#5 Cameron Witt
|HOMETOWN||Launceston, Tasmania, Australia|
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Launceston|
Summer of 2009: Member of the Australian roster at the 25th World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia ... saw action in each of Australia’s first two games before suffering minor injury that sidelined him for the rest of the tournament.
2008-09: Played in all 31 games as a rookie for the Crusaders ... made nine starting appearances as a freshman, including being introduced as part of the starting five in each of Valpo's last five games ... averaged 4.7 points/game on 47.0% shooting for the season ... kicked off career with 16-point effort off the bench in season-opening win over Marian Nov. 15 ... knocked down season-high eight field goals on just 11 attempts against the Knights ... went a perfect 3-of-3 from the free throw line at the United Center against #1/1 North Carolina Dec. 20 ... scored ten points on 5-of-6 shooting at UCF Dec. 22 ... scored ten points as well against North Park Dec. 30 ... put up ten points in back-to-back games at UIC and Loyola Jan. 15 and 17 ... played season-high 34 minutes against the Ramblers, leading the Crusaders with seven rebounds and also registering four assists and two blocked shots ... also rejected a pair of shots when Loyola visited the ARC Feb. 13 ... paced Valpo with seven rebounds, matching season high, Feb. 18 at Green Bay ... scored 11 points in victory over Akron Feb. 21 ... connected on 6-of-11 shots from the field for 12 points in regular season finale versus Youngstown State Feb. 28 ... also blocked season-high three shots against the Penguins.
Prep: Enjoyed outstanding prep career in Australia ... was a member of the Australian under-20 national team ... named Tasmanian Player of the Year in 2007 ... played for Tasmanian and Australian Institute of Sport Elite Development team in 2007 ... averaged 10.4 rebounds and 3.7 blocks per game at the 2006 Australian under-18 national tournament ... played for Australian Institute of Sport Team at the William Jones Cup in Taiwan in 2006.
Personal: Cameron is the son of Colin and Bronwyn Witt ... major is sports management ... born September 28, 1989.