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Men's Basketball Adds Jackson Burdyshaw to 2016 Recruiting Class

Men's Basketball Adds Jackson Burdyshaw to 2016 Recruiting Class

PAINESVILLE, Ohio—The Lake Erie College men's basketball team announced the addition of Jackson Burdyshaw from Perry High School Thursday (April 28).

Burdyshaw will join the Storm in the fall of 2016 alongside four other student-athletes: Jordan Humphrey (Westerville South), Gabe Kynard (Toledo St. John's), Ennis Thomas (Westerville South) and Lamont Rhodes (Bedford).

More on Burdyshaw can be found below.

Jackson Burdyshaw – 6'5 – Perry High School

High School Coach- Al Iacofano

Sr. Season Highlights

-Led Perry High School to a 20-6 record and a District Championship

-Third-Team All-Ohio Division II

-First-Team All Northeast District Division II

-First-Team Chagrin Valley Conference

-School record 581 points in 2015-16 (22.3 per game)

-1167 career points

-Career high 43 points vs. Madison High School


Coach Conley's Comments:

I am excited to add a tremendous local student-athlete in Jackson Burdyshaw to our Lake Erie College men's basketball program. Jackson had a great career at Perry, leading his team to a District Championship and earning All-Ohio honors his senior season.  He is a strong athlete that can finish tough physical plays around the basket, but also step outside and shoot the basketball as he made 39 3's this year.  Jackson played three sports during his high school career and I am optimistic about his potential now that his athletic focus shifts to only basketball.