Long and lanky big man known for his defensive ability and
hook-shot in close range... made an impact coming off the bench as a redshirt
freshman and was one of only three players to see action in every game.
2011-12: Saw five
starts and played in all 27 contests, averaging 18.2 minutes a game...averaged
3.5 points and 2.5 rebounds a night...Handed out 10 assists and recorded 20
steals...Finished third in the team with 13 blocks...Twice scored in
double-figures, recording 10 points against Nova Southeastern (Jan. 25) and a
career high 12 at Lynn (Jan. 11)...hit 4-of-5 from 3-point range against Lynn
(Jan. 11)...Snared a career high six rebounds at Barry (Feb. 22)...Also posted
career highs with three blocks against Saint Leo (Feb. 11) and four steals against
Puerto Rico Rio Piedras (Nov. 23)...Named to the Rollins Athletic Directors and
Sunshine State Conference Commissioner's Honor Rolls.
Played with the British Basketball U-20 team for six weeks during the summer of
Played at River Forest High School and Oak Park High School in Oak Park,
Illinois...Led the Huskies (OPHS) to a record of 24-6 his senior season and was
named second-team All-Area...A nominee for the McDonald's All-America
award...Played club ball with the Illinois Kings, finishing 13th overall at AAU
9/14/91...son of Jennifer and Guy Dirkin...brother of Kendal...Majoring in
International Business with a minor in Japanese.