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Brett Bisping

School

Siena College

Position
Forward
Major
Finance/Economics

Classroom

Brett Bisping boasts a 3.42 cumulative GPA while double majoring in finance and economics. He was named to the NABC Honors Court in 2014-15, and was one of just 10 men’s basketball players named to the Division I AAA-ADA Scholar-Athlete Team last season. Bisping has been named to both the MAAC All-Academic Team and Academic Honor Roll in each year of eligibility. He has fulfilled internships each of the past three summers locally with Ayco’s Marketing Information team. He also has been named to Siena College’s Deans’ List three times.

Character

Bisping has been appointed a team captain each of the past two seasons.

Community

Bisping was selected as a nominee for the 2015 NABC Allstate Good Works Team, which recognizes a distinguished group of student-athletes who have demonstrated a commitment to enriching the lives of others and contributing to the greater good in their communities. Bisping has continually taken a leadership role in Siena’s “Saints in Community Program,” through which he and and his teammates have served food at area soup kitchens, visited local elementary schools to speak on the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle and excelling academically. He also helped restock the Northeast Regional Food Bank, visited Albany Medical Center’s Children Hospital as part of the department’s partnership with Ronald McDonald House, and participated in several other initiatives.

Competition

Bisping was named Siena College’s 2015-16 Male Student-Athlete of the Year. Last season, he was a unanimous first-team All-MAAC and MAAC All-Tournament Team selection and was a three-time MAAC Player of the Week. He also was tabbed an NABC District I First Team honoree after leading the MAAC in both rebounding (10.4) and offensive rebounding (8.1), which ranked him 19th and eighth nationally. Bisping posted 13 double-doubles and 15 double-digit rebound games, including a career-high five 18-rebound performances. He also ranked eighth in the MAAC in scoring (15.9), and became the 41st member of program’s 1,000 Point Club. Bisping was heralded as the 2014 College Basketball Invitational MVP after averaging 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds in leading Siena to the program’s first Division I national postseason tournament championship.