2014-15: Averaged 6.7 (195) points and 3.7 (107) rebounds… knocked down 76-of-134 field goals for a team high 56.7 percent… hit 43-of-84 free throws for 51.2 percent… tied for team lead with 40 blocks… tied for second on team with 107 rebounds… had 11 assists and 15 steals… scored in double figures six times… had five or more rebounds in nine games… tallied a double-double vs. Dakota State on Nov. 24, 2015 with career-best 19 points and 11 rebounds… had multiple blocks in 13 games.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 27 games…started the final 11 contests…strong post-presence off the bench, averaged 4.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 14.6 minutes per game…scored 10 or more points four times, including a three game stretch (against Duluth, St. Cloud and Southwest Minnesota) where he posted 10 points (1/11), 11 points (1/12) and 13 points (1/15) respectively…tallied two blocks or more on seven occasions, including a career-high five block performance vs. SD School of Mines (11/17)…credited with a career-high 14 points, seven rebounds, one block and one steal against Minnesota State (2/22)…ranked ninth in the NSIC for blocked shots (27)...led the team for the second-straight year with .560 field goal percentage…twice led USF in rebounds
2011-12 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in 29 games and was granted the start in the final nine games of the season...posed as a constant threat in the post on both the offensive and defensive end of the court, averaging 4.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, and a team-high one block in just 13 minutes per contest...made the best of the nine-game stretch, which accounted for two of his three games in double-figure scoring...went 4-5 from the floor to tally 11 points with two blocks, and one steal vs. South Dakota School of Mines (3/1)...posted 10 points, five rebounds, and two blocks at Black Hills State (3/2)...the Cougars most efficient shooter at 72.2% from the field...accounted for 47% of USF's blocks...amassed 140 points, 80 boards, 27 blocks, and 17 assists
2010-11 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Mandan...lettered in basketball (3x), soccer (2x) and track and field (4x) for the Braves
PERSONAL: Born January 9, 1992...son of Mark and Nancy Kielpinski...has two sisters, Rebecca (25) and Jessica (22)...business administration major and management science minor...former teammate David Maxwell is Brian's favorite athlete