Jason Fontenet

Jason Fontenet

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Arizona

High School:
St. Mary's

Last College:
New Mexico State

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 169

Position:
Guard

Experience:
TR

OREGON STATE 2004-2005: Jason spent all of the 2003-2004 season as a redshirt after transferring from New Mexico State following the 2003 season...expected to help OSU in all areas at guard...the quickest player on the roster, and one of the best shooters...good defender...his talent will enable the coaching staff to spread minutes around on the perimeter -- three Beaver guards in 2004 averaged 32-plus minutes per game...a fierce competitor.

2003-2004: Jason was ineligible to play in games due to NCAA transfer regulations.

NEW MEXICO STATE 2002-2003: Fontenet started 27 of 28 games as a sophomore for the Aggies...averaged 12.2 points, scoring in double figures in 20 of 28 games...team leader for assists at 4.1 per game, fifth in the Sun Belt Conference...he was 10th in the conference for free throw percentage at .813 (91-112) and drilled .369 (38-103) from three-point range...he owned the league's sixth best mark for assist-to-turnover ratio at 1.66...scored a career-high 24 points at North Texas Feb. 1, '03, after a 20-point performance two nights earlier at Denver...also had a 20-point outing at Louisiana-Lafayette...fired in a season-high four three-point field goals vs. Colorado...had a career-high nine assists at Texas Tech, and had three other contests of seven...second on the team for minutes played at 32.4.

2001-2002: Started 24 of 32 games at point guard as a true-freshman...scored a season-high 22 points vs. Arkansas-Little Rock...second on the team for assists at 2.3 per game and for free throw shooting at .817 (4th in Sun Belt)...scored 13 points in his first collegiate game, Nov. 17, 2001 at Texas-Arlington.

ST. MARY'S Arizona Republic 5A Player of the Year...current Arizona standout Channing Frye and Fontenet led St. Mary's to the state title as a senior...MVP of the state tournament...averaged 20.6 points, seven assists and four steals as a senior...as a junior he averaged 27 points, six assists and three steals...competed in numerous offseason tournaments and camps, including the Junior U.S. Olympic Games in the summer of 2000.

PERSONAL Born in Phoenix, Arizona...son of B.B. and Darlene Fontenet...twin brother James was a teammate at New Mexico State...Jason was recruited by head coach Jay John when John was an assistant at Arizona...undeclared major.

GAMES OF NOTE Feb. 1, 2003 at North Texas -- Fontenet scored a career-high 24 points in 37 minutes of action...he was perfect on seven free throw attempts and added a 3-for-7 performance from three-point range.

Feb. 14, 2002 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock -- Jason scored a season-high 22 points in 18 minutes during his freshman season vs. the Trojans...he was 6 of 9 from the field, including 5 of 7 from three-point range...he also added a 5 of 6 free throw attempts.

Jan. 2, 2003 at Louisiana-Lafayette -- Fontenet scored 20 points, hitting 8 of 13 from the field...he also was 2-for-4 from three-point range and added six assists.

CAREER-HIGHS

Points:24 at North Texas (2/1/03)
Rebounds:         9 at Arkansas State (2/22/03)
Assists:9 at Texas Tech (12/21/02)
Blocked Shots:1 at North Texas (12/29/01)
Steals:2, many times
Field Goals:8, twice
Field Goals Att.:16, twice
3-Pt FGS:         5 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock (2/14/02)
3-Pt FGS Att.:10 vs. Colorado (11/27/02)
Free Throws:8, three times
FT Att.:10 at Arkansas State (2/22/03)
Minutes:         40 at Texas Tech (12/21/02)

JASON FONTENET'S CAREER STATISTICS (New Mexico State) YEARG/GSFG-FGA.PCT3FG-3FGA.PCTFT-FTA.PCTPTSAVG.REBAVG.PF/DATOBKSTMIN 200328/27106-256.41438-103.36991-112.81334112.2531.947/111368027908 200232/2447-137.34323-63.36567-82.8171845.8381.239/07562113716 Totals60/51153-393.38961-166.367158-194.8145258.8911.586/11881301401624

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