Men's Basketball 2014 – Player Profile

Tajee Almon

Tajee Almon – 11

Year: Junior

Major: Sports Management

Height: 6-5

Position: F

High School: Gloucester City

Hometown: Gloucester, N.J.


Biography

2013-14 Season (Sophomore): Appeared in 13 games as a sophomore, making one start – made first career start on December 7 against Post – scored a season’s high six points twice, first against Post on December 7 and again at Georgian Court on December 18 – shot 3-for-4 against Georgian Court and 2-for-3 against Post – grabbed a season’s best five rebounds at Bentley and again at Georgian Court – added a season’s best two blocks at Georgian Court.

2012-13 Season (Freshman): Appeared in 20 games off the bench as a true freshman – scored a single point and grabbed three rebounds in first career game at Southern New Hampshire – scored 10 points each against Franklin Pierce and Kutztown in back-to-back games, shooting a season best 5-of-6 against Kutztown – scored a season high 11 points at NYIT on January 14, 2013, adding a season best six rebounds.

High School: Three-year letterwinner in basketball at Gloucester City High School under head coach Terry Polnitz – member of the 1,000 rebound club during his time on the court – also member of the 100 blocks in a season club while at Gloucester City – named First Team All-Tri County Conference as a junior and a season – also a three year letterwinner as a wide receiver on the football team – member of the Quill and Scroll National Honor Society.

Personal:

Tajee D. Almon – son of Kevin and Consuelo Campbell – father, Michael Haddix, played eight seasons in the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles and Green Bay Packers – brothers, Mike and Darius Haddix, played college basketball at Siena College – brother, Matthew Haddix, played basketball at Goldey-Beacom College – sports management major at Wilmington University with aspirations for becoming a sports team owner – from Gloucester, N.J. – his favorite athletes are Blake Griffin and Nick Young – if he could be anything besides a collegiate athlete, he would want to be an athletic trainer – his favorite cartoon character is Bugs Bunny – considers his mother is hero because “with all they’ve been through, she’s sacrificed so much to make sure I never had to.”

Year

GP-GS

fg-fga

Pct.

3fg-fga

Pct.

Ft-fta

Pct.

Reb.

RPG

Ast.

Blk.

Stl.

Pts.

Avg.

12-13

20-0

28-40

.700

0-0

.000

11-23

.478

35

1.8

5

7

3

67

3.4

13-14

13-1

10-30

.333

0-1

.000

10-16

.625

25

1.9

4

6

1

30

2.3

Total

33-1

38-70

.543

0-1

.000

21-39

.538

60

1.8

9

13

4

97

2.9