Men's basketball, through LMU Cares, hosts fundraiser for Project Knapsack and a Jam Session.
BRIEFLY... Brandon Gumaer is a walk-on in his second season of collegiate basketball after attending Indiana and Moorpark Community College in 2008-09. He did not play at either school and will serve a redshirt season in 2009-10 due to transfer rules.
PRIOR TO LMU... He graduated from Viewpoint School in Calabasas, Calif., in 2008 with a 3.2 GPA and then attended Indiana for one semester before returning to southern California and attending Moorpark Community College for one semester. At Viewpoint he played and lettered all four seasons for coach Michael Talamantes. He was named team captain as a junior and senior, earning first-team All-Liberty League and second-team Division IV All-CIF honors as a senior. He averaged 20.5 points, 5.6 assists and 5.2 rebounds per contest while hitting 81 percent from the free throw line his final season. In that season, he helped his team to a league title and was named Offensive Player of the Year...
PERSONAL... Brandon Michael Gumaer was born in Tarzana, Calif., and is the son of Dana and Andrew Gumaer... He has a younger sister and a younger brother... Was active in volunteer work in high school, including working with One Voice, an organization that packages food and clothing for the homeless... He is a Sociology major.