Oxford Basketball Inks Julian Freeman
June 01, 2012
Oxford College of Emory University men's basketball head coach Roderick Stubbs and his staff are pleased to announce the signing of Julian Freeman to a National Letter of Intent to continue both his academic and athletic career.
Julian a 6ft 3in forward, attended The Montgomery Academy High School out of Montgomery, AL where he played for Coach Anthony McCall, Sr. Julian was a key contributor his senior year as his team made it to the Alabama Class 3A State basketball semifinals.
"We are absolutely thrilled to have Julian join our basketball program at Oxford," stated Coach Stubbs. "Julian has a tremendous upside to his game and is a very hard worker. We believe he is going to bring a lot to our team and the college as a whole."
Julian averaged 6 points and 6 rebounds a game his senior year and twice was named most improved by his high school coaching staff. His senior season he won the "Joe Mooty Award" given to an athlete who shows unselfishness and sportsmanship on the court.
Julian is also very diverse having been recognized his sophomore and junior years in the National Math Exam and placing 2nd in the "Still Art" category in Birmingham's "Paint The Town Red" digital art competition.
Julian also participated on the track and field team placing 2nd in the boys 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 meter dashes at the 3A Outdoor Track and Field State Meet.