York Lion, 6’10 Centre Stefan Hayes Signs with Pro Team in Kosovo
TORONTO, ON–Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce the signing of Stefan Haynes to a 1-year contract with KB Bashkimi Prizren in Prizren, Kosovo.
Haynes, a 6’10” power forward/centre played for five years at York University. In 2010-11, Haynes was the second leading shot blocker in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) with 42 blocks in 19 games.
“I am truly excited to start my pro career in Europe,” said Haynes. “I feel I can contribute at both ends of the floor and help my team compete for a championship.”
Last season KB Bashkimi Prizren finished in 7th place in the Kosovo Superleague.
“Stefan is exactly what we are looking for,” said KB Bashkimi Prizren Head Coach, Sasha Katalinic. “He is a big body, who can change the game at the defensive end and give us a strong interior presence at the offensive end.”
The club will play its first game October 8, 2011 against KB Trepca Mitrovice.
For more information and individual box scores for Stefan throughout the season, visit http://slansportsmanagement.com/stefan-haynes.