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Chris Leppanen   20
Chris  Leppanen


Troy, N.Y.

High School:
Christian Brothers Academy (Albany)

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190


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

My Favorites:

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


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