Mont Alto Men’s Basketball Announces 2019-20 Recruiting Class

Mont Alto Men’s Basketball Announces 2019-20 Recruiting Class

MONT ALTO, Pa. –The Penn State Mont Alto men's basketball team announced that it has added 10 newcomers to the program this fall for the 2019-20 season.

"I am really excited about this year's recruiting class as it has the potential to be one of the best we have brought into Mont Alto during my time here," head coach Jack Schenzel said. "We have added several pieces that can play multiple positions and we will be better defensively this year with the length and athleticism that this class has. I believe all of these young me are going to be great fits as most of them were at least two-year starters at big high school programs. We expect to be solid this year because we feel that this group has a high basketball IQ and a very strong work ethic."

The recruited student-athletes will join a Mont Alto team that reached the PSUAC Tournament semifinals and USCAA National Tournament after a 20-9 overall record and their 16-3 mark in conference was the best in the PSUAC West. There are six returners on the roster including junior guard Quintyn Flemister (Harrisburg, Pa. / Harrisburg) who was named the PSUAC West Defensive Player of the Year a season ago.

2019-20 Mont Alto Men's Basketball Recruits:

Darrius Bush
Forward | 6-5 | 175
Martinsburg W.Va. / Spring Mills High School
High School Accomplishments
2-time 1st Team All-EPAC, 2-time 2nd Team All-State in West Virginia.

Major: Information Sciences and Technology

Coach Schenzel's Take: We expect a lot from Darrius early in his career here at Mont Alto. He is a proven scorer and his skill and length will allow us to play him at several positions. I have seen him defend all positions and his basketball IQ is high coming out of high school.


Anthony Davis
Forward | 6-4 | 180
Frederick, Md. / Tuscarora High School

Major: 
Physical Therapy Assistant

Coach Schenzel's Take: Anthony will be a good player here. He is a quiet hard worker who will just try to make the right play at the right time. He can defend most positions on the floor and his length and athleticism will allow him to improve on both ends of the floor.
 

Cameron Frazier
Guard | 5-9 | 160
Dover, Del. / Polytech High School

Major: Engineering

Coach Schenzel's Take: Cam is an elite on the ball defender and will be good for us to challenge opposing point guards. He has good range from the perimeter and a great feeling of where his teammates are around him.

 

Nevaes Gordon
Forward | 6-3 | 190
Frederick, Md. / Thomas Johnson High School
Major: Division of Undergraduate Studies

Coach Schenzel's Take: Nevaes is a crafty lefty with a strong build. He has good range and court vision. He can play multiple positions on the floor. We expect that as he develops, he will be a very solid player.
 

Carson Myers
Guard | 6-5 | 165
Boling Springs, Pa. / Boiling Springs High School
High School Accomplishments
2-time All-Mid Penn Colonial Conference.

Major: Division of Undergraduate Studies

Coach Schenzel's Take: Carson is crafty scorer and can play multiple positions and can really shoot the ball. He played for a great high school coach who taught him great fundamentals. We will work to get him stronger, but he has a very high ceiling.

Nathan Osei
Guard | 6-2 | 170
Frederick, Md. / Frederick High School
High School Accomplishments
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Major: Information Sciences and Technology

Coach Schenzel's Take: Nate was someone who was on our recruiting radar for two years. He is extremely athletic at the point of attack and his height and wing span allow him to be a great defensive player. He can get downhill to the rim very easily and shoots a consistent three-point shot.

JR Powe
Guard | 6-5 | 190
Frederick, Md. / Thomas Johnson High School
High School Accomplishments
2-time 1st Team All-Fredrick County, 2nd team All-State in Maryland.

Major: Information Sciences and Technology

Coach Schenzel's Take: JR was a great find for us. He can defend all five positions on the floor and has a great motor. He has shown that he is going to be a leader and plays the game with great intensity. He can score at all three levels.
 

Dariel Rivera
Guard | 6-0 | 175
Lancaster, Pa. / McCaskey High School

Major: Health Policy Administration

Coach Schenzel's Take: Dariel is one of the two crafty leftys that we brought in this recruiting class. He is a big strong guard who can play physical basketball. He could develop into a very solid player here at Mont Alto.

Derron Snider
Guard | 6-0 | 165
Brandywine, Md. / Oxon Hill High School

Major: Division of Undergraduate Studies

Coach Schenzel's Take: Derron is a true combo guard. He can distribute and score. He has good range with his shot and has shown some flashes at getting to the rim. He is sold defensive player and a good leader.


Cameron Williams
Guard | 6-1 | 160
Inwood, W.Va. / Musselman High School

High School Accomplishments1st Team All-EPAC, Honorable Mention All-State in West Virginia.
Major: Letters, Arts and Sciences

Coach Schenzel's Take: Cam can play all the perimeter spots and has shown that he can defend at a very high level. He has a great motor and we expect him to contribute for four years.