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Dan Trist

Graduate Student

Sydney, Australia

High School:
North Sydney Boys'

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 234



Dan  Trist


Doherty Takes Over D-III Haverford as Head Coach

Men’s basketball assistant spent the last five seasons as Leopards’ Associate Head Coach


The Real Deal: Where Are They Now?

By featured columnist Mandy Housenick


Youth Injection Key to Men's Hoops Bounceback

2016-17 Lafayette men's basketball season preview


Trist ’15, Freeland ’16 Ink International Deals

Former basketball players will be playing oversees this fall


O’Hanlon Adds Cherry to Class of 2020

The Australian pipeline continues as the 6-8 forward will join the Leopards this fall

03/01/2012 takes you inside the Lafayette locker room after the quarterfinal victory over Holy Cross takes you inside the Lafayette locker room after the quarterfinal victory over Holy Cross


Highlights from Lafayette's Patriot League Quarterfinal win over Holy Cross

Highlights from Lafayette's Patriot League Quarterfinal win over Holy Cross


NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament - First Half

Photos by Kenya Allen '02


NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament -- First Half

Photos by Rick P Smith


Lafayette vs. American

Photo by Rick Smith


Lafayette at Bucknell (PL Semifinal)

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Boston University

Photos by Rick Smith

General: Very good around the hoop with both hands...can take his game outside to 18 feet...has significant international experience...played with Australia's under-19 team at the U-19 World Championships in 2011...enters 2014-15 with 921 career points.

2013-14: Sixth in the Patriot League in field goal percentage (54.5) on 156-of-286 from the floor...10th in the conference and second on the team in scoring with 12.8 points per game...10th in the Patriot League and second on the team in rebounding with 5.4 per night...third in the conference in offensive rebounding with 2.2 per game...had eight points in 11 minutes in the First Round win at Loyola (3/3)...scored 17 points at Army (3/1)...scored 19 points at Colgate (2/27)...had 10 points and six rebounds against Lehigh (2/23)...netted 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting at Holy Cross (2/19)...registered his second double-double of the year, notching 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds in the win vs. American (2/14)...Scored 14 points on 5-of-6 from the floor against Loyola (2/12)...went 6-of-10 from the floor and scored 14 points to go along with six rebounds in the win at Bucknell (2/5)...scored 17 points and grabbed six boards in the win over Navy (2/1)...added nine points and eight rebounds vs. Colgate (1/27)...scored a team-high 16 points at Lehigh (1/25)...contributed 10 points against Holy Cross (1/22)..scored 12 points and pulled in four boards at American (1/18)...netted 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting in the loss to Boston (1/11)...matched his season-high with 21 points and grabbed six rebounds in 16 minutes against Bucknell (1/8)...netted 14 points and pulled in nine rebounds at Navy (1/5)...scored 13 points against Army (1/2)...had nine points and nine boards at Seton Hall (12/27)...scored seven points and grabbed eight rebounds at St. Francis Brooklyn (12/19)...pulled in seven rebounds against Immaculata (12/17)...scored 10 points despite being limited to 11 minutes because of foul trouble in the win at Sacred Heart (12/7)...returned to the lineup after missing one game with a shoulder injury to score 12 points in the win over Wagner (12/3)...had 12 points in 22 minutes against Yale (11/26)...netted 21 points and collected seven rebounds at NJIT (11/23)...put in 19 points and grabbed nine boards at Princeton (11/20)...registered his first career double-double with 18 points and a career-best 12 rebounds versus Robert Morris (11/12)...started and played 16 minutes after getting in early foul trouble against Villanova (11/8).

2012-13: Started in all 29 games in which he played...third on the team in scoring with 12.4 points per game...scored 13 points and hauled in four rebounds in the semifinal win over Lehigh (3/9)...blocked two shots and added four points in the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinal win over Holy Cross (3/6)...scored 15 points and set a new career-high with four assists vs. American (3/2)...netted 14 points and five rebounds at Colgate (2/27)...had 14 points in the win over Lehigh (2/24)...scored 13 points in 18 minutes at Holy Cross (2/21) after missing two games with a right ankle injury...had 13 points in the win at Navy (2/9)...scored 12 points at American (2/2)...put in 12 points in the win over Colgate (1/30)...scored 14 points on 7-of-10 from the floor at Lehigh (1/27)...matched his career-high with seven rebounds against Holy Cross (1/23)...scored 11 at Bucknell (1/19)...led Lafayette with 16 points and six rebounds at Army (1/16)...scored 17 points in the win over Penn (1/8)...netted a game-high 14 points to go along with seven rebounds and a career-high three steals at Minnesota (12/22)...scored 14 points in the win over Arcadia (12/18)...had 10 points on 6-of-7 from the line in the win over Sacred Heart (12/9)...scored 17 points at Fairleigh Dickinson (12/7)...poured in a team-high 16 points in the win over St. Francis Pa. (12/4)...scored 15 points and grabbed five rebounds at LIU-Brooklyn (12/1)...poured in 16 points in the win against Delaware (11/28/12) rebounds at Monmouth (11/26)...returned after missing three games with a left ankle injury to score 10 points against Princeton (11/25)...set a new career high with 30 points on 14-of-18 from the field against LIU-Brooklyn (11/12)...scored 16 points on 7-of-7 shooting and hit his first career three pointer vs. St. Francis-Brooklyn (11/9).

2011-12: Patriot League All-Rookie Team...played in 31 games, making 20 starts...averaged 16.7 minutes, 5.7 points and 2.1 rebounds per game...blocked 17 shots, good for eighth in the Patriot League...dropped six points in the quarterfinal win at Holy Cross (2/29)...contributed eight points at American (2/25)...had six points at Lehigh (2/18)...scored four points in 10 minutes vs. Holy Cross (2/15)...scored four points in seven minutes at Army (2/8)...blocked two shots and had six points vs. Navy (2/4)...scored 11 points vs. American (1/28)...matched a season-high with 13 points at Colgate (1/25)...scored a season-high 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field (1/23)...netted 11 points at Holy Cross (1/19)...scored five points in the win vs. Army (1/11)...tallied four points in 12 minutes at Navy (1/7)...started and had seven points vs. Penn (1/4)...scored four points in 13 minutes off the bench at NJIT (1/2)...netted two points in 14 minutes vs. Monmouth (12/28)...scored nine points and grabbed four boards at Vanderbilt (12/21)...registered seven points on 5-of-6 shooting at the charity stripe at Sacred Heart (12/11)...scored eight points and contributed two steals in 13 minutes off the bench at Penn State (12/7)...picked up three rejections vs. Long Island (12/5)...played 11 minutes off the bench at Princeton (11/30)...scored four points at Delaware (2/26)...played 19 minutes and grabbed five rebounds vs. FDU (11/22)...played 26 minutes and had three assists vs. Wagner (11/19)...made first career start vs. St. Francis N.Y. (11/16)...had eight points and six boards at St. Francis Pa. (11/14)...played a team-high 35 minutes off the bench and scored 12 points at La Salle (11/11).

High School: Selected to the New South Wales All High School Team in 2009 and 2009 was one of three Australians selected to the Nike All-Asia Team to play at the Nike Global Challenge in Portland, 2009, he was one of five of his countrymen tabbed for inclusion at the Nike Development Camp in Beijing, China...was lauded for his academic pursuits at Sydney North by the Secondary Sports Association for representing his school in sport while maintaining outstanding academics...has a twin brother, Benjamin, who is studying advanced science at the University of New South Wales.

Personal:Son of Clive and Helga Trist . . . has a twin brother, Benjamin . . . born on Aug. 29, 1992.

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