Stepping Stones: Benly Olizia, Bemidji State

Photo courtesy of Greg Rowland
Photo courtesy of Greg Rowland

This is the eleventh installment in TCC Athletics' 2019 Stepping Stones series


TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (August 16, 2019)—Tallahassee Community College men's basketball standout Benly Olizia has signed a national letter of intent with Bemidji State University.

Olizia, a 6-foot-3 guard from Orlando, Fla., played in 21 games as a freshman during the 2018-19 season. He averaged 4.2 points, 2.0 rebounds and 0.8 assists while shooting 50.7 percent from the floor. 

In the classroom, Olizia earned all-academic honors from the Panhandle Conference. 

Located in Bemidji, Minn., the NCAA Division II Beavers compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. Olizia will have three years of eligibility remaining.


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