Top from left to right; Jacob Rigoni (Currently a Quinnipiac University, division 1 student athlete in the MAAC), Tyson Brazel (Currently at Bond University on Academic Scholarship, completing dual Law/Business Degree), Nik Desantis (completed a year at one of the top prep schools in the United States, now a key player in the Sturt Sabre’s Premier League team ), Ben Carter (Currently a University of Montana division 1 college student athlete in the Big Sky Conference) and Xavier Owen-Thomas (Currently studying Law and Medical Science at University of Adelaide).
Bottom from left to right: Alex Mudronja (formerly Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence scholarship holder, currently a division 1 student athlete for the St Mary’s Gaels in the West Coast Conference), Lewis Young (currently a professional AFL player with Western Bulldogs), Lat Mayen (formerly Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence scholarship holder, currently a division 1 student athlete for Texas Christian University in the Big 12), Angus Rodman (currently travelling the world and working for some of the best brands on the planet as a top model), Isaac White (currently a division 1 student athlete at Stanford University in the Pac 12).
These guys are all the stars of this story.
They were really the basis for developing this platform that has now helped a large number of South Australia’s best collection of athletes over the past couple of years in their pathway.
VIDEO: Video highlighting some of the male athletes we've worked with, including 5 players from this team. We now also work with female athletes thanks to Luke Allen.
Developing this article was a lot of fun. It gave us a chance to reflect on the journey of this team and we hope will provide a good read to all team members, parents, supporters and those involved, directly and indirectly, at Sturt Sabres and the wider Basketball SA community, with the journey of these gre