Rick Romeli
Rick Romeli Image
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 6th Season

Romeli is in his sixth year with the Cougar coaching staff after spending his first season as the recruiting coordinator. He wrapped up a successful four-year playing career at Saint Xavier following the 2004-05 season when the team went 30-7 overall and finished in the NAIA "Elite Eight," SXU's highest postseason finish to date.

The former All-CCAC First Team guard received a business/accounting degree from Saint Xavier University in May 2006. Romeli is currently working on his master's of business administration (MBA) at SXU with a concentration on financial fraud. He also works as an accounting analyst for Northern Trust Bank in Chicago. Romeli resides in Orland Park, Ill.

Roster for 2010-11 Men's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
3Nick HastingsJRG6-1185Joliet, Ill.Joliet Catholic
4Ludwig IcevskiFRPG6-0165Naperville, Ill.Neuqua Valley
5Modestas MasiulionisFRG6-4190Lemont, Ill.Lemont Township
10Marco SamimySRG6-4180Chicago, Ill.CICS-Northtown Academy
13Roosevelt GreenSOPG5-9175Markham, Ill.Tinley Park
20Munir SmithFRG6-3190Mooseheart, Ill.Mooseheart
24Ed GilgenbachJRPG6-3175Fond du Lac, Wis.Fond du Lac
25Brad KarpFRG6-4205Valparaiso, Ind.Valparaiso
30Mark PetersFRF6-6190Aurora, Ill.Marmion Academy
31DeVon ChandlerSRPG6-1180Collinsville, Ill.Collinsville
34Scott TaloffSOF6-7200Bedford Park, Ill.St. Laurence
40Austin KubitSOF6-6200LaPorte, Ind.New Prairie
41Zach OpheimJRF6-5200Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
42Phil RiggsJRF6-6195Rockford, Ill.Boylan Catholic
43Brian SherwoodJRF6-7225Oak Forest, Ill.Judson University/Oak Forest
44Mike LandstromFRF6-8230Oak Lawn, Ill.Marist
54Matthew KileySOF6-9225Corunna, Mich.Saginaw Valley State/Corunna
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