The Emerson College Men's Basketball team is proud to announce its incoming freshman class for the 2017-2018 season. After graduating only one senior last season, Emerson looks to use their solid nucleus of young returning players to make a push next season.
The incoming 2017-2018 class includes:
Ethan Gabert-Doyon: A 6'0, hard-nosed, combo guard, Gabert-Doyon comes to Emerson after a very impressive career at Brooks School, an ISL powerhouse, in North Andover, Massachusetts.
Originally from Montreal, Canada, Gabert-Doyon finished his career with a 57-2 league record and 71-11 overall record. He finished his career as a 3-time ISL champion and 2-time NEPSAC champion.
Gabert-Doyon played a valuable role for the Brooks School, starting 10 games his senior year at the point guard position.
He plans to study Film Production.
Jacob Ries: A long, 6'4 wing with great all-around skill, joins Emerson after playing at Red Mountain High School in Arizona.
Ries senior year was full of team and individual accomplishments as his team finished 9-1 in the East Valley Region, winning the league championship and finishing 18-9 overall.
As a starter and captain, Ries averaged 11 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists, while being recognized as an All-League player and also awarded an AZ Academic Athlete of the Week. Ries was also featured on SportsCenter's Top Ten Plays after sinking a 70-foot game-winning shot.
He plans to major in Sports Communications.
Jaelen Ogadhoh: A long 6'6 forward, Ogadhoh joins Emerson from Westview High School in Oregon.
In his senior season, Ogadhoh helped lead his team to a 27-10 overall record and 17-3 in the competitive Metro League. Ogadhoh averaged 7 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 blocks per game while finishing in the top ten in Oregon in Player Efficiency Rating (PER).
He plans to major in Journalism.
Sean Kelly: A gritty 5'10 point guard, Kelly joins Emerson from Scripps Ranch High School in California, where he was a two-year varsity starter and a senior captain.
After missing time due to an unfortunate shoulder injury, Kelly showed his toughness and resilience returning to his starting spot on the team.
Scripps High School finished with an overall record of 14-11, and a 7-3 record in the Eastern League finishing second in the league. Kelly finished the season with averages of 10 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1.5 steals.
He plans to study Sports Communications.
Story Credit to Jack Barrett, Emerson's Associate Head Men's Basketball Coach.