Vitor Boccardo's Career Stats
Vitor Boccardo enters his second season at LMU after playing in his true freshman season in 2004-05... Initial thoughts from Coach Tention... "a good face-up guy that is very common in international players... he can add scoring close to the basket... good size and had very good workouts this summer... the system should help him get better... has a really good shot and should get quality minutes."
2004-05 at LMU:
Played in 11 games as a true freshman... scored two points with a rebound in 14 minutes of play during the exhibition game... made collegiate debut with four minutes, earning a block against UNC (11-24-04)... LBS... played one minute... MON... played one minute... USU... played in career-high 17 minutes with a steal...MINN... played two minutes... USF... played one minute... GON... played four minutes with two rebounds and his first field goal attempt... POR... played three minutes with two rebounds... SCU... played 10 minutes and hit first field goal of career, a three-pointer... added two rebounds, an assist and a steal... SMC... hit two field goals, going 2-for-4 from the field... added three rebounds... played career-best 18 minutes...POR... played two minutes...
Graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy in Florida in May of 2004... was a four-time Academic Honor Roll student... led Admiral Farragut to three straight Florida State High School Final 4 appearances in the last four seasons, including the state championship as a senior while playing for coach Michael Wells... as a member of the varsity squad since his 8th grade year, he has averaged 18.7 points a game and 7.5 rebounds over the past two seasons. In that span he is hitting nearly 40 percent from the three-point line... was the team captain as a junior and senior... was a three team All-St. Petersburg selection, a three-time All-Tampa Bay Area selection, a three-time All-Suncoast Conference selection, a three-time All-FHSAA league selection and a two-time All-State selection... finished his career with 1,977 career points, including 404 in his senior campaign... averaged 12.6 points and 6.0 rebounds in final season, including 14 points and nine rebounds in championship game... had five double-doubles... won eight varsity letters, four in basketball and four in track and field... was a team captain as a senior for the track team... participated in the high jump, long jump and triple jump... was a three-time all-city selection, and earned all-area, all-conference, all-league and all-state as a sophomore and senior in the three jump events... was heavily recruited out of high school but chose LMU because of the athletic traditions and academic success.
Vitor Mourao Boccardo was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Dec. 31, 1984... he is the son of Ludmila Mourao and Waldir Boccardo... father was a member of the 1960 Brazilian Olympic basketball team that won a bronze medal in Rome games... Godfather, Evaristo Soares played basketball at Pepperdine for Jim Harrick... has a sister, Milla, and a brother, Pedro... was a volunteer in Brazil for a basketball camp at the University Gama Filho... undeclared as a major.
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