Gary  Holle
Gary Holle


Loudonville, N.Y.

High School:
Catholic Central

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 205



GENERAL...Has seen increased playing time as he has become adjusted to the college game...Enters play this season in best shape of his career...Creates difficult match-ups at the four, as his range extends to the top of the circle...A tremendous athlete with great jumping ability who has added strength through vigorous off-season workouts...Local product who can knock down the open jumper or score in the post...Will likely see his most playing time this season, adding depth to Siena's frontline.

2003-2004...Registered career-highs in minutes, games played, points and rebounds...Played in 21 of 30 games...Shot 50% (12-for-24) from the field...Enjoyed breakout performance at Loyola (1/13), scoring nine points in 20 minutes.

2002-2003...Appeared in 10 games logging 16 minutes...Scored career-high five points in regular-season finale against Saint Peter's including a dunk near the end of the game to give the Saints 100 points...Registered a field goal at Marist (1/26) and a free throw at Manhattan (1/7).

2001-2002...Saw limited action in his first year at Siena appearing in four games and recorded two points and a rebound in win over Canisius (1/28).

BEFORE SIENA...Holle averaged 17 points and eight rebounds per game at Catholic Central as a senior en route to being selected to numerous All-Capital District Teams...In the summer, he played for the New York State AAU Champions, where he was named Eastern Invitational All-Star MVP...Holle also made waves in the prestigious Rumble in the Bronx Tournament, where he drew the attention of numerous colleges around the nation.

PERSONAL...Born March 21, 1983 in Albany...A history major at Siena...The son of Siena basketball and baseball Hall of Famer Gary Holle Sr.

The Gary Holle File

Nickname: G

If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: American Chopper Why? I like motorcycles.

My superstitions are: I don't believe in them

My favorite class at Siena is: German

The thing I like most about Siena is: The friends I've made

If I didn't play basketball, I would: Play baseball, or get back into skiing

My advice to children: Always listen to those who try to help you

My favorite types of music are: Metal, country and rock

The player on the team I relate to best is: Brent Sniezyk Why? We have lived together for the past three years.

The quality I like most about Coach Lanier is: Determination

My most memorable game ever was: Winning the MAAC Championship

My idols are: My parents

My best Siena basketball moment has been: Playing in last years MAAC Tournament

If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Europe

If I could have one announcer call my best play, it would be: Joe Hennessey (former Albany Firebirds announcer)

The funniest member of the team is: Brent Sniezyk

My favorite movie: Bourne Identity/Supremacy

My favorite flavor of ice cream: Mint chocolate chip

If I had $10 million I would: Buy a couple of houses in different parts of the world, get a nicer car than the one I have now, buy a couple motorcycles, take care of my family, and spend the rest of my life doing what I wanted