Nov. 7, 2006
Sheehan, a 6-11, 220-pound center, scored 1,014 points in three seasons at Shaker High School, leading his team to two Suburban Council league titles while earning all-league honors twice. He averaged 21.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and six blocks per game as a senior.
“Brad has demonstrated a high level of skill and athletic ability during pre-season practice,” Hewitt said Tuesday. “We both feel that with increased strength, he will be a major contributor to this program in the 2007-08 season.”
Sheehan played 11 minutes in Tech’s 96-52 exhibition victory over Morehouse College last Saturday. He scored three points, all from the free throw line, and took two rebounds.
The 21st-ranked Yellow Jackets open their 2006-07 season Friday against Elon. Tip-off will be approximately 8:30 p.m. at Alexander Memorial Coliseum, following the women’s game against Mercer.