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#22 Kirill Savolainen
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Vantaa, Finland
High School: Virginia Episcopal
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Career Highs
through the 2012-13 season

Points 2 twice, last at Cornell, 3/2/12
Field Goals 1 at Cornell, 3/2/12
FG Attempts 1 six times, last at Boston College, 12/31/12
Three-Pointers 0
3FG Attempts 1 four times, last at Boston College, 12/31/12
Free Throws 2 vs. Princeton, 2/25/12
FT Attempts 2 vs. Princeton, 2/25/12
Off. Rebounds 1 at Cornell, 3/2/12
Def. Rebounds 2 vs. Princeton, 2/25/12
Rebounds 2 twice, last at Cornell, 3/2/12
Assists 1 vs. Princeton, 2/15/13
Turnovers 0
Blocks 1 at Cornell, 3/2/12
Steals 0
Minutes 9 vs. Princeton, 2/25/12

FRESHMAN (2011-12)
Slowed at beginning of rookie campaign by an injury ... debuted in Alaska against Central Michigan ... played in both games against Ivy League champ Harvard ... saw action for a season-high nine minutes in the final home game, hitting two free throws for first career points while grabbing two rebounds against Princeton ... first field goal came in only attempt at Cornell ... also hauled in two boards again against the Big Red.

HIGH SCHOOL
Captained the basketball team at Virginia Episcopal in his one year there for University of Virginia legend Curtis Staples ... helped the Bishops win their first-ever state title at thje VISAA Division 3 level his senior year, averaging 15.0 points and 9.2 rebounds while earning all-conference first-team honors and a spot on the all-tournament team for the state championship ... attended Amelia Academy (Va.) for his junior year of high school in his first year in the U.S., garnering all-conference first-team honors and the team MVP award ... part of Finnish National Championship runner-up team at Mäkelänrine Sports High School in Helsinki during his sophomore year ... as a freshman, his team won the Finnish Division I Championship and the Scania Cup Championship in Sweden.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kirill Filipp Taavetti Savolainen ... born on Sept. 19, 1991 to Veikko and Vera in Vantaa ... has one sister ... enjoys music and movies ... sang in the National Opera of Helsinki for seven years, performing in several productions such as Carmen, Othello and The Magic Flute ... plans on majoring in economics to prepare for business school.

Savolainen’s Career Statistics
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2011-12 6-0 20-3.3 1-3 .333 0-1 .000 2-2 1.000 1-3 4-0.7 4-0 0 0 1 0 4-0.7
2012-13 9-0 9-1.0 0-3 .000 0-3 .000 0-0 000 0-1 1-0.1 3-0 1 0 0 0 0-0.0
Totals 15-0 29-1.9 1-6 .167 0-4 .000 2-2 1.000 1-4 5-0.3 7-0 1 0 1 0 4-0.3
 
Ivy League Statistics Only
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct. 3G-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2011-12 4-0 17-4.3 1-3 .333 0-1 .000 2-2 1.000 1-3 4-1.0 3-0 0 0 1 0 4-1.0
2012-13 3-0 3-1.0 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 000 0-1 1-0.3 1-0 1 0 0 0 0-0.0
Totals 7-0 20-2.9 1-3 .333 0-1 .000 2-2 1.000 1-4 5-0.7 4-0 1 0 1 0 4-0.6
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