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Joey Ptasinski

Graduate Student

Highlands Ranch, Colo.

High School:
Regis Jesuit/New Hampton

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 177



Joey  Ptasinski


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


Built For Pressure

By Featured Columnist Mandy Housenick


Built for Pressure

By Featured Columnist Mandy Housenick


Men's Hoops Looks to Snap Skid at Loyola

Leopards open the second half of league play trying to break a three-game losing streak

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


Men's Basketball at Coca-Cola Park

Lafayette men's basketball signs autographs and throws out first pitch at Lehigh Valley Ironpigs home opener.


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

General: Talented three-point shooter...terrific perimeter defender...tremendous at the free throw line...versatile scorer...enters 2014-15 with 177 career three-pointers, which places him fifth in school 42.1 percent three-point shooter, good for fifth all-time at Lafayette.

2013-14: Academic All-Patriot League selection...Capital One Academic All-District II Team choice...fourth on the team in scoring with 11.4 points per game...shot 48.0 percent from the field (123-of-256) and 44.9 percent from three-point range (80-of-178)... led the Patriot League in three-pointers made (80), three-pointers per game (2.6) and was third in the conference in three-point percentage (44.9)... 80 three-pointers were fifth on Lafayette's single-season list...44.9 three-point percentage is the third-best single-season effort in school leader in minutes played (33.7) and was seventh in the conference...scored 18 points and hit five threes in the First Round win at Loyola (3/3)...had 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting and four assists at Army (3/1)...tied a career-high in points with 23 points on 6-of-9 shooting, including 5-of-8 in the win over Lehigh (2/23)...Scored 16 points with four three-pointers in the win over Holy Cross (2/19)...Chipped in with 10 points in the win over American (2/15)...Had four assists against Loyola (2/12)...scored 22 points on a 6-of-6 effort from beyond the arc against Navy (2/1)...had a game-high 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting and five threes against Colgate (1/27)...scored 13 points and grabbed five boards at Lehigh (1/25)...had a 10-point night against Holy Cross (1/22)...scored 10 points at American (1/18)... scored 15 points on a season-high five threes at Loyola (1/13)...chipped in 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting and had five boards in the loss to Boston (1/11)...scored 11 points and had a season-high four assists against Bucknell (1/8)...chipped in 11 points and blocked a shot at Navy (1/5)...scored nine points, pulled in five boards, collected three steals and had three assists against Army (1/2)...had nine points and three assists at Seton Hall (12/27)...scored 14 points on four threes against Immaculata (12/17)...netted 11 points and handed out three assists against Sacred Heart (12/7)...scored a season-high 16 points and grabbed a career-best eight rebounds in the win over Penn (11/30)...had eight points against Yale (11/26)...started, played 42 minutes, and scored 11 points at Princeton (11/20)...had 15 points on four threes versus Robert Morris (11/12)...scored 13 points, including three treys against Villanova (11/8).

2012-13: Named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team...played in every game, making 17 starts and averaged 28.8 minutes per game...fourth on the team with 9.6 points per game and second in three-pointers made (65)...scored 15 points, all in the second half, in the Patriot League Championship game...hit three treys in the semifinal win over Lehigh (3/9)...put in 11 points in the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinal win over Holy Cross (3/6)...netted 12 points and hit two threes at Colgate (2/27)...had a career-high six rebounds in the win over Lehigh (2/24)...scored 14 points off the bench in a win over Bucknell (2/16)...led Lafayette with 15 points on four threes at Navy (2/9)...netted 12 points against Colgate (1/30)...added 13 points at Lehigh (1/27)..scored eight points against Holy Cross (1/23)...added 14 points in the win over Navy (1/12)...set a new career high with five assists at Penn (1/8)...scored a team-high 17 points on 5-of-6 shooting from three at Stanford (12/29)...added 10 points at Minnesota (12/22)...netted 10 points and tied a career high with four assists in the win over Sacred Heart (12/9)...had a career-high four steals at Fairleigh Dickinson (12/7)...netted nine points in the win over St. Francis Pa. (12/4)...scored 13 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including three three's, in 36 minutes against Delaware (11/28/12)...had eight points vs. Princeton (11/25)...drained four treys and scored 14 points at Maryland (11/20)...set new career-highs with 23 points on seven threes at Morehead State (11/18)...netted six points on two threes at Kentucky (11/16)...was 4-of-5 from the field, including 2-for-2 from three for 12 points against LIU-Brooklyn (11/12)...started and scored seven points against St. Francis N.Y. (11/9).

2011-12: Played in 22 games, making three starts...averaged 20 minutes, 5.6 points and shot 45.7% from beyond the arc, which ranked third in the Patriot League...scored five points before leaving with an ankle injury in the first half vs. Navy (2/4)...had four points against American (1/28)...netted 13 points on 5-of-5 from the field including three treys at Colgate (1/25)...Hit a three-pointer vs. Lehigh (1/22)...contributed three points at Holy Cross (1/19)...scored five points vs. Bucknell (1/14)...hit a three vs. Army (1/11)...sank two threes at Navy (1/7)...hit three threes off the bench vs. Penn (1/4)...scored three points and had two steals at NJIT (1/2)...hit a three-pointer at Columbia (12/30)...scored 11 points and dished out four assists vs. Monmouth (12/28)...played 20 minutes off the bench at Vanderbilt (12/21)...netted seven points in 22 minutes off the bench at Penn State (12/7)...scored eight points and grabbed five boards vs. Long Island (12/5)...had two steals and nine points at Princeton (11/30)...netted six points in 13 minutes off the bench at Delaware (11/26)...started and played 28 minutes vs. Wagner (11/19)...scored 12 points and was 3-4 from beyond the arc in his first career start vs. St. Francis N.Y. (11/16)...knocked down a three-pointer at St. Francis Pa. (11/14)...played 23 minutes off the bench and scored five points at La Salle (11/11).

High School: All-State and Academic All-State selections in 2009 to go along with conference MVP honors...spent a prep year at New Hampton School in New Hampshire, helping guide his squad to a 21-13 record and its first NEPSAC final since 2002...played high school ball at Regis Jesuit in Aurora, Colo., guiding his team to consecutive Colorado 5A state titles in 2009 and 2010 while also collecting Continental League championships in the Colorado State Tournament play, he averaged 19 points per game and shot 59 percent from the floor and 94 percent from the 2010, he averaged 19 points, four assists, three rebounds and three steals per game, earning Colorado State Tournament MVP honors as part of a 27-1 his junior year, his team posted a 26-2 mark when he contributed 15 points, five assists, three steals and three rebounds per game.

Personal:Son of John and Monica Ptasinski . . . father played basketball at Illinois Tech...has a younger sister, Anna '18 . . . born on July 20, 1992.

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