Photos from Siena's season-opening game against Vermont at Times Union Center
GENERAL: Walk-on...Quick, athletic guard who adds depth to backcourt...Will play a key role on practice squad...Could see emergency minutes...Pass-first mindset.
BEFORE SIENA: Led CBA to the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Section II Large School Championships and the State Final Four...CBA captured the NY State Championship in 2010.
PERSONAL: Son of Andre and Helen Leppanen...Has three brothers (Andre, Andrell and Tyler) and an older sister Elana (23)...Change of heart brought him to Siena.
The Leppanen File
Nickname: Rico Suave Major: Business Management Twitter Handle: @TucciLepp_5_ Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Men's/Women's Soccer. If I didn't play basketball, I would: Try to play soccer The player on the team who I relate to best is: Rich Audu and Evan Hymes The funniest player on the team is: Trenity Burdine One thing people would be surprised to know about me is: I'm not Dominican My hidden talent is: Cooking If I could be on a TV show, it would be: Law & Order: SVU What is one thing you can't do without? My mom If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Los Angeles My hobbies are: Spending time with the team My biggest fear is: Not being successful
Class at Siena: Acting Pro Sports Team: L.A. Kings Website: ESPN Food: Chinese Flavor of Ice Cream: Cookies & Cream Pizza Topping: Buffalo Chicken Season: Winter Holiday: Fourth of July Day of the week: Friday Animal: Deer TV Show: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air