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#15 Michal Cekovsky
Position: Forward
Height: 7'1"
Weight: 235
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Kosice, Slovakia
High School: Canarias Academy
Experience: High School

2014-15 Highlights:

• Played 24 minutes in key defensive role against Wisconsin (2/24). Added six rebounds
and four points vs. Badgers.
• Made first career start vs. Northwestern (1/25).
• Posted four points and a career-high two assists and two steals vs. Oakland (12/27).
• Notched career-high 10 points against VMI (11/30).
• Played a career-high 28 minutes in win vs. #13 Iowa State (11/25).
• Posted four points, two blocks and career-best eight rebounds vs. Iowa State (11/25).
• Scored six points and added three rebounds and a block against Arizona State (11/24).
• Recorded five rebounds and four points against Monmouth (11/28).
• Notched five rebounds vs. Fordham (11/20).
• Posted career-high three blocks vs. Central Connecticut State (11/17) and VMI (11/30).
• Recorded four points vs. CCSU and grabbed three rebounds vs. Wagner (11/14).

BEFORE MARYLAND: A native of Slovakia, Cekovsky spent the past season with Canarias Academy in Spain…rated as a four-star recruit on multiple national website including ESPN…has great speed, agility and is a dual-threat with both his perimeter play and strong interior game...represented his country of Slovakia in the 2013 U-20 Euro Championships where he averaged 13 points per game and finished with a .452 FG percentage… went for 12 points on just six shots, while also grabbing 10 rebounds at the National Prep Showcase…the No. 6 power forward and 37th-rated player overall in the 247Sports 2014 rankings...nickname is "Checko."...major is Letters & Sciences.

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