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.
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.
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.
|Points||18||at San Francisco State||1/13/17|
|FGA||14||vs. Cal Poly Pomona||3/4/16|
|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|
|Assists||9||vs. Cal State East Bay||2/4/17|
|Steals||3||vs. Cal State East Bay||2/4/17|