Men's Basketball

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Wes Wardrop
Wes Wardrop

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Anaheim, CA

High School:
Worchester Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 185

Position:
G

Experience:
3V



Wes Wardrop's CAREER STATS!

From Coach:
Wes Wardrop has played three seasons for the Lions and will be a four-year senior in 2005-06... averages 6.3 ppg and 2.1 apg in his career... is 31.1 percent from the three-point line in his career... Initial thoughts from Coach Tention... "a very smart ball player who can really guard well and can really help a team offensively... shot the ball well in individual workouts, hitting better than 60-percent of his open looks... very open to getting better... sure he will go out with a great year."

2004-05 at LMU:
Finished the season averaging 7.2 points per game, fourth on the squad... his 35 three-pointers were second behind Charles Brown on the season... he finished hitting 22-of-25 free throws, good for 88.0 percent, ranking fifth all-time in LMU history... played 17 minutes off the bench, going 2-for-4 from the three-point line in first game of the season against Monmouth (11-20-04)... had six points with a block and a steal... played in 19 minutes off the bench with eight points and six assists with just one turnover in win over Northern Colorado (11-24-04)... went 2-for-3 from the three-point line... was key in win over South Alabama (12-7-04), finishing with six points, hitting two three-pointers in the final two minutes to push Lions to the win... played 18 minutes with an assist and a steal... against Washington (12-12-04) he missed game due to high ankle sprain... at Virginia (12-23-04) he hit big shots down the stretch again for the Lions, finishing with eight points, all in the second half... went 3-for-5 from the field, including 2-of-3 from the three-point line... hit shot with 13 seconds to tie game at 77 in overtime... added an assist and two steals... in win over Northern Arizona (12-29-04) scored seven points with two assists and two blocks off the bench... added a rebound in 22 minutes... in win over San Francisco (1-7-05), he played 23 minutes... scored seven points with two assists... drew charge in final seconds to clinch win... against San Diego (1-9-05) he finished with seven points... added an assist... hit shot with 16 seconds to give Lions the lead... at Gonzaga (1-13-05) he scored 12 points, hitting 5-for-9 from the field with two three-pointers... added two assists and a steal... at Portland (1-16-05) he scored nine points off the bench... hit 3-for-9 from the field, all three makes from the three-point line... added two assists and a steal... at home against Saint Mary's (1-22-05) he tied Matt Knight for team-high 14 points... was 5-for-8 from the field and 3-for-5 from the three-point line... added two assists... scored 12 points in first start of the season in win over Pepperdine (1-29-05)... was 4-for-9 from the field with three assists and a steal in 32 minutes... at San Diego (2-3-05) he had his third straight double figure game with 10 points and two assists... in win over USF (2-5-05) he played season-high 35 minutes and was stellar defensively, holding WCC's leading scorer six under average... scored four points with two assists and two rebounds... added a steal... at Santa Clara (2-19-05) he set a career-high with 22 points, hitting 5-for-10 from the field, 4-for-7 from the three-point line and 8-for-9 from the charity stripe... added two steals and a rebound in 26 minutes after getting three stitches in his chin... in regular season finale (2-26-05) he scored eight points with a steal and a rebound.

2003-04 at LMU:
Foot strain kept the two-year player out of six games during the start of conference play... hit 43.6 percent from the three-point line in conference play, which ranked 10th in the WCC... fourth on the team in scoring on the season with 7.2 points per game, hitting 30 threes on the season... best free throw shooter on the team, hitting 83.7 percent (44-of-53)... third on the squad in assists with 60... was nearly perfect from the charity stripe in WCC play, hitting 23-of-24 to lead the conference (95.8 percent)...Started the season against UCR (11/21/03) with 31 minutes in the start, scoring six points with three assists and a blocked shot... led team with 30 minutes in the start against CSUN (11/25/03), going a perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line and a career-high 16 points... was 4-of-8 from the field... played 31 minutes with seven points three assists and two boards in win over Binghamton (11/29/03)... led Lions in minutes with 33 in win over CCSU (11/30/03)...had six assists and four steals... added career-high two blocks... played another 30 minutes in victory over Cal Poly (12/3/03), scoring two points with four rebounds and two steals... played 28 minutes, scoring two points with four rebounds and three assists in overtime against UCLA (12/13/03)... scored 12 points with three assists in 36 minutes in double OT win over Denver (12/16/03)... started ninth game with 32 minutes played, five points, five assists and a block against Virginia (12/19/03)... played 25 minutes with five points and three assists but missed final minutes with foot strain against Long Beach State (12/23/03)... missed first game of career with strained left foot against CS Fullerton (12/30/03)... played for the first time in four games, going 18 minutes with five points and a steal in win over San Diego (1/15/04)... played 25 minutes with five points and an assist but restrained foot against Santa Clara (1/17/04)... returned to action against USF (1/29/04) and played 24 minutes with two points and three assists... had best game since injury in win over Saint Mary's (1/31/04), scoring 11 points and four assists to go with a steal in 22 minutes... led team with 13 points, hitting career-best 3-of-5 from long distance at Portland (2/5/04)... added two assists and a block in 25 minutes... equaled a career-best with 16 points on 5-for-10 shooting, hitting 4-of-7 three-pointers in 20 minutes against No. 8 Gonzaga (2/7/04)... returned to the starting line-up in win over Santa Clara (2/12/04) for first time since Dec. 23 after injury... scored 11 points with four assists, two steals and three rebounds... went 6-of-7 from free throw line... in 21 minutes he had five assists, four rebounds in the start against San Diego (2/14/04)... played 25 minutes at home against Pepperdine (2/21/04), scoring five points with an assist and steal... was clutch in the start at Saint Mary's (2/26/04)... played 29 minutes, scoring seven points, including game winning free throws with four seconds remaining... added three assists... at San Francisco (2/28/04) hit 3-of-6 three-pointers to finish with 11 points in 28 minutes... added two assists and two rebounds... in first round win over Portland (3/5/04) he finished with 13 points in 33 minutes, hitting 2-for-5 from the three-point line with two assists and two rebounds... added three three-pointers in Quarterfinals against Pepperdine (3/6/04), scoring 11 points in 34 minutes.

2002-03 at LMU:
Wardrop had a solid freshman season for the Lions, setting a freshman record with six steals against Cal Poly (12-16-02)... was a finalist for defensive player of the year in the WCC... was key defensively in win over Gonzaga (2-8-03).. forced player of the year Blake Stepp into eight turnovers, while earning four steals, including one with eight seconds left to knock off defending champs... set a career-high with 13 points against Sacramento State (11-25-02)... in collegiate debut against Loyola Chicago (11-22-02) he scored four points in 20 minutes off the bench... in Alaska against Wyoming he played 11 minutes with a then career-high four assists... against Cal State Fullerton (12-7-02) he played 15 minutes off the bench and finished with five points, two assists and three rebounds... matched a career-high with four assists in 13 minutes off the bench with two steals against Long Beach State (12-14-02)... played a career-high 29 minutes off the bench against Cal Poly, equaled a career-high with four rebounds and four assists... made first start of college career against Cal State Northridge, playing a career-high 35 minutes... finished with five points and six assists, also a career-high... set a career-high with nine assists in 25 minutes off the bench against South Carolina State (12-30-02), scoring six points with two steals... in conference opener against Gonzaga (1-9-03) he finished with seven points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals... in win over Santa Clara (1-18-03) he played 28 minutes with six points, five assists and two boards... was 4-of-5 from charity stripe... at Santa Clara (2-13-03) he finished with seven points in 12th start of the season... was 4-of-4 from free throw line... in first round of WCC tournament, he had three assists in 14 minutes and forced crucial charge in final seconds to earn the win over Portland (3-7-03)... earned 18th start of the year, playing 25 minutes against USF (3-8-03)... scored nine points with five rebounds, a career-high... added three assists and a steal.

High School:
Attended Loara High School in Anaheim prior to transferring to Worcester Academy in Massachusetts... Wardrop averaged 15 points, five assists, 4.5 rebounds and three steals as a junior in leading Worcester to a 17-7 record in 2000-01... he was voted one of 15 All-New England team selections his senior season.

Personal:
Wesley Nolan Wardrop was born in Kalamazoo, MI on May 4, 1983... he is the son of Chuck and Helen Wardrop... was raised in Anaheim, CA... was active in community service at Worcester, shoveling snow at a senior center and helping coach a National Junior Basketball team during the summer in Anaheim... will earn a degree in business... wants to have his own business.

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