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#21 Andrew Roth, Class of 1987-1989
(Former Student )

My name is Andrew Roth. I moved from El Paso, Texas in 1987 to attend COD and to play basketball. My story is backwards, I actually attended the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP) for two years prior to attending COD. While at UTEP I met a former COD student who was playing basketball and had played for COD.

My father passed away while I was attending UTEP and I stopped playing basketball to work. I was encouraged a year and a half later by the current UTEP player and former COD student to continue my basketball career. She spoke with Ty Thomas (former Men's Basketball Coach) who called me and the rest was history.

I met my wife during my COD days. Today, 21 years later, we are still married. Both daughters attended COD and have moved on. I am still in touch regularly with three current COD staff members: Ty Thomas, Jack Tap, Donni Prince........COD ROCKS