Tyler Fricke

#12 Tyler Fricke

Pos. G/F
Ht. 6-1
Wt. 170
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Arlington Heights, Ill.
High School [Prev. School] Buffalo Grove

2020-21: Saw action in five games in his first season as a walk-on… Made his collegiate debut on Dec. 6 vs. Judson, going 2-for-2 at the free-throw line while also recording his first career rebound and steal… Grabbed another rebound on Dec. 9 vs. SIUE… Also saw action on Feb. 10 vs. Bradley, Feb. 13 at UNI and Feb. 27 vs. Indiana State.

2020-21: Joined the Valpo program as a walk-on for the 2020-21 season.

Prep: Starter at Buffalo Grove, where he helped his team to a conference championship and a 24-win season… Shot 50 percent from the field as a senior… Played basketball, baseball and golf in all four years of high school… Helped his team to a sectional title in baseball during his sophomore season… Honor roll student... Won his school's Trustworthy Award as a senior... Favorite high school basketball memory is guarding a five-star recruit while helping his team to a victory over Rowling Meadows in front of a large crowd in a battle of undefeated teams during his senior year.

Personal: Majoring in accounting… Son of Scott and Katie Fricke… Has a brother, Zach and a sister, Hannah… Father Scott coached Valpo head coach Matt Lottich at New Trier High School during Lottich’s playing days… Brother Zach pitches for the Valpo baseball team.