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Lionel Gomis   13
Lionel  Gomis


Dakar, Senegal

High School:
Blair Academy

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 215


GENERAL: Long, athletic forward with a great motor...A shot-blocker who grabs rebounds in bunches...Disruptive force inside...Runs the floor well.

2011-12: Sat out academic year in residence per NCAA ruling.

BEFORE SIENA: Attended Blair Academy in New Jersey for three years...Represented his home country of Senegal in two FIBA events in 2008, averaging 7.2 points and just under five rebounds in five games of international play...Also recruited by numerous schools, including: Davidson, Stanford, Rider, Southern Illinois, and Drexel.

PERSONAL: The son of Louis and Eugenie Gomis...Enjoys drawing and listening to music...Intends to major in either business finance or management.

The Gomis File

Nickname: LG
Major: Finance
Where do you see yourself in another five years? Holding a degree and possibly playing basketball
Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Soccer, lacrosse and volleyball
What I like most about Coach Buonaguro is: He speaks his mind, and cares about each one of us
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Imoh Silas
One thing people would be surprised to know about me is: I am an artist and a great cook
What is one thing you can't do without? My family
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Brazil, because of its beauty and the Brasilian festival La Samba
My hobbies are: Drawing and cooking
My biggest fear is: Failing to make my mother proud

My Favorites:

Spot on Campus: Room 232
Professional Athlete: Lebron James
Pro Sports Team: Miami Heat
Announcer: Dick Vitale
Holiday: Christmas
Day of the week: Friday


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