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10 Anthony Ballestero

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-17
UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (1/17) ... Played in all 33 games with a start at Chico State (1/28) ... Averaged 5.0 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 1.8 assists ... His 22 steals were the second-most on the team, while his 61 assists ranked third ... Made 40 of his 44 free throw attempts (.909) ... Set a new career-high with 18 points at San Francisco State (1/13) ... Distributed a career-best nine assists and added a career-high three steals vs. Cal State East Bay (2/4) ... Finished with a double-digit point total three times ... Multiple assists in 15 games, multiple steals in six ... Hit at least one three-pointer in 20 games with multiple threes in 14 contests ... Matched a career-best with four three-pointers at San Francisco State.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015-16
Saw action in 24 games ... Earned two starts, both during the CCAA Tournament ... Averaged 3.8 points, 0.8 rebounds and 11.5 minutes ... Best point total was 16 against Cal Poly Pomona (3/4) in the league tourney, when he hit four three-pointers and went 4-for-4 from the free throw line ... Also made four treys vs. San Francisco State (2/26) ... Hit at least one three in 15 games and multiple treys in seven.

AS A FRESHMAN AT FRESNO CITY COLLEGE IN 2014-15
First Team All-Freshman ... Rams won El Camino, Modesto and Allan Hancock tournaments.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of Canyon High School in Anaheim ... Four-year varsity player and three-year team captain ... As a senior, averaged 14.3 points, 5.3 assists and 2.2 steals per game ... CIF 2AA Player of the Year ... First Team All-Orange County ... Second Team All-State ... All-Century League and league MVP ... Team MVP and CHS Athlete of the Year ... The winningest player in school history with 97 career victories ... Comanches were CIF 2AA champions and league champions in 2014 ... Also played volleyball at CHS.

PERSONAL
Born July 11 in Anaheim ... Parents are Joe and Toni Ballestero ... One of eight children ... A Communication major at Muir College ... Cheers for the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers ... Chris Paul and LeBron James are his most-admired athletes ... Malibu's Most Wanted is his favorite movie ... Owns a taste for tri-tip sandwiches ... Hobbies include singing.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18

GAME HIGHS
Points 18 at San Francisco State 1/13/17
FGM 4 Multiple Times -
FGA 14 vs. Cal Poly Pomona 3/4/16
3FGM 4 Multiple Times -
3FGA 14 vs. Cal Poly Pomona 3/4/16
FTM 6 at San Francisco State 1/13/17
FTA 6 at San Francisco State 1/13/17
Rebounds 5 Multiple Times -
Assists 9 vs. Cal State East Bay 2/4/17
Blocks 0 - -
Steals 3 vs. Cal State East Bay 2/4/17
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
2015-16 24-2 275 11.5 27-79 .342 27-79 .342 11-13 .846 9 10 19 0.8 29 0 15 15 0 7 92 3.8
2016-17 33-1 693 21.0 43-121 .355 39-110 .355 40-44 .909 1 42 43 1.3 52 1 61 30 0 22 165 5.0
Totals 57-3 968 17.0 70-200 .350 66-189 .349 51-57 .895 10 52 62 1.1 81 1 76 45 0 29 257 4.5

Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Anaheim, CA
High School: Canyon HS
Other College: Fresno City College
College: Muir
Major: Communication
Experience: 1 Letter
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