Letterman ... brings exciting skills to the program ... likely to see playing time increase this year ... must show coaching staff consistency necessary to earn a regular turn in the backcourt rotation ... coming off surgery in spring ... expected to be at 100 percent by the time camp opens ... could be team's best passer ... has uncanny knack for finding open teammates ... creative performer ... continues to improve his outside game ... lanky player who can create problems for opponents on both ends of the floor.
As a freshman: appeared in 11 contests, earning a trio of starting assignments ... averaged 0.8 ppg. and 1.6 rpg ... shot .188 from the floor, .111 from three-point range and .500 from the foul line ... drew starts against St. Francis (N.Y.), Holy Cross and Lafayette during one three-game stretch just after the New Year ... set career highs with six points, four caroms and three assists against St. Francis ... grabbed four rebounds at Holy Cross as well ... made varsity debut opposite Coast Guard ... first career points came versus Fairleigh Dickinson.
High School: lettered three times in basketball and twice in baseball at PORTA High in Petersburg, Ill. ... averged 19.0 ppg., 10.0 rpg. and 3.3 bpg. as a senior while toiling for head coach Mark Cox ... served as team captain in his final campaign ... named Associated Press fourth-team all-state as a senior ... earned similar fourth-team accolades from the Chicago Sun-Times ... named all-state by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association ... listed first-team All-Sangamo Conference ... played pitcher and centerfield on the diamond.
Personal: given name is Seth Evan Sanert ... born June 21, 1984 ... parents' names are Ron and Susie Sanert ... member of National Honor Society ... was named to the high school honor roll in each of his four years ... lists winning regional basketball championship as his biggest athletic accomplishment ... major is undeclared.