Erik Bond
Erik Bond

Player Profile

Seattle, WA

High School:
Seattle Prep

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 205




After gaining collegiate experience as a redshirt-freshman last season, Bond should become a more vital member of the rotation this year ... has overcome an ankle injury that caused him to miss all of 2001-02 ... his long arms and jumping ability make him a threat on the defensive end ... comes from an athletic family as his father and two brothers played basketball at the college level ... 2002-03 ... got his career off to a strong start when he scored five points and added five rebounds in 17 minutes at New Mexico, including a layup that started a 19-1 run to bring the Bears back from a 13-point deficit in the second half ... scored a season-high seven points vs. Grambling ... played a big role in Cal's home win over Stanford with seven points ... grabbed six rebounds vs. Oregon State Jan. 11 ... nailed a couple of three-pointers at Arizona Feb. 1 ... tallied seven points (3-5 FG, 1-2 3P) for the third time during the season against Washington Feb. 15 ... had three points and three rebounds vs. Oregon State and three more points against USC in the Pac-10 Tournament ... earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic honors ... co-recipient of the team's Best Academic Performance Award for the second straight year ... 2001-02 ... redshirted after undergoing ankle surgery Nov. 10, 2001.

High School: Bond averaged 20 ppg and 9 rpg as a senior at Seattle Prep ... scored a career high of 36 points in one game ... rated the No. 3 small forward on the West Coast by ... a two-time first team all-state performer ... earned state Player of the Year honors as a junior when he averaged 20.8 ppg, 7.5 rpg and 2.5 apg. also named MVP of the 3A state playoffs that season after leading his team to the championship ... averaged 22.5 ppg in the state tournament ... in track & field, set a school record and placed second in the state meet with a mark of 6-8 in the high jump his senior year ... cleared 6-10 in practice.

Personal: Erik Jay Bond ... born Dec. 15, 1982 in Seattle, WA ... parents are Jay and Loui Bond ... father, who is 6-10, played basketball at Washington (1968-70) ... in addition, brother, Jason, played at Gonzaga and brother, Jesse, was on the basketball team at Saint Mary's ... lists surfing as one of his off-the-court hobbies ... plans to major in either business administration or economics.

According to Coach Braun ...
"Erik has a real understanding of how to play. His anticipation and ability to read the defense should help us score more points this year. This could be a breakthrough year for Erik, as he has recovered from some past injuries."

Career Highs
Points: 7 many times, last vs. Washington Feb. 15, 2003
Rebounds: 6 vs. Oregon State Jan. 11, 2003
Assists: 3 at Cleveland State Nov. 30, 2002
Blocks: 1 many times, last vs. Oregon State March 13, 2003
Steals: 1 at Cleveland State Nov. 30, 2002

Career Statistics

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