BRIEFLY... Kevin Berardini is a walk-on in his first season of collegiate basketball after graduating from Lake Forest High School in Illinois this past June.
PRIOR TO LMU... Berardini graduated from Lake Forest High School with a 4.7 GPA on a 5.0 scale. He played basketball for coach Phil Lasgala all four years, earning a varsity letter in three of those seasons. He served as team captain as a senior, leading his team to the best record in school history at 23-5 and a No. 1 seed in the state tournament after winning the North Suburban League Conference Championships. In that season he earned All-Area, All-Conference and All-League honors. He was also All-Conference and All-League as a junior. He finished his senior season averaging 10 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals per game, and went on to set the school record for assists in a season and a career at Lake Forest. He also ran track his senior season of high school. He as also named North Suburban Conference All-Academic as a junior and senior, and in high school he was on the National Honor Society and the Latin Society.
PERSONAL...Kevin Patrick Berardini was born in Lake Forest, Ill., and is the son of Teresa and Donald Berardini. His dad played baseball at the University of Dayton. He has three brothers - Mike, Nick and Danny. His brother Nick played basketball at the University of Missouri. His major is undeclared.