Tim Frye is a walk-on guard who owns junior athletic and senior academic status. He was originally set to walk-on to the team during his freshman season but an ACL injury forced him to use the year as rehabilitation. He returned to tryouts as a sophomore and has spent the last two years on the squad.
Two-year letterwinner...Walk-on who has played in 19 career games and 26 career minutes...Shot .556 (5-9 from 3-point range.
Named a Big East Academic All-Star...Played in nine games and 11 minutes on year...Scored six points and hit 2-5 3-point attempts on season...Hit 3-pointer in one minute vs. DePaul, 2/21...Hit 3-pointer in three minutes of action vs. Maryland-Baltimore County, 12/13.
Saw action in 10 games on season...Scored 11 points and converted 75 percent (3-4) of his 3-point attempts on year...Hit 3-pointer in two minutes at St. John's, 1/23...Hit 3-pointer in two minutes vs. Lafayette, 1/2...Hit first career field goal (3-pointer) vs. Houston Baptist, 11/9.
A 2006 graduate of Mars High School in Mars, Pa. where he played for Head Coach Rob Carmody...Concluded his career as the Mars High School all-time leading scorer with 1,261 points during his four-year varsity career...Scored 400 points during his senior season...Topped the 1,000-point career mark with a 21-point performance vs. Kittaning...Scored 29 points as a senior against Ringgold High School...Named a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Player to Watch...Named All-Allegheny Conference and All-County...Finished with over 500 points as a sophomore...Also competed in track & field and football...Placed fourth in the WPIAL Class 2A meet with a 6-foot high jump...Named All-Conference in football as a wide receiver...Caught 20 passes for 403 yards and four touchdowns as a senior.
Born Paul Timothy Frye on August 28, 1987 in Latrobe, Pa....Son of Paul Frye, stepfather Steve Tritch and Tami Tritch...Has a sister Liz...Uncle Dave Frye played basketball at Providence and uncle Tom Albright played football at Indiana State...Most gratifying moment in sports was breaking his high school's career scoring record...Person in history he would most like to meet: Muhammad Ali...Became the first Pitt player to wear No. 24 since Marcus Bowman (2002-05)...Switched his jersey from No. 24 to 44 prior to his junior season...Best athletes he has ever competed against include Greg Oden and Greg Paulus at a Houston AAU Tournament...Majors in business/marketing.
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