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Sean Sonderleiter
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Sean Sonderleiter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Des Moines, IA

High School:
Des Moines Christian

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 235

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
12/17/1980

Summer Tour - - Averaged 7.6 points and 5.6 rebounds as Iowa won four of five games on summer tour in Australia . . . shot 59.3% from the field in the five games.

2002-03 - - Played in 28 games, with nine start . . . 13 points, six rebounds and three assists vs. Georgia Tech . . . 10 points, two rebounds and two assists in NIT win at Iowa State . . . 11 points and three rebounds in NIT win over Valparaiso . . . seven points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots vs. Ohio State . . . 13 points (4-7 FGs and 5-7 FTs) in OT loss at Indiana . . . seven points and three steals in win at Ohio State . . . eight points, four rebounds and two assists vs. Indiana . . . eight points, four rebounds and two assists in home win over Penn State . . . seven points, seven rebounds and two steals at Minnesota . . . 16 points and three blocked shots at Michigan . . . career-highs in points (18) and rebounds (11) in win at Penn State, collecting first career double-double . . . 10 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals in first start of the season vs. Purdue . . . 12 points (5-6 FGs) and three rebounds at Wisconsin . . . nine points in win over Illinois . . . 15 points and five rebounds vs. Missouri, hitting 5-7 FGs and 5-8 FTs in career-high 26 minutes . . . six points, three rebounds and two steals in win at Tulsa . . . 12 points, along with seven rebounds in win over Liberty, hitting 4-6 FGs and 4-6 FTs . . . 11 points vs. Iowa State . . . five points and eight rebounds in win over Northern Iowa, while collecting four assists and two steals . . . career-high 10 rebounds in win over Montana State . . . 19 points (9-11 FGs), five rebounds and three assists in exhibition win over Team Nike.

2001-02 - - Played in 34 games, with 13 starts . . . averaged 2.2 points and 2.1 rebounds, shooting 50% from the field . . . four points, four rebounds and two steals in win over Indiana . . . seven points on 3-4 FGs in win over Purdue . . . matched career-high with seven rebounds at Michigan State, to go with four points, two assists and two blocked shots . . . six points, five rebounds and two assists vs. Ohio State . . . seven points, two rebounds and two assists vs. Minnesota . . . five points and three rebounds at Indiana . . . seven rebounds, two points and two assists in win over Penn State in first start of the season . . . six points, one rebounds and a blocked shot at Purdue . . . four points, four rebounds and one assist vs. Indiana . . . three points and three rebounds in win over Wisconsin . . . two points and three rebounds in win over Mercer . . . two points, two rebounds, two blocked shots and one assist in win over Kansas State . . . matched career-high with nine points (4-4 FGs) in win over Drake, and added four rebounds . . . career-high two steals in win over Louisiana Tech . . . two blocked shots in win over Boston University . . . eight points in opening exhibition win, hitting 3-4 FGs and 2-2 FTs.

2000-01 - - Played in 30 games, with one start . . . two points, one rebound and one blocked shot in win over Creighton . . . two points, two rebounds and one blocked shot in win over Indiana . . . six points and five rebounds in win over Penn State . . . five points, three rebounds and two blocked shots in win over Ohio State . . . four points and five rebounds in first career start at Michigan State . . . season-high nine points on 5-6 FTs at Michigan . . . four points and two rebounds in win over Illinois . . . two points and two rebounds in win at Penn State . . . seven points and six rebounds in win over Saint Louis . . . sprained ankle in practice during the week and did not play in win over Centenary . . . two points and three rebounds vs. Tennessee . . . three rebounds in win over Iowa State . . . four points, two rebounds and one block vs. Northern Iowa . . . four rebounds in win over Tulsa . . . five rebounds and a blocked shot vs. Tennessee-Chattanooga . . . three rebounds and one steal vs. Georgia Tech.

High school - - Named honorable mention all-America by USA Today . . . earned first team all-state, all-district and all-conference honors . . . also was all-state first team as a junior . . . led prep team to a 25-1 record and second place finish in the Class 1A state tournament as a junior . . . team captain as a senior and team MVP as junior and senior . . . averaged 16 points and 13 rebounds as a senior, shooting 65% from the field . . . averaged 16 points and 13 rebounds per game while shooting 75% from the field as a junior . . . as a sophomore averaged 11 points and nine rebounds while shooting 70% from the field . . . performed well at various summer camps following his junior season . . . earned four letters as a prep . . . helped prep team to 47-3 record as a junior and senior.

Personal - - Born 12/17/80 . . . health and sport studies major . . . honor roll student as a senior . . . parents are Kathy and Dan Sonderleiter . . . high school coaches were Mike Swaim and Brandt Carlson.

Career Bests

Points: 18 at Penn State, 2/5/03
Rebounds: 11 at Penn State, 2/5/03
FGM: 7 at Penn State, 2/5/03
FGA: 15 vs. Purdue, 2/1/03
FTM: 6 vs. Penn State, 3/11/01
FTA: 8, twice, last vs. Missouri, 1/4/03
Assists: 5 vs. Purdue, 2/1/03
Steals: 3, twice, last at Ohio State, 2/25/03
Blocks: 3 at Michigan, 2/8/03
Minutes: 42 vs. Purdue, 2/1/03

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