2012-13: Saw action in five games, including three during Horizon League play ... Scored season-high three points at Detroit (1/19/13).
Prep/Prior to UIC: Two-year letterwinner at Madison Memorial ... Helped lead the Spartans to the 2010 Wisconsin State Championship ... Captured All-Big 8 Conference and All-City honors as a senior, and also served as Memorial's team captain ... Twice named the program's Most Improved Player ... On the AAU circuit, played for the Madison Spartans and Wisconsin Starz ... Three-sport standout; also lettered in volleyball and track & field.
Personal: Born April 20, 1994 in Madison, Wis. ... Son of Emilie and Aliko Songolo ... Has one older sister, Tosha, and one younger brother, Aliko Jr. ... Father played soccer at Goshen College ... Biggest "athletic thrill" is winning a high school state championship ... First name pronounced GEE-juhl.