Iona Men's Basketball BIO
11 Trinity Fields
Trinity Fields 181613

A fourth year, 6-2, combo guard whose role emerged as a backup to Scott Machado in 2010-11... Will continue to compete for action at both point guard and shooting guard as a senior... Appeared in 33 games as a junior, all off the bench... A scorer that can beat you from the outside or off a dribble-drive... Has the ability to control the game on both the offensive and defensive ends of the ball... Averaged 2.6 points per game in 7.0 minutes... Had two games with 10 or more points including a career-high 16 at Valparaiso on Mar. 16... Connected on 10 three-point field goal attempts... As a sophomore in 2009-10, converted 46.9% three-point attempts, the highest single-season effort for those with a minimum of 15 attempts... Slashing guard with good speed and a quick first step.

AS A JUNIOR (2010-11):
Appeared in nine minutes off the bench vs. Kent State, Cleveland State and Bryant at the World Vision Classic from Nov. 12-14... Appeared in 11 minutes with a rebound in double OT win over Richmond at home on Nov. 18... Tallied his first field goal of the season vs. Vermont on Dec. 22... Played 12 minutes vs. Hofstra and while not registering a point, was instrumental in keeping leading scorer Charles Jenkins off the scoreboard as well on Dec. 29... Recorded a season-high nine points and four assists in win over Marist in 20 minutes off the bench on Jan. 16... Had four points and two rebounds in 10 minutes at Fairfield on Feb. 4... Had six points and three assists vs. Manhattan on Feb. 7... Came off the bench to help slow down Marist leading scorer Sam Prescott and held him scoreless during the Gaels decisive 12-0 run in the second half at Marist on Feb. 13... Enjoyed his best game of the season with 12 points and four assists in 16 minutes of play while helping to keep Manhattan’s leading scorer George Beamon in check on Feb. 16... Scored eight points with two more three-pointers at Liberty on Feb. 19... Had a career-high 16 points in 20 minutes off the bench, shooting 4-for-7 from the field with two three-pointers and a 6-for-7 performance from the free throw line in win at Valparaiso in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Mar. 16... Also matched his season-high with two steals in the win... Had seven points and hit the game sealing free throws with less than five seconds remaining in a CIT semifinal victory at East Tennessee State on Mar. 26... Posted seven points vs. Santa Clara in the CIT Championship Game on Mar. 30.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-10):
Appearied in 28 games as a sophomore, all off the bench... Averaged 3.3 points per game in 11.8 minutes... Had two games with 10 or more points including a season-high 12 vs. Rider on Jan. 18... 3.3 points and 0.9 rebounds... Connected on 15-of-32 three-point field goal attempts... The 46.9% conversion rate was the highest single-season effort for those with a minimum of 15 attempts... Had five points including a key second-half three pointer in win over Hampton on Nov. 17... Netted three points off the bench vs. Norfolk State on Nov. 21... Posted five points on 2-of-3 shooting from the field and had two assists in win over Creighton on Nov. 29... Followed it up with eight points and a team-high three assists vs. Saint Peter’s on Dec. 4... Did not play vs. Fairleigh Dickinson and UConn due to injury... Returned to the lineup and played six minutes off the bench at Niagara on Jan. 2... Had six points with two assists and no turnovers off the bench at Rider on Jan. 9... Had a season-best 12 points, two shy of his career-best, in a win over Rider at home on Jan. 18... Had five points with three assists and no turnovers in win over Canisius on Feb. 1... Netted 10 points with two three-point field goals and shot 4-of-4 from the free throw line in win over Loyola on Feb. 14... Scored all six points from the free throw line, a career-high in makes in win over William & Mary on Feb. 19.

AS A FRESHMAN (2008-09):
One of five players to appear in all 31 games while starting 16 of them in 2008-09... Team held an 8-8 record in games that he started... Played all three guard positions this season... Averaged 4.4 points and 1.6 rebounds... Tallied four games with double-digit points including a career-high 13 at South Florida on Dec. 27... Led the team with a 79.6% free throw percentage (39-49)... Converted his first 16 free throw attempts of the season... Tallied seven points in win over Valparaiso on Nov. 22...  Posted 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the field while knocking down his first collegiate three-point field goal vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) on Dec. 14.. Posted seven points at Western Michigan on Dec. 18... Recorded nine points and stuck a key three-pointer in the second half of the Hofstra win on Dec. 23... Followed it up with a career-high 13 points along with four rebounds at South Florida on Dec. 27... Tallied eight points and drained a three-pointer for the seventh straight game in win over Fairfield on Jan. 4... Hit his first 19 collegiate free throw attempts before a miss against the Stags... Posted his third game with double-digit points with 10 vs. Canisius on Jan. 9... Had a second straight double-digit point effort with 10 points and hit two 3-pt field goals for the first time in his career at Rider on Jan. 11...  Snapped a nine-game skid with a three-pointer with none in the Niagara win on Jan. 15...  Posted eight points in win at Canisius on Jan. 17...  Recorded a career-high six rebounds in win over Manhattan at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 24... Had seven points and four rebounds including a key three-pointer from the corner towards the end of regulation in the overtime win vs. Marist on Feb. 7... Snapped out of a three-game scoreless skid with six points on two three-point field goals at Boston University on Feb. 21.

BEFORE IONA (CARDOZO HIGH SCHOOL):
Played for head coach Ron Naclerio at Cardozo High School in Queens... Was won of the top players in the PSAL as a senior... Named New York Public School Athletic League (PSAL) All-Queens Player of the Year by the Queens Times Ledger... Led the Judges to a 21-5 season and the Queens Borough Championship as a senior... PSAL Queens AA scoring leader averaging 23 points per contest along with six assists and five rebounds a game... Represented the New York City Team in the 2008 Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game at Madison Square Garden... As a junior led the Judges to an 18-0 regular season record to top the Queens AA standings.

GAME-BY-GAME STATS
2008-09 | 2009-10 | 2010-11 | 2011-12


CAREER STATS
Year GP-GS Min FG Pct 3FG Pct FT Pct Reb Avg A TO Bk St Pts/Avg
2008-09 31-16 573 41 .277 15 .246 39 .796 51 1.6 28 37 0 15 136/4.4 2009-10 28-0 329 29 .403 15 .469 18 .720 25 0.9 28 28 2 12 91/3.3 2010-11 33-0 232 28 .491 10 .345 19 .905 25 0.8 23 17 0 11 85/2.6 TOTAL 92-16 1134 98 .354 40 .328 76 .800 101 1.1 79 82 2 38 312/3.4

 

Position: Guard
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Queens, NY
High School: Cardozo
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