BayHawks Set Opening Day Roster
Erie, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, November 21 - The Erie BayHawks have set their opening day roster following the release of Malik Cooke and Ryan Anderson. In addition to the roster cuts, Erie has also placed forward Marvin Phillips on the inactive list.
Cooke (6-6, South Carolina) was Erie's fourth round selection in the 2012 NBA Development League Draft. He averaged 12.3 points and 4.7 rebounds per game during his senior season with the Gamecocks.
Anderson (6-4, Nebraska) was acquired following Erie's open tryout in October. He spent part of last season with the Sioux Falls Skyforce, scoring 7.8 points per game while shooting 48.4% from three.
Phillips (6-7, Claflin) was acquired in a mid-season trade from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants last season. He averaged 7.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game for the season. Players can be placed on the inactive list without injury for a maximum of seven days before they have to be released or traded.
Erie's season opener will take place on Friday, November 23 in Fort Wayne, Indiana as the BayHawks square off against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. The BayHawks will begin their home season on Saturday, December 1 against division foe Canton. Full season tickets, mini plans and groups can be purchased by calling 814-790-5600.
Opening Day Roster:
No. Name G HT WT COLLEGE
12 Baines, Tirrell F 6-6 220 Marshall
0 Bellfield, Oscar G 6-2 190 UNLV
34 Benson, Keith C 6-11 230 Oakland
11 Bowdry, Brandon F 6-6 230 Eastern Michigan
10 Covington, Nick G 6-2 200 Oklahoma City
22 Harper, Demonte G 6-4 195 Morehead State
4 Kennedy, D.J. G 6-6 215 St. John's
21 Sims, Henry C 6-10 245 Georgetown
30 Sumner, Danny F 6-7 225 William & Mary
15 Thompson, Mychel F 6-6 210 Pepperdine
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