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Jon Pawlak
Jon Pawlak

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Natrona Heights, Pa.

High School:
Highlands

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 205

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
09/19/1981



Jon Pawlak Career Recap




Career Highlights
Played in 79 career games with six starts ... saw the majority of his playing time (56 games) as a sophomore and junior.



As a Senior (2004-05)
Averaged 11.4 minutes per game in 10 games ... saw action in three of 16 Atlantic 10 games ... started two of the first five games ... played in just four of the final 24 games of the season (including a senior day start vs. Richmond) ... missed three mid-December games with an ankle injury ... scored a season-high eight points in three minutes vs. Youngstown State on New Year's Eve ... pulled down eight rebounds in the first two games of the season (vs. Santa Clara and North Carolina A&T at the NABC Classic at Albuquerque).



As a Junior (2003-04)
Played in 28 of 29 games with two starts ... averaged 4.5 points and 2.8 rebounds per game ... scored a career-high 19 points (7-of-11 from the field) at West Virginia including 16 in 16 second-half minutes ... posted a team-high 15 points (5-of-7 from the field) vs. Ohio in one of his two starts ... reached double digits vs. Siena and at Minnesota (11 points each) and grabbed seven boards at WVU, at Minnesota and at Richmond ... hit a big 3-pointer late in the second half to give DU an 8-point lead in what turned out to be a 71-58 win over Xavier on Jan. 14 ... came off the bench to grab six rebounds in 11 minutes at Dayton in the second round of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.



As a Junior (2002-03)
Practiced with the team while taking a developmental redshirt.



As a Sophomore (2001-02)
Came off the bench to see action in all 28 games ... joined Tyler Bluemling as the only other Duke to see action in every game ... averaged 4.8 points and 2.6 rebounds per outing ... led the team with 13 blocked shots ... made his first career start - and only start of the season - at St. Bonaventure, finishing with nine points and four rebounds in 26 minutes ... notched four double-digit scoring games with a season-high 12 at George Washington, 11 each vs. Pitt and at Rhode Island and 10 vs. Richmond ... hit a season-high three (of five) three-pointers vs. the Panthers at Mellon Arena ... came off the bench to score nine points and grab six rebounds in 20 minutes at Cincinnati ... hit 8-of-9 clutch free throws in the second half in a 68-61 win at West Virginia ... the victory over the Mountaineers ended a 22-game Duquesne road losing streak ... once again came through late, going 6-of-6 from the line in the final 30 seconds to end a 20-game A-10 road losing streak in a 72-69 win at Rhode Island ... saw his minutes increase from a total of 27 in 13 games as a freshman to an average of 19.2 minutes per game as a sophomore ... after beginning the year 6-of-19 from the three-point arc, improved to 45.5 percent (10-of-22) from long range over the last 13 games of the season ... went 26-of-31 (83.9 percent) from the free throw line.



As a Freshman (2000-01)
Saw action in 13 games as a true freshman, with a season-high six minutes at George Washington ... went 3-of-5 from the arc in his limited playing time ... scored four points in three minutes vs. Temple ... totaled 10 points in 27 minutes on the season.



High School
Highlands High School in Natrona Heights, Pa. (head coach Rich Falter) ... averaged 24.3 points, 9.1 rebounds and 4.5 blocked shots for Class AAA Highlands (20-6) ... shot 52 percent from the field and 44 percent from beyond the three-point arc in leading the Rams to the second round of both the WPIAL and PIAA playoffs ... totaled 26 points, 17 rebounds and 11 blocks in a first round overtime win over Belle Vernon in the WPIAL playoffs ... scored a career-high 38 points against Bethel Park during the regular season ... posted a triple-double with 12 points, 11 rebounds and 13 blocked shots vs. Mars on Dec. 17 - the same day he announced his oral commitment to Duquesne ... pulled down 18 rebounds vs. Kiski ... finished his career with a school record 1,623 points ... was named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous Five and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Terrific 10 first team ... was also a consensus WPIAL Class AAA first-team pick ... earned WPIAL All-Class AAA honors as a junior when he averaged 27.3 points and 13.0 rebounds per game.



Personal
Was an outstanding student who was heavily recruited by a number of Ivy League schools ... had a 4.4 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in high school ... made official visits to Yale and William & Mary ... was a two-time member of the Atlantic 10 men's basketball All-Academic Team (2001-02 & 2003-04) ... was also been named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and DU Director of Athletics Honor Roll multiple times ... completed his undergraduate degree in investment management as a junior and was working toward his master's in business administration during his senior season ... full name is Jonathan Ryan Pawlak ... date of birth: 9/19/81.

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