|Jimmy Merrill 20
GENERAL: Local walk-on...Adds depth to frontcourt...Tallest member of team.
BEFORE SIENA: Versatile athlete at Columbia...Was MVP of the volleyball team, MVP of the tennis team and received the Bob Smith Coaches award for basketball...Second Team Tennis All-Star selection by Albany Times Union in doubles.
PERSONAL: Son of James and Robin Merrill...Accounting major at Siena.
THE MERRILL FILE:
Nickname: Jimmy Tennis, Jimbo
Twitter handle: @JimmyMerrill95
What I like most about Siena basketball: The large fan base
What I like most about Coach Patsos: His sense of humor
Player I most relate to on the team: Brett Bisping
My goal for the upcoming season: To be a great teammate
My hobbies: Skiing, watching TV
My before game routine: Listen to music
Sport/position I always wanted to try: Soccer goalie
If I could have any pet, I would have: A monkey
My dream car: Range Rover
My dream job: Become a CPA
Favorite vacation spot: Utah
Favorite sports team: New York Knicks
Favorite phone app: Twitter
Favorite website: SienaSaints.com
Favorite movie: Lord of the Rings