Marek Olesinski
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    Marek Olesinski

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Roswell, NM

    High School:
    Roswell

    Last College:
    USAFA Prep School

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 220

    Position:
    Forward

    Experience:
    3L

    Major:
    Management

    03/13/2013

    Air Force Falls to UNLV, 72-56

    Lyons leaves game early with injury.

    03/09/2013

    Air Force Upsets No. 12 New Mexico 89-88

    Todd Fletcher's 3-pointer sinks New Mexico in regular season finale.

    03/07/2013

    Falcons Edged by Aztecs, 58-51

    Michael Lyons scored 10 points for Air Force

    02/13/2013

    Air Force Runs Past UNLV, 71-56

    Michael Lyons scored a game-high 27 points and Mike Fitzgerald added 18 for AFA

    02/02/2013

    Air Force Upsets No. 22 San Diego State, 70-67

    Michael Lyons scored 20 points for the Falcons.

    01/22/2014

    Air Force vs. Wyoming - USATSI

    Air Force vs. Wyoming - USATSI

    01/12/2014

    Air Force vs. San Diego State -- 1/12/14

    Air Force vs. San Diego State

    01/04/2014

    Air Force @ UNLV

    Air Force @ UNLV

    01/01/2014

    Air Force vs. Utah State

    Men's basketball vs. Utah State, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

    12/14/2013

    Air Force vs. UC Riverside

    Air Force vs. UC Riverside

    2013-14 (Junior)
    Appeared in all 30 games, started 28 ... first career start vs. Army in season opener ... career highs of 23 points and nine rebounds vs. VMI ... also had nine rebounds at Colorado St. and vs. Fresno St. at MW Tourney ... 20 points on career-high six 3-pointers made vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... 19 points and eight rebounds vs. South Dakota, 7-of-8 from the line ... 21 points and seven rebounds in league opener vs. Utah State ... 19 points (five 3-pointers) and seven rebounds vs. San Jose State ... career-high three blocks vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... career-high eight assists vs. Colorado Christian ... career-highs of 18 FGA and 13 3FGA at Nevada ... played career-high 44 minutes at Nevada.

    2012-13 (Sophomore)
    Appeared in 31 games off the bench ... averaged 3.5 points and 1.6 rebounds per game ... season-high 15 points in 89-88 upset over 12th-ranked New Mexico ... 5-for-5 from the field and 4-for-4 from 3-point range against the Lobos ... 13 points (5-7 from field, 3-5 from 3-pt range) at UNLV in MW quarters ... shot 49 percent (25-51) from 3-point range, second best single-season pct. in school history with at least 50 attempts ... season-high 32 minutes and two steals at UNLV in MW quarterfinals ... season-high with six rebounds vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... five rebounds and first career steal at Richmond ... 11-for-17 from 3-point range in his last five games.

    2011-12 (Freshman)
    Appeared in 10 games off the bench ... averaged 1.8 points and 1.5 rebounds per game ... season-high six points and six rebounds at New Mexico ... season-best two 3-pointers made against the Lobos ... season-high 13 minutes in first career game vs. Army ... made first career three-pointer and scored first points against Western State ... also made a three-pointer in 11 minutes vs. Johnson & Wales ... three-pointer and first career assist vs. New Mexico ... first career block against Colorado State.

    Before Air Force
    Averaged 10.4 points and 3.5 rebounds per game in 30 contests for the USAFA Prep School ... shot 46 percent (99-214) from the field and 40 percent (72-178) from three-point range ... also shot 81 percent (38-47) from the free-throw line ... had 34 assists and 28 steals ... two-year letterwinner in basketball at Roswell HS ... led team to back-to-back Class 4A state championships ...two-time first-team all-district and second-team all-state pick ... named to the all-state tournament team ... member of National Honor Society ... high school basketball coach was Britt Cooper.

    Personal
    Parents are Jan and Maria Olesinski ... has one sister and one brother ... his mother was a member of the Polish National Basketball Team (1982-90) and his father was a member of the Polish National Pentathlon Team (1976-87) ... his sister, Anna, is a sophomore on the track team at the Academy ... completed Operation Air Force at Offutt AFB, Omaha, Neb., this past summer ... also worked Basic Cadet Training and took an aeronautical engineering class ... active in his squadron as an athletic NCO (non-commissioned officer ... hobbies include watching movies and listening to music ... favorite food is his mom's crepes ... reality show he would choose to be on is Duck Dynasty ... favorite book is Relentless ... person in history he would most like to meet is John Wooden ... greatest moment in sports was signing with a Division I school ... credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career ...started playing basketball at age 6 ... favorite professional basketball player is Michael Jordan ... member of cadet squadron 2.

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