Drew Walker
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Release: 09/13/2006

Good hands and touch around the basket … working on agility … needs to become more physical … presence in the paint forces opponents to adjust shots. 

COLLEGE —  2005-06:  Played in 22 games with four starts … averaged 2.5 points and 2.2 rebounds per game … MAC averages were 1.8 points and 1.8 rebounds per game … blocked 26 shots and ranked fifth in the MAC with 1.18 per game … scored a career-high 13 points and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds while blocking four shots at East Tennessee State (12/21/05) … pulled down seven rebounds at Bowling Green (1/4/06) … blocked three or more shots in four games … made four consecutive starts after the first of the year … led the team in rebounding once … shot .727 (16-for-22) from the free throw line for one of the best averages on the team. 

2004-05:  Played in 22 games while making six starts … all six starts were league games … averaged 1.8 points and 1.1 rebounds in 7.9 minutes per game … tallied 10 points, six rebounds, and five blocked shots in first career start at eventual MAC champion Miami (1/12/05) … blocked 10 shots on the year, third best on the team, and nine came in MAC play … started a string of four straight games … posted six points and three boards at Toledo (2/26/05) … shot .528 from the floor … added five steals and two assists. 

HIGH SCHOOL — Averaged 14.4 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting .670 from the floor … named first team all-conference and All-District 6 … selected to All-Northwest Ohio third team … posted a triple-double of 26 points, 27 rebounds, and 10 blocks in a game versus Sandusky St. Mary’s on December 11, 2003 … the 27 rebounds tied the school individual game record … earned three letters in basketball … blocked 256 shots in career … played in Powerade All-Star Game … high school coach was Greg Hedden and AAU coach was Dennis Bartlett.  

PERSONAL — Born Andrew Dean Walker on January 3, 1986, in Sandusky, Ohio … nickname is Drew … parents are Lee and Nancy Walker … majoring in sport studies and minoring in marketing … lists Arvydas Sabonis as sports hero and father, Lee, as nonsports hero … wears a size 18 shoe … hobbies include boating and music … top moment in athletics was playing against LeBron James in an AAU game.