Willem  Brandwijk
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Willem Brandwijk

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Voorburg, The Netherlands

High School:
Holderness School (NH)

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 229

Position:
F

11/02/2015

2015-16 Season Preview

After Uplifting Off-Season, Saints Poised to Contend in MAAC

10/11/2015

Siena Hosting Division II Power IUP in Exhibition November 2

Saints Face Stiff Competition in Preseason Contest

06/22/2015

Siena Opening Season at Duke, Wisconsin

Saints Draw Defending National Champ, Runner-Up in 2K Classic

03/05/2015

Saints March On, Drill Niagara in First Round

Siena Rolls Into MAAC Quarterfinals

02/08/2015

Gameday Central - Siena at Saint Peter's (7 PM)

Saints and Peacocks Meet Monday Night in Jersey City

03/04/2017

Men's Basketball MAAC Quarterfinal v. Fairfield (3/4/17)

Men's Basketball MAAC Quarterfinal v. Fairfield (3/4/17)

01/28/2017

Men's Basketball vs. Iona (1/27/17)

Men's Basketball vs. Iona (1/27/17)

10/04/2016

2016-17 Siena Basketball Picture Day

2016-17 Siena Basketball Picture Day

01/25/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Marist (1/23/15)

Men's Basketball vs. Marist (1/23/15)

12/13/2014

Albany Cup (12/13/14)

Albany Cup (12/13/14)

GENERAL:
  • Returns to the active roster after taking a red-shirt during the 2015-16 season
  • Played for the Dutch National B team this past summer
  • Tough, athletic big who attacks the basket and can knock down outside jumper
  • Brings international playing experience, as well as experience playing in New England's top prep league and on top AAU team
  • Possesses great strength and the desire to constantly improve his game

2015-16:
  • Red-shirted

2014-15:
  • One of four Saints to play in all 31 games, making 12 starts
  • Shot 42% from the field and 45% from three-point range (tops on the team)
  • Scored season-high 12 points in wins over Quinnipiac (12/5) and Niagara (1/8)
  • Grabbed season-high eight rebounds at Canisius (1/16), vs. Marist (1/23) and at Monmouth (3/1)
BEFORE SIENA:
  • Began playing at age 6 and competed on Dutch under-15 and under-16 national teams
  • Played for Metro Boston AUU team which produced 2014 NCAA Tournament MVP Shabazz Napier
  • Excelled at Holderness, same school that produced Siena teammate Imoh Silas

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Dirk and Miriam Brandwijk
  • Older brother Dirk and older sister Janneke both attended university in the Netherlands

THE BRANDWIJK FILE:

Twitter Handle: @willembrandwijk
Instagram Handle:@wil2lem
What I like most about Siena:The family environment
What I like most about coach Patsos: His passion for the game
My hobbies are:Traveling the world
My favorite pro athlete: Tracy McGrady
Favorite sports team: Rotterdam Feyenoord
Favorite Vacation Spot: Netherlands
My dream car: Volkswagen Scirocco
My dream job: To play professionally

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