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Tomasz Gielo

Class: Sophomore
Position: F
Height: 6-9
Weight: 220

Previous School: SMS Cetniewo Sports Academy

Hometown: Szczecin, Poland

2012 (Fr.)
• Appeared in 21 contests, starting 15
• Missed the first four weeks of the season due to injury
• Averaged 3.4 points and 2.0 rebounds per game
• Shot 51.7 percent on 30-of-58 shooting from the field
• Made his Liberty debut on Dec. 17 against Hampton, finishing with nine points on 4-of-5 shooting in the 74-65 victory
• Chipped in nine points in wins against Montreat (Dec. 20) and High Point (Jan. 21)
• Posted eight points while grabbing seven boards at UNC Asheville (Jan. 7)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll mention

Prep
• Played for SMS Cetniewo Sports Academy, averaging 13.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks his senior year
• Ranked among Top 25 European prospects
• Member of Polish national team, finishing fourth in the 2009 U16 FIBA European Championship his sophomore season
• Competed in 2010 U17 FIBA World Championship in Hamburg, Germany as a junior
• Averaged 13.8 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.4 blocks, helping team reach the finals
• Scored 21 points in the championship finals against the United States en route to a second-place finish
• Participated in the 2010 U18 FIBA European Championship in Vilnius, Lithuania, finishing sixth in the tournament
• Was Poland's leading scorer, averaging 11.7 points on 58.5 percent shooting, including 42.9 percent from three-point range
• Represented Poland in the 2011 U19 FIBA World Championships in Riga, Latvia
• Member of the Polish national team in the 2011 U18 FIBA European Championship, finishing in sixth place

Personal
• Son of Ryszard and Joanna Gielo
• Majoring in business administration with a concentration in international business
• Birthday is Jan. 4