Parents: Brian and Carrie Mulford

Siblings: Samantha (19)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: Being a part of team with everyone wanting to get better.

Favorite Type of Music: Rap

Favorite Food: Peanut Butter

Favorite School Subject: Math

Fun Fact: I met Michael Jordan on his fishing boat.

Team Goal: Win the county championship.

Individual Goal: Shoot 75% from the FT line.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Buffalo Bills

Favorite Pro Athlete: Stefon Diggs



#5 Titian DeRosa 5'7 PG

#1 Thomas Farrell  6'0 G

*Team Captain

Parents: Katie Sanson and Matt Stanton

Siblings: Alex (22), Christian (27), Sean (15), Brady (13), Sammy (9)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: How supportive each guy is and well everyone takes criticism.

Favorite Type of Music: Indie

Favorite Food: Chicken

Favorite School Subject: English

Team Goal: Win Regionals

Individual Goal: Improve confidence and get others involved.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Washington Football Team and the Washington Wizards

Favorite Pro Athlete: Taylor Heinicke

Other: There is no doubt in my mind we can make it out of our region.


PLAYER BIOS

Seniors


Player Bios

Parents: Tracy and John Mulligan

Siblings: Nolan (15)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: Seeing the work you put in during practice and the off-season translate to games.

Favorite Type of Music: R&B/Hip-Hop

Favorite Food: Chipotle Burrito

Favorite School Subject: History

Fun Fact: A hobby of mine is taking/editing pictures.

Team Goal: Win the county and region.

Individual Goal: Contribute however I can on both ends of the floor.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Seattle Seahawks

Favorite Pro Athlete: Russell Wilson

Other: Go Vikes!


Parents: Ellen and David Winter

Siblings: Zachary (24) and Jake (22)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: The community it builds.

Favorite Type of Music: Pop

Favorite Food: Pasta

Favorite School Subject: Biology

Fun Fact: I am Jewish

Team Goal: Win our division and region.

Individual Goal: Be a positive leader and a confident player.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Washington Wizards

Favorite Pro Athlete: Jimmy Butler



#11 Evan Brown 6'1 G/SF

#4 Michael Ward 6'2  G/SF

2006 Maryland 4A State Champions

2014 Maryland 4A State Finalists

​2016 Maryland 4A State Semi-Finalists

#21 Charlie Mulligan 6'3 F

Parents: Wendy and Thomas Kuhn

Siblings: Victoria (27), Amanda (26), Chandler (19)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: The sense of community and bond we all share.

Favorite Type of Music: Pop/Rap

Favorite Food: Steak, sushi, Chipotle, Five Guys

Favorite School Subject: Math

Fun Fact: I'm the only blonde on the team.

Team Goal: Win our division.

Individual Goal: Shoot 40% from 3pt range and 75% from the FT line.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Washington Wizards

Favorite Pro Athlete: Bradley Beal



#3 Preston Kuhn 6'0 PG

FRESHMEN

Whitman Basketball

#12 Will Vander Wal 6'3  F

Juniors

#24 Sawyer Hays 6'6  C

SOPHOMORES

#2 Andrew Sanson 5'11 G 

#33 Landon Mulford 6'4 F/C

Parents: Sos and Kristen Mboijana

Siblings: ​Cole (21)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: Friday night rivalry games with packed gyms.

Favorite Type of Music: Hip Hop

Favorite Food: Pasta

Favorite School Subject: Biology

Fun Fact: I also play Whitman soccer.

Team Goal: Win regionals/win our division.

Individual Goal: Start and be a defensive leader.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Chelsea

Favorite Pro Athlete: N'golo Kante



#14 Matthew Winter 6'0  G

#23 Austin Mboijana 6'1  F

#15 Kyle Defty 6'2 F

Parents: Denise and Mike DeRosa

Siblings: Michael (19) and Lisi (18)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: The family-like bonds between the players.

Favorite Type of Music: Rap

Favorite Food: Pizza, Chinese Chicken with rice

Favorite School Subject: Science

Fun Fact: I love youtube

Team Goal: A great season (around 15-7)

Individual Goal: ​Have a good impact this year and start next year.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: New York Giants

Favorite Pro Athlete: Russell Westbrook

Other: South Park > Family Guy


Parents: Maria Cole and Keith Defty

Siblings: Maya (14)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: My teammates and my coach.

Favorite Type of Music: Rap

Favorite Food: French fries

Favorite School Subject: Math

Fun Fact: I am ambidextrous.

Team Goal: Win the county championship.

Individual Goal: Shoot above 80% from the FT line.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite Pro Athlete: Alex Caruso



Parents: Laura and Nick Farrell

Siblings: Logan (14)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: We get to scrimmage several teams as practice for real games.

Favorite Type of Music: Rap

Favorite Food: Chicken

Favorite School Subject: Math

Fun Fact: I also play football.

Team Goal: Compete to win in all games and win most of them.

Individual Goal: Be a strong defensive player and average 12+ points per game.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Baltimore Ravens

Favorite Pro Athlete: Bradley Beal



Parents: Joy and Thomas Vander Wal

Siblings: None

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: Winning.

Favorite Type of Music: Rap

Favorite Food: Pasta

Favorite School Subject: Math

Team Goal: State Championship

Individual Goal: Shoot 60% from the field and 70% from the FT line.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Golden State Warriors

Favorite Pro Athlete: Klay Thompson



Parents: Dustin Hays

Siblings: ​Ivy (14)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: I'm new to the team but haven't felt alienated at all.

Favorite Type of Music: Indie Rock

Favorite Food: Enchiladas

Favorite School Subject: Science

Fun Fact: I got 11th at Youth Nationals rowing for Whitman Crew.

Team Goal: To help the team in any way I can.

Individual Goal: To improve enough to help the team.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Indiana Pacers

Favorite Pro Athlete: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Other: Before deciding to tryout for basketball, I rowed for Whitman Crew for 3 years.


Parents: Bob Ward

Siblings: Billy (20)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: Shooting hoops with my boys.

Favorite Type of Music: Hip Hop

Favorite Food: Jelly Beans

Favorite School Subject: Science

Fun Fact: I can run fast.

Team Goal: Win as many games as possible. Don't lose to teams we are better than.

Individual Goal: First Team All-County

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Washington Wizards

Favorite Pro Athlete: Jamal Crawford



Parents: Allison and Tim Brown

Siblings: Elliott (15) and Maggie (13)

Favorite Thing About Whitman Basketball: Being able to play with great teammates and a great team.

Favorite Type of Music: R&B

Favorite Food: Avocado Toast

Favorite School Subject: Math

Fun Fact: I memorized 313 digits of Pi in 4th grade

Team Goal: To have the best record in the county.

Individual Goal: To potentially start throughout the season and average less than 1 turnover per game.

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Washington Wizards

Favorite Pro Athlete: Tyler Herro