Looks to be a key factor at either power forward or center ... A
solid big man who has the ability to play with his back to the
basket, and also face up and shoot the ball ... Very athletic ...
Has great mental toughness. AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN
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 Patriot League quarterfinals ... Had seven points and five rebounds in the regular season victory at American ... Recorded five points and four rebounds in the home victory over Lehigh, while making his first career start ... Posted three points and eight rebounds at Maryland ... Totaled four points, three rebounds and a blocked shot at San Francisco ... Had three points, four rebounds and two steals in the home game against American ... Scored two points in the win at Army ... Recorded two points and two rebounds at Colgate ... Posted five rebounds in the home game against Bucknell ... Grabbed three rebounds in the home victory over Lafayette ... Pulled down three rebounds at Lafayette ... Scored one point against Yale ... Had a rebound against Ohio. 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 ... Grabbed two rebounds in the victory at Harvard ... Pulled down a rebound against Fairfield in the first game of his collegiate career. HIGH SCHOOL
Played for head coach Van Cathcart at Absegami High School 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 during his senior year, while hitting 56.3 percent (157 of 279) of his field goal attempts ... 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 during his junior season ... 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) ... A History major.