Connor Nolte
20 Connor Nolte
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Alpharetta, Ga.

High School:
Furman

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 215

Position:
G/F

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Completed his undergraduate degree in Marketing in the Spring of 2011.

• Pursuing his master's degree in Sport Management while playing his final season of basketball.

• Serving on the UGA Student-Athlete Advisory Council for the 2012 academic year. Also representing the basketball program at UGA's Student-Athlete Leadership Academy.

2010-11 Season:

An early-season starter in place of Trey Thompkins at the `4' position.

• Season-best contributions came likely against Notre Dame: seven points in 32 minutes.

• Also logged significant time at wins over Colorado (34 min.) and St. Louis (32).

• Suffered a broken nose in a collision with teammate Travis Leslie in the St. Louis game. Wore a protective mask until January.

• Season scoring high of 11 came in win over High Point.

• Perhaps his most important contribution all season came off the bench in win at Arkansas. Provided much-needed energy to the slow-starting Bulldogs with six rebounds in just nine minutes of action.

• Named as Georgia's representative on the annual SEC Community Service Team.

2009-10 Season:

Sat out the 2010 season in compliance with NCAA rules regarding transfers.

• Earned nationwide notoriety from his blog -- www.passersremorse.com -- which featured a series of trick shots performed by various artists.

2008-09 Season (@Furman):

Started six of the Paladins' 30 games, averaging 5.4 points and 3.1 rebounds.

• Career-high 17 points against Ga.Southern came during a 3-game, mid-February stretch in which he scored 13, 15 and 17 points.

• Selected to the Southern Conference All-Conference Academic team.

2007-08 Season:

Started nine of 30 games and averaged 5.5 points and a team second-best 3.9 rebounds per game.

• Started the season's last nine games, including a 9-point, 9-rebound game vs. UNC-Greensboro and a 13-point effort at Davidson.

High School

First Milton HS product ever to earn an NCAA Division I scholarship.

• Finish his career as Milton's all-time leading scorer with 1,601 points and also had over 700 rebounds and 152 blocked shots.

• Three-time team MVP, three-time all-region, adn three-time AJC all-area selection.

• 2007 first-team All-State and selected to play in the annual GACA All-Star Game.

Personal

Full Name: Connor James Nolte

Birthdate/Birthplace: April 2, 1989 in Milwaukee, Wis.

Parents: Kurt and Julie Nolte

Graduate Program: Sport Management

Favorite TV Shows: Sports Nation, Friday Night Lights, Parks and Recreation

Favorite Video Game: FIFA 2012

Favorite Beverage: Dr. Pepper

Favorite Academic Subject: Marketing

Most Challenging Subject: Accounting

Interests & Hobbies Outside Basketball: Creating videos, photography, disc golf

Hidden Talents: Good bowler (career high of 255)

My teammates describe me as: Old

My role models away from sports: My parents

Adjectives that I would use to describe myself: Funny, Driven, Believer

Non-Athletic Accomplishment I'm Proudest Of: Earning my bachelor's degree; SEC Honor Roll; SEC Community Service Team

Athletic Accomplishment I'm Proudest Of: Starting 3 games on an NCAA Tournament team

I got started playing basketball: Playing on my Fisher Price hoop in the basement

I chose my jersey number because: It was the only number left my freshman year in high school when I dressed for the varsity team

What drives me to excel in basketball? I've been blessed with a gift and can't let it go to waste.

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