With Senior Day behind us, it’s time to say thank you to our senior class, take a brief look back at their time here at UChicago, and see what the guys will be up to moving forward!
Forward Nate Brooks has started 75 out of 94 games for the Maroons. He has totaled 601 points and 553 rebounds over the last four seasons, for an average of 6.4 points and 5.9 rebounds a game. Last year as a junior, Brooks was named UAA Honorable Mention, as well as earned UAA All-Academic honors two years in a row. In his final season on the court, Brooks averaged 5.6 points and 5.9 rebounds a game, on 20.2 minutes of play.
As a senior, Brooks scored a season-high 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field and 13 rebounds, at Case Western Reserve.
Brooks will be finishing with a degree in Public Policy and Psychology, and plans on working as an Investment Banking Analyst for Piper Jaffray in New York City, upon graduation.
Guard Scott Herlihy joined the team as a junior, appearing in 47 games. He finishes his time as a Maroon, averaging 3.0 points, 1.0 rebound and 0.8 assists per matchup. This year, Herlihy averaged 3.4 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.0 assist on 11.8 minutes of play.
Herlihy scored a season-high 12 points at North Central, shooting 60 percent from beyond-the-arc. He also grabbed 5 rebounds and dished out 2 assists.
As Herlihy is completing a degree in Computer Science and Economics, he plans to work as a software engineer at Belvedere Trading.
Forward Eric Robinson has appeared in 62 games for the Maroons, after being side-lined for most of his junior year due to a shoulder injury. He has averaged 1.7 points and 1.2 rebounds over the last four seasons, completing his senior year by averaging 1.2 points and 0.9 rebounds on 5.6 minutes a game.
At Carnegie Mellon earlier this season, Robinson scored 7 points and 3 rebounds on 12 minutes of play.
Robinson is pre-med, while also earning his degree in Comparative Human Development. Currently, he is deciding between going to work for Clarity Solutions Group as an Associate Consultant, or getting his post-baccalaureate at Cornell University.
Guard Jordan Smith earned Rookie of the Year as a freshman, and went on to start 80 out of 98 games. Having averaged 11.8 points and 3.2 rebounds over his career, Smith hit the 1,000 career point mark this season, putting him tenth on UChicago’s All-Time Leading Scorer list. And as a senior, he averaged 12.9 points and 3.1 rebounds on 27.7 minutes of play. Smith was named All-UAA Honorable Mention as a sophomore, ultimately making All-UAA First-Team as a junior.
Smith scored a season-high 26 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field at Case Western Reserve. He also pulled down 8 rebounds at Rochester.
Earning a degree in Economics, Smith plans to work for JP Morgan as a Credit Research Analyst in New York City.
Guard John Steinberg was forced to sit out his senior year with a wrist injury, but has appeared in 59 games over his time at UChicago, averaging 2.9 points and 1.3 rebounds on 10.6 minutes of play.
Steinberg was named to the UAA All-Academic Team as both a sophomore and a junior and will graduate with a degree in Economics. Moving forward, he will go on to work for Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an investment banker.
Forward Alex Voss has started 50 out of 90 games, averaging 8.3 points and 4.9 rebounds over his four years as a Maroon. As a junior, Voss shot 42 percent from the 3-point line, ranking tenth in school history. This season, Voss averaged 10.9 points and 7.7 rebounds on 28.8 minutes.
Voss scored a season-high 25 points at Rochester, while grabbing 16 rebounds against Mount Union.
Earning his degree in Public Policy, Voss plans on working in either investment banking or equity research.
This senior class has not only proven themselves leaders on the court, but off of it as well. A huge thank you to all of the guys for their years of hard work and dedication. UChicago wishes them nothing but the best of luck moving forward!