While at UConn: Gained valuable experience with a full season of practicing with the Huskies, his first real exposure to American college basketball. An outstanding outside shooter, he is expected to become a legitimate three-point threat as well as provide rebounding and defensive depth. Summer, 2013: Captain of the U20 German National Team. Competed in the European Championships, averaging 8.4 points and 5.8 rebpounds per game.
As a Freshman in 2012-13: Appeared in 11 games averaging 1.7 points and 0.7 rebounds per game... Hit two three pointers for a season-high six points against Villanova... Tallied four points, two rebounds and three assists in 20 minutes against Maryland Eastern Shore.
Before UConn: Playing for the ALBA Berlin II club team last season, Tolksdorf averaged 5.2 points and 2.9 rebounds per game... Played in the U19 NBBL in Germany and averaged 16.7 points and 12.5 rebounds per game and shot 34.3 percent from three-point range... Named to the 2012 NBBL All-Star team... Previously captained the U16 German National Team... Attended Leibniz-Oberschule Berlin Secondary School.
Personal: Leon Alexander Tolksdorf... Born November 27, 1993... Son of Juergen Vohl and Ursula Tolksdorf.