Josh Thielen
Josh Thielen
Year: 2014
Team: Men's Basketball

Josh Thielen ’99- Men’ s Basketball

Josh Thielen was one of the most prolific scorers in the Men’s Basketball program history.  He is a two time MVP and led the team in scoring all four years at MCLA. 

Thielen ranks third on the school’s career scoring list with 1,815 points.  Josh also ranks first in both three-pointers made in a season with 101 and for his career with 256. He is fourth on the career steals list with 172.  Thielen was a two-time first-team all-conference selection and was the MASCAC scoring champion in 1997-98 with over a 22 point per game average.

Josh led MCLA to a share of the regular season MASCAC title his senior year as the team finished 17-9 overall and 10-2 mark in conference play.

Thielen has been the owner of a mortgage business for the past eight years and has also been involved in financial services.  His current project is attempting to convert larger electric companies to convert over to renewable less expensive solar energy.  He is living in Enfield, CT and is married to his wife Cynthia, and has two children in Maya and Avery. 

Josh Thielen's Induction Speech