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3 Augustus Simmers

2016-17: Saw action in 27 of 29 games as key reserve for UAA squad that went 21-8 and placed runner-up in Great Northwest Athletic Conference standings ... cracked scoring column in eight GNAC games, including 6 points (2-3 3FG), 5 rebounds and 2 assists in home win over Alaska Fairbanks ... other top efforts included 5 points (2-2 FG) in narrow road loss at No. 24 Western Washington, and 8 points (3-4 FG), 3 rebounds and 2 steals in home win over BYU-Hawaii.

BEFORE UAA:
Played sophomore season at fellow Division II program Malone University in Canton, Ohio, in 2014-15 … played in all 28 games for Pioneers, averaging 3.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, and shooting .440 from the field in 13.9 minutes per contest … scored in double figures four times at Malone, including 10 points (3-4 FG, 4-6 FT) against traditional power West Liberty, and had career-best 11 rebounds against league foe Ashland … played freshman season at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth, Florida.

HIGH SCHOOL: Captured consecutive Alaska 3A Player of the Year honors in 2011-12 and 2012-13, helping Anchorage Christian to ASAA State Tournament runner-up finishes both years … named to American Family Insurance ALL-USA Team for state of Alaska in 2013 … played in AABC All-Star Game in April 2013 … made All-State Tournament Team as junior in 2012 … lettered all four years, contributing as sophomore to ACS squad that won 3A State title in 2010-11 … hit go-ahead jumper in 4th quarter of ACS’s 49-44 win over Monroe in 2011 State championship game … also starred in track & field for Lions, helping ACS to 2013 Class 3-2-1A State title with victories in high jump and long jump … posted prep personal-bests of 6’-3” in high jump, 20’-1” in long jump and 36’-5.25” in triple jump.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 21, 1994 in Baltimore, Md. … son of Sheldonia and Jeffrey Simmers … has six siblings … sister Anna was two-time All-Patriot League performer at Army from 2009-13 ... business management major.

Career Highs
Points –  14 vs Portland Bible, 11/4/16
Rebounds – 9 vs Portland Bible, 11/5/16
Assists – 2, twice (last vs Western Washington, 2/2/17)
Blocks – 1 vs Hawaii Pacific, 11/12/16
Steals – 2, three times (last: vs Trinity Western, 12/18/16

Career Stats
Season   GP-GS  Min/Avg  FG-Att  Pct  3FG-Att  Pct  FT-FTA  Pct
2016-17  27- 0  265/9.8  23-61  .377    6-25  .240  14-26  .538

Season   GP-GS   OR-DR-Reb/Avg  PF-D   A   TO   B    S  Pts/Avg
2016-17  27- 0   23-35- 58/2.1  37-0  10   15   1   12   66/2.4

Position: Forward
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Anchorage
High School: Anchorage Christian Schools
Other College: Malone Univ.
Experience: Transfer
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