Thomas  Huerter, Jr.
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Thomas Huerter, Jr.

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Clifton Park, NY

High School:
Shenendehowa

Last College:
Cheshire Academy (CT)

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 210

Position:
F

02/18/2018

Monmouth Edges Saints in Triple Overtime Heartbreaker

Hawks Prevail in Epic Battle Which Featured 18 Ties and 18 Lead Changes

02/05/2018

Siena Falls at Fairfield

Richard Ties Career-High With 16 Points

02/02/2018

Manhattan Snaps Siena’s Home Win Streak

Smithen Scores Career-High 18 Points in Defeat

01/29/2018

Saints Grind Past Saint Peter’s in Triple Overtime

Saints Close Out January With Third Straight Victory at the Times Union Center

01/18/2018

Siena Outlasts Marist

Saints Get Back in Win Column With Victory Over Rival Red Foxes

05/02/2018

Jamion Christian Introductory Press Conference

Jamion Christian Introductory Press Conference

03/01/2018

Men's Basketball MAAC First Round vs. Quinnipiac (3/1/18)

Men's Basketball MAAC First Round vs. Quinnipiac (3/1/18)

02/25/2018

Men's Basketball Senior Day vs. Fairfield (2/21/18)

Men's Basketball Senior Day vs. Fairfield (2/21/18)

02/20/2018

Men's Basketball vs. Monmouth (2/18/18)

Men's Basketball vs. Monmouth (2/18/18)

02/13/2018

Men's Basketball vs. Iona (2/12/18)

Men's Basketball vs. Iona (2/12/18)

GENERAL:
  • Recorded breakout performance in final game of team's international trip to Montreal this summer, scoring 10 points and adding nine rebounds in 21 minutes of action in come-from-behind win over Concordia
  • Local talent is son of former Saint Thomas Huerter, Sr. '91
  • Matriculated to Siena after spending a postgraduate year at Cheshire Academy (CT)
  • Very coachable player possesses strong basketball IQ

2016-17:
  • Appeared in 11 games as a freshman, logging 46 minutes and totaling eight points
  • Scored first collegiate points on a pair of free throws in win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 23)
  • Played a season-high 11 minutes and converted his lone field goal attempt vs. eventual MAAC Champion Iona (Jan. 27)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Led Shenendehowa to a perfect 25-0 record and the school's first NYSPHSAA Class AA State Championship in 28 years as a high school senior
  • Named to the 2014-15 Class AA All-Tournament Team after scoring 22 points and pulling down seven rebounds in the championship game against Brentwood
  • Earned Times Union Second Team All-Star and NYSSWA Class AA Seventh Team All-State accolades after scoring in double figures 20 times including seven 20-point efforts during a breakout 2014-15 campaign

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Thomas Sr. '91 and Erin Huerter '92
  • Father was four-year member of the Saints (1987-91) and key cog on 1988-89 team which upset Stanford in the NCAA Tournament
  • Younger brother, Kevin, stars for the University of Maryland
  • Has two younger sisters, Meghan, and Jillian
  • Chose Siena because "it was close to home and had a great business school and basketball program"

THE HUERTER FILE:

    Major: Management
    Twitter handle: @thuerterjr
    Instagram handle: @thuerterjr
    What I like most about Siena: The sense of community
    What I like most about Siena basketball: The winning tradition and the support we get from fans all over the Capital Region
    What I like most about coach Patsos: How much he cares about his players
    My goal for the upcoming season: Win the MAAC Championship
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: My dogs
    If I could meet anyone, it would be: Theodore Roosevelt
    If I could have any pet, I would have: A labradoodle named Charlie

    Favorites
    TV show: Hard Knocks
    Vacation spot: Cape Cod
    Sports Team: New York Yankees
    Flavor of ice cream: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup
    Movie: Semi-Pro
    Pro athlete: Derek Jeter
    Actor/Actress: Will Ferrell

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