2.1 3.0 0.7 0.2 1.5
Marcus Thomas 24 11.5 5.6 1.9 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.9
Ashley Williams 25 10.4 4.7 1.4 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.5
Desmond Johnson 31 15.7 4.0 2.2 1.5 1.3 0.1 1.7
Devonte Fuller 12 2.8 3.1 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2
Haboubacar Mutombo 30 13.3 2.5 2.4 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.5
Onno Steger 27 9.1 2.1 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.6
Maurice Smith 29 9.5 2.0 2.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 1.0
Adam Sledd 31 6.8 1.9 1.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2
Yalim Olcay 17 3.2 0.7 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2
Jason McMillan 13 3.0 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Charlendez Brooks 29 7.0 0.4 1.0 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.4

2017-2018 Western Carolina Catamounts Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Larry Hunter Head Coach 2005-2006 N/A
Anquell McCollum Assistant Coach 2004-2005 N/A
Brigham Waginger Assistant Coach 2011-2012 Director of Basketball Operations (Western Carolina, 2010 to 2011)
Willie Freeman Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Randy Eaton Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Evan Barr Director of Sports Performance 2016-2017 N/A
Jackson Simmons Director of Basketball Operations 2017-2018 N/A
Steven Honbarger Director of Sports Medicine 2006-2007 N/A
Denise Gideon Director of Media Relations 2007-2008 N/A
Sean Forrester Director of Media Relations 2014-2015 Assistant Director of Media Relations (Coastal Carolina, 2012 to 2014)