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Alan Wisniewski
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Alan Wisniewski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sterling Heights, Mich.

High School:
Bishop Foley Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 235

Position:
F

Birthdate:
08/29/1992

Experience:
SR


02/19/2014

Penn State Travels to Nebraska Thursday

Nittany Lions face a tough home team in the surging Huskers

11/26/2013

Lions Roar Past Monmouth, 84-52

Frazier's seven assists move him past the 500 career assists mark with 503

11/09/2013

Frazier, Newbill Lead Lions Past Seahawks, 74-62, in Season Opener

Frazier and Newbill each registered double-doubles in the win

08/16/2013

Nittany Lions Cap European Tour in London

08/12/2013

Nittany Lions Down Okapi 110-64 in Belgian Opener

Frazier tallies 10 points in return, Woodward leads Penn State with 18

02/14/2013

Penn State vs. Iowa - AP Photos

Penn State vs. Iowa - AP Photos (2/14/13)

01/11/2012

Men's Basketball vs. Nebraska - AP Photos

1/11/12

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14)

  • Saw action in 20 game this season and 10 Big Ten contests, scoring on lone shot attempts vs. Marshall (12/7/13), Princeton (12/14/13) and Nebraska (2/20/14)
  • Took the court in four of the last five regular-season games
  • Tallied 12 total points and pulled down 19 rebounds
  • Knocked back two free throws vs. Indiana (1/11/14), his first B1G points of the season
  • Notched first basket of the season in season-high 11 minutes against Monmouth (11/26/13)
  • Played 10 minutes at Penn (11/16/13) with a career-high three defensive rebounds
  • Earned a scholarship for the 2013-14 season after two seasons with the program as a walk-on

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13)

  • Work ethic and attitude paid off with quality first half minutes during Big Ten play
  • Played in 12 games on the season, 11 in Big Ten play, and saw action in seven of the Lions' last nine games
  • Scored in two games
  • Played first half minutes in six games
  • Saw the first significant action of his career playing 17 minutes while posting career highs of six points and eight rebounds at Nebraska (2/9), his first points and rebounds in a Penn State uniform
  • Played eight minutes vs. Iowa (2/14) scoring one point

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011-12)

  • Saw limited action in six games but continued to be a hard working and positive presence in practice.
  • His size, rebounding and ability to shoot from the perimeter continued to be valuable assets for the scout team

AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11)

  • Hit the weight room hard and added nearly 30 pounds of muscle to his frame during a redshirt season in which be proved to be a valuable player on the scout team and presence in the paint.
AT A GLANCE
An industrial Engineering major who also works a part-time job at a downtown State College sandwich shop, Wisniewski has earned tremendous respect from coaches and players in the Penn State program. His work ethic and attitude paid off with significant first half minutes in 2012-13 and he proved capable of holding his own in Big Ten play. The 6-9 forward, who brings rare height for a walk-on, has added more than 30 pounds to his frame in the weight room. The Sterling Heights, Mich. native is a former high school letterman in soccer and continues to prove to be an effective and valuable asset for the Lions.

HIGH SCHOOL
Wisniewski averaged 7.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game in his senior season at Bishop Foley Catholic as the team went 11-14 ... A two-year varsity starter and senior year captain ... Posted a school-record 64 blocks ... Helped lead team to 2009 and 2010 district titles ... Lettered in soccer in four seasons helping lead team to Catholic League championships in 2009 and 2010.

PERSONAL
Son of Ann and Stan Wisniewski ... Born August 29, 1992 in Warren, Mich. ... Four-year Honor Roll student in high school who posted a cumulative grade-point average of 3.9 ... An industrial engineering major.

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