2011-2012 Liberty Flames

2011-2012 Liberty Flames Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Walt Aikens So G 6-1 180 Jun 19, 1991 Charlotte (NC) United States Harding University High School
- Kelly Assinesi Fr G 6-0 170 - Greenville (SC) United States St. Joseph's Catholic School
- Stephen Baird Fr F 6-8 220 - San Antonio (TX) United States James Madison High School
- John Brown Jr GF 6-4 200 Aug 24, 1989 Savannah (GA) United States Johnson High School
- Antwan Burrus Jr F 6-6 235 - Winterville (NC) United States South Central High Central
- Tomasz Gielo Fr PF 6-9 220 Jan 4, 1993 Szczecin Poland SMS Cetniewo Sports Academy
- Hart Gliedman Fr G 6-3 200 - New York (NY) United States Long Island Lutheran High School
- Logan Holloman So F 6-5 190 - Hedgesville (WV) United States Musselman High School
- Tanner Hoyt Sr G 6-6 185 - Winterville (NC) United States Greenville Christian School
- Ethan Layer Fr G 6-1 160 - Forest (VA) United States Liberty Christian Academy
- David Minaya Sr F 6-6 205 Apr 18, 1989 Sarasota (FL) United States Riverview High School
- Sommy Ogukwe RS-So F 6-7 235 Dec 2, 1991 Abuja Nigeria Bethel Christian Academy
- Chene Phillips So G 6-2 175 Sep 2, 1992 Detroit (MI) United States Renaissance High School
- Jesse Sanders Sr G 6-3 200 Jun 5, 1989 Sugar Land (TX) United States Homeschool Christian Youth Association (TX)
- John Caleb Sanders So G 6-0 180 - Sugar Land (TX) United States Homeschool Christian Youth Association (TX)
- Andrew Smith Fr F 6-9 220 - Pompano Beach (FL) United States Highlands Christian
- Tavares Speaks Jr G 6-4 185 - Raleigh (NC) United States Green Hope High School
- Joel Vander Pol So C 6-10 230 - Fort Myers (FL) United States Evangelical Christian

Recent Liberty Flames History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2014-2015 5-7 N/A (Big South) N/A N/A
2013-2014 11-21 (5-11) 10th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2012-2013 15-21 (6-10) 9th (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 14-18 (9-9) 5th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 19-13 (13-5) 2nd (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 15-16 (10-8) 5th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 23-12 (12-6) 3rd (Big South) 2nd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2007-2008 16-16 (7-7) 4th (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 14-17 (8-6) 3rd (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 7-23 (3-13) 8th (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2004-2005 13-15 (11-5) 2nd (Big South) 1st Rnd N/A
2003-2004 18-15 (12-4) 1st (Big South) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 14-14 (8-8) 3rd (Big South) 2nd Rnd N/A

2011-2012 Liberty Flames Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jesse Sanders All-Big South First Team
Jesse Sanders Coaches vs. Classic Lynchburg Subregional Team

2011-2012 Liberty Flames Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Sanders T. Speaks D. Minaya A. Burrus T. Gielo
Rotation J. Sanders       J. Vander Pol
Rotation C. Phillips        
Lim PT E. Layer H. Gliedman T. Hoyt S. Baird  
Lim PT W. Aikens     A. Smith  
Lim PT K. Assinesi        

2011-2012 Liberty Flames Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
David Minaya 29 31.4 12.5 3.9 1.2 0.7 0.0 1.5
Jesse Sanders 32 35.1 12.5 7.8 8.0 1.2 0.1 2.8
John Caleb Sanders 32 26.2 11.6 2.7 1.4 0.7 0.0 1.6
Antwan Burrus 32 29.8 11.1 6.2 0.6 0.6 1.1 1.6
Tavares Speaks 32 30.6 10.2 3.3 0.8 1.2 0.1 1.6
Joel Vander Pol 29 15.4 4.7 3.4 0.2 0.2 0.7 0.9
Tomasz Gielo 21 15.2 3.4 2.0 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.8
Stephen Baird 16 8.0 2.5 1.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4
Ethan Layer 27 5.7 2.0 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.2
Chene Phillips 26 10.6 1.5 1.6 1.2 0.5 0.0 0.9
Andrew Smith 21 4.6 1.3 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.4
Hart Gliedman 10 4.6 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2
Walt Aikens 15 4.3 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Kelly Assinesi 24 3.2 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2
Tanner Hoyt 7 2.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2011-2012 Liberty Flames Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dale Layer Head Coach 2009-2010 Assistant Coach (Liberty, 2007 to 2008)
Brian Joyce Assistant Coach 2009-2010 N/A
Matt Olinger Director of Basketball Operations 2008-2009 N/A
Aaron Schreiner Athletic Trainer 2005-2006 N/A