August 10, 2011
William Penn University men's basketball coach John Henry has announced the signing of Jaymes Maldonado to a letter of intent to attend the University in the fall and compete for the men's basketball program.
Jaymes, the son of David and Terri Maldonado, is from Kyle, Texas and currently attends St. Michael's Catholic Academy HS and is a graduate of St. Ignaitus, Martyr Catholic School (2007.
Under the direction of Coach Mackey Smith, the 6-0 guard averaged 13 points, five rebounds, and six assists en route to first-team all-district honors last winter.
An AAU star as well, Maldonado played for three teams and traveled across the country from 2008-2011, garnering MVP awards at six different tournaments.
"Jaymes is a floor leader and has a great passion for the game," Henry said. "He simply plays the right way."
William Penn, who was 14-16 last year (6-10 MCC), won league titles in 2006, 2007, and 2008.