34 - Andrew Keister
Andrew Keister
Height: 6-9
Weight: 235
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Galloway, N.J.
High School: Absegami
Position: C

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• Returning starter in the low post
• Looks to once again be one of the top post players in the Patriot League
• A solid big man who has the ability to play with his back to the basket, and also face up and shoot the ball
• Strong finisher around the rim
• An excellent rebounder on both ends of the court
• Very athletic player with great mental toughness

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-2010:
• Earned second team All-Patriot League honors
• Named honorable mention Jesuit All-Academic
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for the fourth straight season
• Started all 31 games on the season
• 10.2 points, 8.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.6 blocked shots per contest
• Shot 51.6 percent (130 of 252) from the field and 73.7 percent (56 of 76) at the foul line
• Pulled down 98 offensive and 179 defensive rebounds
• Scored in double-figures 16 times, including three 20-point games
• Reached double-figures in rebounds 14 times, with 12 double-doubles
• Ranked 48th in the nation in rebounding
• Led the Patriot League in total rebounding, offensive rebounds and double-doubles; while ranking second in defensive rebounds; third in field goal percentage; 10th in blocked shots; and 19th in scoring
• Led the team in rebounding 18 times, in blocks nine times, in steals five times, in scoring three times and in assists twice
• Named the Patriot League / Anaconda Player of the Week on Feb. 22
• His 18 rebounds in the home games against both American and Army tied for the third-most ever in a single game at the Hart Center
• Recorded 22 points, 14 rebounds and four assists at Navy
• Led the team with 22 points and eight rebounds against Harvard
• Totaled 21 points and 11 rebounds at Rhode Island
• Had 17 points, 18 rebounds, two assists and two blocks against Army
• Finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds against Colgate
• Recorded 15 points and 18 rebounds in the victory over American
• Had 14 points and 10 rebounds in the victory over Lafayette, and received the Martin J. O’Malley Award as the Most Valuable Player of Holy Cross’ Winter Homecoming game
• Totaled 14 points, eight rebounds and two assists at Lehigh

Andrew KeisterAS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-2009:
• Named first team All-Patriot League
• Selected as the Patriot League Player of the Week on Feb. 9
• Named the AT&T Crusader of the Week on Jan. 12
• Appeared on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
• Played in 30 games on the season, starting 17 times
• Averaged 8.5 points, 6.3 rebounds and 0.7 blocked shots per game
• Shot 58.8 percent (104 of 177) from the field
• Pulled down 77 offensive rebounds and 111 defensive rebounds
• Averaged 12.5 points and 8.8 boards in Patriot League regular season play
• Led the Patriot League in field goal percentage, while ranking second in offensive rebounds, fourth in total rebounding, eighth in blocked shots, eighth in defensive rebounds and 24th in scoring
• Placed fifth on the Holy Cross single-season list for field goal percent
• Totaled 27 points, 14 rebounds and two blocked shots at Navy
• Recorded 21 points and 12 rebounds in the home victory over Army
• Posted a double-double in the victory at Bucknell with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while hitting eight of nine shots from the floor
• Totaled 18 points and five rebounds at Central Florida
• Had 17 points and nine rebounds in the home win over Lafayette
• Posted a double-double in the win at Lafayette with 16 points and 11 rebounds, while hitting all seven of his shots from the floor
• Recorded his first career double-double in the win at Boston University, with 15 points, 11 rebounds and three steals

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2007-2008:
• Played in 19 games on the season, with two starts
• Averaged 1.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per game
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
• Totaled five points and three rebounds at American in the PL quarters
• Had seven points and five rebounds in the victory over American
• Posted five points and four rebounds in the home victory over Lehigh

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-2007:
• Saw action in four contests early in the year
• Missed the final 25 games of the season due to injury, and received a medical redshirt
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
• Averaged 1.0 points and 1.5 rebounds per game
• Totaled four points, three rebounds and a steal at Duke

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for coach Van Cathcart at Absegami H.S. in Galloway, N.J.
• Served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons
• Averaged 16.0 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 2.2 blocks per game as a senior, while hitting 56.3 percent (157 of 279) from the field
• Led the Cape Atlantic League in field goal percentage as a senior, in addition to placing fourth in rebounding and seventh in scoring
• Named to the All-Cape Atlantic League American Conference first team as a senior, after being a second team selection as a junior
• Averaged 12.5 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.0 steals per game as a junior
• Totaled 13 points, 10 rebounds, two assists and a steal in the All-Star Game of the 2005 Eastern Invitational
• Member of National Honor Society
• Played his AAU ball for South Jersey Select

PERSONAL:
• Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Keister
• Has one sister, Dana, who is a sophomore on the track and field team at East Carolina University
• A History major