11 Arvydas Vaitiekus
Arvydas  Vaitiekus

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Telsiai, Lithuania

High School:
Telsiai

Last College:
Marshalltown (Iowa) CC

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 230

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
09/23/1983

Experience:
JC


This Season:
Gives Utah State legitimate size at the center position... Must continue to improve in every phase of his game, but the coaching staff is encouraged by the progress he made during his redshirt year... Has excellent size and athleticism, but is very young in terms of his basketball level and where he needs to be to be successful... His potential can be reached with great practice habits and staying focused.

2006 Season (Jr.):
Redshirted in his first season at Utah State.

Junior College:
Averaged 5.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game as a sophomore at Marshalltown Community College in Marshalltown, Iowa... Had 40 blocks on the season to led the team as he helped Marshalltown to a 25-9 record as they advanced to the finals of the Region XI Tournament... As a sophomore he shot 66.7 percent from the field and 58.3 percent from the free throw line... Averaged 3.0 points and 3.1 rebounds as a freshman at South Plains Junior College in Levelland, Texas.

High School:
Played his high school basketball at V. Borisevicius Catholic High School in Telsiai, Lithuania.

Personal:
Full name is Arvydas Vaitiekus... Born on Sept. 23, 1983 in Telsiai, Lithuania... One of six children of Antanas and Irena Vaitiekus... Enjoys swimming, watching movies, playing his guitar and listening to music... Majoring in exercise science at Utah State... First name is pronounced R-V-Dus... Last name is pronounced Vi-tee-ekos.

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