#5 Eli Ziegler | Guard
Hometown: Littleton, Colo.
Previous School: Heritage
Major: Business / Marketing
Ziegler appeared in all 31 games, starting 20 of them ... averaged 8.7 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.5 steals ... ranked third among GPAC players in 3-point field goal percentage (.447) ... shot 46.4 percent (85-for-183) from the field and 82.1 percent (32-for-39) from the free throw line ... poured in a career high 25 points on a career best seven 3-point field goals in a win over Nebraska Wesleyan on Feb. 4 ... made multiple 3-point field goals in 19 games.
Ziegler played in 27 of 29 games and made one start ... averaged 3.8 points, 1.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists while playing an average of 14.3 minutes per game ... shot 45.8 percent from the field, 44.2 percent from 3-point range and 82.4 percent from the free throw line ... totaled a season high 14 points at Morningside on 2-22-14 when he made a season best four 3-point field goals ... hauled in a season high five rebounds at York on 11-1-13.
Started for two years and lettered for three at the varsity level at Heritage High School for head coach Jentry Byleveld … served as team captain for one year … earned first team all-conference, Columbine Classic all-tournament and honorable mention all-state honors as a senior … led the Eagles to the class 5A state tournament.
Born in Littleton, Colo., on February 14, 1995 … son of Mike and Denise Ziegler … has two sisters, one older and one younger … enjoys go-kart racing and hanging out with family.