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3 Ben Rico

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2016-17
Played in 17 contests, averaging 1.8 points and 0.7 rebounds ... Totaled a season-high six points in back-to-back games against Dixie State (11/11) and Azusa Pacific (11/12) to kick off the team's campaign ... Grabbed a season-best two rebounds four times.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-16
Redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of Sonora High School in La Habra ... Averaged 16.6 points with 2.4 three-pointers per game as a senior ... Averaged 20.7 points and 7.4 rebounds as a junior ... First Team All-CIF Southern Section Division 3A ... Orange County Register All-Orange County Second Team ... First Team All-Freeway League ... In 2015, SHS went 29-5 overall and 10-0 in league play, winning a CIF Southern Section Division 3A title ... Team also won Torrey Pines Holiday Classic.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 5 in Anaheim ... Parents are Benjamin and Veronica Rico ... Has an older brother named Christian ... A Biology major at Muir College ... Hopes to attend grad school ... Top moment in sports was winning a CIF title in 2015 ... Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers ... Most admired athlete is Kevin Durant ... Listens to Queen, The Eagles and Led Zeppelin ... Was his high school's Prom King ... Snapchat is his favorite social media outlet ... Hobbies include travel and camping.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2016-17
2017-18

GAME HIGHS
Points 8 vs. Dixie State 11/11/17
FGM 3 vs. Dixie State 11/11/17
FGA 6 vs. Dixie State 11/11/16
3FGM 2 multiple times -
3FGA 5 vs. Azusa Pacific 11/12/16
FTM 2 multiple times -
FTA 5 vs. Cal State East Bay 2/4/17
Rebounds 4 vs. Dixie State 11/11/17
Assists 3 multiple times -
Blocks 1 vs. Dixie State 11/11/16
Steals 1 multiple times -
CAREER STATISTICS
Season GP-GS Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-3FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct OReb DReb Tot Avg PF FO Ast TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2016-17 17-0 101 5.9 8-29 .276 7-23 .304 7-13 .538 2 10 12 0.7 7 0 7 1 1 3 30 1.8
Totals 17-0 101 5.9 8-29 .276 7-23 .304 7-13 .538 2 10 12 0.7 7 0 7 1 1 3 30 1.8

Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 180
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Whittier, CA
High School: Sonora HS
College: Muir
Major: Biology
Experience: 1 Letter
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