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  Nick Robinson
Nick Robinson

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Liberty, MO

High School:
Liberty

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 205

Position:
Forward

Major:
Political Science/Sociology


Stanford: The fifth year senior is the leader of the team on the court, in the weight room and in the classroom ... Has been nicknamed "Pops" in real life with the birth (3/1/04) of his daughter Annie Lee ... Robinson's wife is Meagan ... The oldest member of the team (11/2/79) ... Displayed tremendous dedication to basketball last summer as he practically lived in the gym ... Incredibly versatile on the court and a true team player ... Joined the basketball program in 2000 after spending two years on a Mormon mission in Maceio, Brazil ... Had originally signed with the Cardinal in 1997, and signed another national letter of intent with Stanford in November of 1999.

2003-04 Season (Junior): Named Pacific-10 first team All-Academic ... Tri-captain ... A starter in 25 of 32 games ... Stanford was 24-1 in games Robinson started this year ... During the last two seasons, the Cardinal was 33-3 in games Robinson started ... Averaged 6.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game ... Shot 50 percent or better in 15 games ... Shot .458 from the floor ... Second on the team in steals (32) ... The hero in Stanford's 80-77 victory over Arizona (2/7/04) ... Helped create a steal against Arizona in the final seconds of regulation, dribbled the ball up the court, and fired home a successful 35-foot three-point shot as time ran out ... Robinson's game winning shot against Arizona was nominated for the ESPY's "Best Moment" ... Tallied eight points, seven rebounds and three steals in the win against Arizona (2/7/04) ... Scored a career-high 15 points along with six rebounds and two steals in Stanford's 73-60 victory at UCLA (2/21/04) ... Scored 13 points (6-for-7 from the floor) along with four assists and two steals against Washington (1/4/04) ... Tallied 13 points (6-for-7 from the floor) against USC (1/24/04) ... Tallied eight rebounds and seven points along with two steals and a block in Stanford's 64-58 victory over then #1 ranked Kansas at the John Wooden Classic ... Scored eight points (4-for-6 from the floor) and grabbed six rebounds against Florida International (12/15/03) ... Collected seven points (3-for-3 from the floor), seven rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block against UNLV (12/13/03) ... Tallied a career-high eight assists with only one turnover in Stanford's 87-80 victory over Gonzaga at the Pete Newell Challenge ... His wife, Meagan, gave birth to the couple's first child, Annie Lee, on March 1.

2002-03 Season (Sophomore): Moved into the starting lineup for eleven games with the knee injury to Justin Davis ... In those eleven starts, averaged 5.9 points and 6.1 rebounds per game ... Started his first collegiate game against Oregon State (1/9/03) and responded with six points and seven rebounds ... His next start (vs Oregon, 1/11/03) resulted in his first collegiate double-double with 13 points and eleven rebounds ... Scored eleven points and grabbed four rebounds at Washington State (1/16/03) ... Scored ten points (4-for-5 from the floor) and grabbed nine rebounds in Stanford's 82-77 victory at #1 ranked Arizona (1/30/03) ... Gave Stanford a tremendous lift off the bench ... Averaged 22.2 minutes per game ... Averaged 4.6 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... Also an outstanding student ... Carried a 3.67 gpa as a Political Science major, and was nominated for Academic All-America honors ... Named Pac-10 All-Academic first team.

2001-02 Season (Freshman): Winner of the Howie Dallmar Coaches Award ... One of Stanford's top reserves ... Played 18 minutes off the bench with eight points (8-for-8 from the free throw line) and five rebounds against Southern Utah (11/20/01) ... Scored six points and grabbed two rebounds in six minutes of play against Washington (1/19/02) ... Played double-digits in minutes in four games.

2000-01 Season: Redshirted.

High School: Enjoyed an excellent career at Liberty High School ... Helped lead his team to the Missouri state high school championship in 1998 ... Nick hit the winning shot, a fadeaway, 15-foot jumper with 35 seconds left in the game to give Liberty a 42-41 decision over Rockwood-Lafayette to complete a 31-0 season ... In the semi-finals of the tournament, Robinson scored 22 points (10-of-15 from the floor) ... For the season, averaged 13.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.3 assists and shot 51 percent from the floor ... The Blue Jays averaged a 21.3 point margin of victory ... During his junior and senior seasons, Robinson helped lead his team to a 54-3 record ... Participated in soccer, baseball, volleyball and football ... Gained numerous athletic and academic honors, including all-state, all-metro, first team all-district, and all-conference ... Graduated with a perfect 4.0 gpa ... Member of the National Honor Society ... One of 19 Liberty students to be valedictorians, and was one of the 360 honor students in the state to be a Missouri-Scholar.

Cardinal Catalogue: Has six younger sisters ... Robinson's father (T.J.) remembers the night his son decided on Stanford ... "He had a great visit with the players and coaches. He woke us up at 2:30 in the morning, and told us Stanford would be his choice." ... Maceio, Brazil, where Robinson spent two years on a Mormon mission, is a city of about half-million people on the northeastern coast of South America ... Maceio sits just south of the equator ... Robinson's missionary work left little time for basketball, though he said he was able to play on an outdoor cement court perhaps a couple dozen times during his two years ... Usually he played against other missionaries, though once, he played a game against a Brazilian all-star team ... Married during the month of September, 2000 ... His wife's name is Meagan.

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