CHICAGO - Welcome to the 12th installment of Cougar Close-Ups, a set of video profiles on your favorite Saint Xavier University student-athletes scheduled to be released on Thursdays throughout the 2012 Fall Semester. This week's installment brings another set of interviews for three SXU student-athletes as a special "Thank You" to our fans in November in honor of Thanksgiving. They include junior guard Brad Karp (Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso) from the Saint Xavier men's basketball team, Evan Strehlau- first year head coach of the SXU women's soccer team as well as a pair of juniors from the Cougar Dance/Paw Print team Chioma Okere (Chicago, Ill./Lane Tech) and Jessica Scates (St. Louis, Mo./Ritenour) Greg Pilafas, an intern with the Saint Xavier University Office of Sports Information, was responsible for setting up, conducting and editing the video profiles as part of his senior project for his Communications major. We hope you enjoy this installment and tune in every week to catch up with your favorite SXU student-athletes! Go Cougars!