July 5, 2007
Possessing height Kusmieruk now developing skills
July 5, 2007 - Now standing seven foot four inches, and weighing 285 pounds, rising senior center Jakub Kusmieruk arrived in the United States two years ago from Sokolow-Podlaski, Poland, long on size (terrible pun intended) and short on basketball and English-speaking experience. After working hard on and off the court, Jakub has improved in both areas.
"His English before arrival was limited" recently shared Anthony Mari, an assistant coach at Kusmieruk's high school, John Carroll in Bel Air, MD. "He has worked hard and will be fully qualified as soon as he takes the SAT. His GPA is around a 2.9 or so".
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