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Travis Diener played basketball and baseball before graudating from Fond du Lac High School in 2001. He played basketball at Marquette University and later played five seasons in the National Basketball Association. Here is an update of his accomplishments and where he is now:
Undergraduate College Attended: Marquette University
Academic Major: Communication Studies
Primary College Athletic Achievements: 2003 Conference USA Champions, 2003 Final Four, Conference USA ALL Decade Team, Top 10 all-time in points, assists and three-point field goals
Current Residence: Mequon, Wis.
Current Career: Professional Basketball Player in Italy
Family: Spouse- Rosemarie Diener; Children- Karina (7), Mila (5), Luca (2)
What game/event against an FVA opponent stands out in your memory and why? Against Appleton East in the state semifinals for baseball, we were down 3-0 and scored 9 runs in the sixth inning. We ended up winning the State Championship.
Who was your favorite athlete you competed against in the FVA? Adrian Tigert- Oshkosh West
Who was your favorite FVA team to compete against? Oshkosh West
What makes you most proud of your high school? The consistency of success throughout all sports.
Quote: "I believed playing in the FVA we were always going to play against the best players and coaches that the state had to offer. It was a joy to compete against so many great players and coaches. It made me a better player."