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Alex Potuzak
31  Alex Potuzak
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Clyde, Kan.

High School:
Clifton-Clyde

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 190

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS

Joined the team as a walk-on in the fall of 2010.

High School: A three-year starter and letterman at Clifton-Clyde High School in Clyde, Kan. ... Helped the Eagles to a 14-9 overall record and an 8-5 mark in the Twin Valley League in 2009-10... The squad was the sub-state runner-up in 2010... Scored the third-most points in school history, while holding marks for most blocked shots in a game (10) and field goal percentage (63.0)... Averaged a team-best 18.3 points per game on 63 percent shooting from the field as a senior... Selected second team Class 1A All-State by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association (KBCA) and Topeka Capital-Journal as a senior... Averaged 15 points per game as a junior on 62 percent shooting from the field... Named honorable mention Class 2A All-State by the Topeka Capital-Journal and Wichita Eagle as a junior... Selected first team all-conference as both a junior and senior... Also lettered four years in track and field and three years in cross country... Placed first in the 1,600 meters (4:31.06) and seventh in the 3,200 meters (10:25.78) at the Kansas State Track and Field Championships as a senior... Also finished ninth at the Kansas State Cross Country Championships 1A-4A as a senior... Holds the school record in the 1,600-meter run (4:31.06)... Coached in high school by Steve George.

Personal: Alex James Potuzak was born July 17, 1992 in Clay Center, Kan. ... Parents are Lavern Potuzak and Sharon Moravek... Was the valedictorian of his high school graduating class with a 4.0 GPA... Major is civil engineering.