A versatile scorer who can produce points in a variety of ways and uses quick hands among other attributes to be a force on the defensive end … Increased experience and strength should make him a more aggressive, confident player, and looking to elevate his game further by working to be a better low-post player.
2014-15: Emerged as a first-team all-NCAC standout, bumping his scoring and rebounding up to 14.3 points and 8.2 boards per game … Was the league’s 10th-leading scorer and second-leading rebounder while rating sixth in field-goal percentage (.585), sixth in free throw percentage (.794), and 10th in assists (2.2 apg) … Also Wooster’s team leader in steals (38) and third in blocks (20) … Produced 10 double-doubles, three coming during the five postseason games … Netted 19 points to go with 10 boards in NCAA first-round win over Misericordia (March 6) … Had two 20-point games, including a career-high 28 in the championship game of the “Mose” Hole/Kiwanis Classic, which led to tournament MVP honors, and 21 others with double-digit scoring … Career-high 16 rebounds came versus Wabash (Feb. 27) during NCAC Tournament semifinals … Made 3-of-3 3-pointers in three games, including against rival Wittenberg (Jan. 17).
2013-14: Was an impact player right away, earning a starting nod for all 30 games and producing 9.1 points and 4.9 rebounds per night … Ranked fourth in the conference in field-goal percentage (.552) and seventh in steals (1.2 spg) … Scored in double figures each of last seven games, averaging 13.6 points as well as 8.3 rebounds, 1.0 blocks, and 1.0 steals during that stretch, which included five postseason games … Totaled 27 points on 11-of-19 field goals and 19 rebounds in Wooster’s two NCAA Tournament games (March 7-8), including a double-double of 12 and 11 against Saint Vincent … Also had a double-double of 10 points and season-high 13 rebounds in conference tourney semifinals (Feb. 28) … Four double-doubles on the season.
Prior to Wooster: One of seven players honored on 2012-13 Associated Press All-Ohio First Team (Division I) and the Northeast Ohio Inland Player of the Year as a senior after averaging 19.6 points, 9.2 rebounds, 2.5 blocked shots, and 2.8 steals at Green High School, coached by Mark Kinsley … Twice selected to the All-Suburban League Team … Combined for 821 points and 499 rebounds during his career with Bulldogs … Also a standout golfer, as he was twice a district qualifier and first-team all-league as a senior.
Personal: Born Jan. 20, 1995 … Son of Dan and Carrie Fanelly … Double-majoring in business economics and political science.