2015-2016 Denver Pioneers

2015-2016 Denver Pioneers Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
32 Abiola Akintola Fr PF 6-6 220 Feb 13, 1997 Melbourne Australia Australian Institute of Sport
44 Daniel Amigo So C 6-10 245 Sep 13, 1995 El Paso (TX) Mexico / Argentina Coronado High School
13 C.J. Bobbitt Fr SG 6-7 225 Jul 24, 1997 Harker Heights (TX) United States Harker Heights High School
35 Marcus Byrd Sr F 6-7 215 Apr 3, 1993 Englewood (CO) United States Highlands Ranch High School
14 Duke Douglas So G 6-4 190 Nov 2, 1994 New Orleans (LA) United States Isidore Newman School
22 Josiah Dunn Jr G 6-2 185 Jan 10, 1995 Littleton (CO) United States Abraham Lincoln High School
33 Nate Engesser Sr G 6-3 185 Apr 23, 1993 Colorado Springs (CO) United States Colorado Springs Christian School
3 Bradley George Fr G 6-3 185 Dec 17, 1996 Houston (TX) United States Clear Lake High School
10 Jake Holtzmann Fr SF 6-6 195 Apr 9, 1997 Parker (CO) United States Chapparral High School
25 Emil Knighton Fr F 6-7 220 Sep 20, 1997 Parker (CO) United States Ponderosa High School
4 Jacob Lunsford Fr G 6-1 175 Jan 9, 1997 Clayton (CA) United States Clayton Valley High School
24 Christian Mackey So C 6-6 275 Aug 19, 1996 Kirtland (NM) United States Kirtland High School
15 Thomas Neff Fr SG 6-5 200 Oct 14, 1996 Arvada (CO) United States Arvada West High School
5 Jake Pemberton So G 6-4 190 Jan 12, 1996 Highlands Ranch (CO) United States Mountain Vista High School
2 Joe Rosga Fr SG 6-3 190 Mar 30, 1997 Minneapolis (MN) United States Cretin Derham Hall High School
21 Bryant Rucker Sr G 6-0 185 Feb 7, 1994 Frisco (TX) United States Frisco High School
30 Sam Victor Fr G 6-3 180 Jun 30, 1995 Dallas (TX) United States Lovejoy High School

Recent Denver Pioneers History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 6-22 (2-12) 8th (Summit) N/A N/A
2018-2019 8-22 (3-13) 9th (Summit) N/A N/A
2017-2018 15-15 (8-6) 3rd (Summit) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 16-14 (8-8) 4th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 16-15 (7-9) 6th (Summit) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 12-18 (6-10) 6th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 16-15 (8-6) 4th (Summit) 2nd Rnd N/A
2012-2013 22-10 (16-2) 1st (WAC) 2nd Rnd NIT 2nd Rnd
2011-2012 22-9 (11-5) 3rd (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 13-17 (9-7) 5th (Sun Belt) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 19-13 (10-8) 6th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 15-16 (9-9) 7th (Sun Belt) 2nd Rnd N/A
2007-2008 11-19 (7-11) 9th (Sun Belt) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 4-25 (3-15) 13th (Sun Belt) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 16-15 (7-8) 5th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A
2004-2005 20-11 (12-3) 1st (Sun Belt) Runner Up NIT 1st Rnd
2003-2004 14-13 (6-9) 8th (Sun Belt) N/A N/A
2002-2003 17-15 (7-8) 6th (Sun Belt) 3rd Rnd N/A

2015-2016 Denver Pioneers Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Joe Rosga The Summit League Honorable Mention Team
Joe Rosga The Summit League All-Tournament Team
Joe Rosga The Summit League All-Newcomer Team

2015-2016 Denver Pioneers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters B. Rucker J. Rosga T. Neff C. Bobbitt M. Byrd
Rotation J. Pemberton N. Engesser     C. Mackey
Lim PT J. Lunsford D. Douglas J. Holtzmann   D. Amigo
Lim PT     A. Akintola    

2015-2016 Denver Pioneers Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Joe Rosga 29 33.2 12.7 2.4 2.2 1.4 0.0 1.7
Nate Engesser 31 21.2 11.1 2.3 1.2 0.5 0.1 1.1
Marcus Byrd 31 27.7 10.8 3.8 1.5 0.6 0.7 1.3
C.J. Bobbitt 24 22.4 8.4 3.8 1.7 0.7 0.2 2.2
Thomas Neff 31 28.2 6.0 2.7 1.5 0.8 0.2 1.4
Bryant Rucker 31 16.4 5.4 1.1 1.5 0.5 0.0 1.0
Jake Pemberton 31 27.3 4.7 2.7 2.7 1.5 0.2 1.7
Christian Mackey 31 12.2 4.4 2.6 1.3 0.4 0.5 1.3
Duke Douglas 29 9.9 2.3 1.8 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.2
Daniel Amigo 13 5.5 2.1 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 1.0
Jake Holtzmann 24 9.1 1.8 1.0 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.6
Abiola Akintola 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Jacob Lunsford 1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2015-2016 Denver Pioneers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Joe Scott Head Coach 2007-2008 N/A
John Fitzgerald Assistant Coach 2012-2013 Director of Basketball Operations (Denver, 2007 to 2012)
Dan Ficke Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Loyola (MD), 2013 to 2015)
Nate Rohnert Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Graduate Manager (Denver, 2014 to 2015)
Kathryn Whartenby Director of Strength and Conditioning 2014-2015 N/A
Jon Jordan Director of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 Basketball Operations (Denver, 2007 to 2012)
Alex Pickert Graduate Manager 2015-2016 N/A
Peg Bradley-Doppes Athletic Director, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and Recreation 2014-2015 N/A
Julie Campbell Director of Sports Medicine 2014-2015 N/A