Sammy Mejia
Full Name: Sammy Jose Mejia
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-6 / 195
Birthdate: February 7, 1983 (The Bronx, N.Y.)
High School: Roosevelt HS (The Bronx, N.Y.)
College: DePaul
 

DePaul
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 32 31 81 206 .393 64 85 .753 27 73 .370 137 140 32 2 253 7.90
2004-05 30 27 136 307 .443 62 99 .626 19 66 .288 150 99 36 11 353 11.8
2005-06 27 25 147 304 .484 87 130 .669 27 93 .290 107 68 23 4 408 15.1
2006-07 34 34 188 391 .481 62 103 .602 42 119 .353 202 89 35 4 480 14.1
Totals 123 117 552 1208 .457 275 417 .659 115 351 .328 596 396 126 21 1494 12.1

Career Highlights: Earned Second Team All-Big East Conference honors as a senior. Finished collegiate career as DePaulís ninth all-time leading scorer with 1,494 points. Also ranks second in minutes played (3,839), fourth in games played (123), sixth in assists (396), sixth in three-point field goals attempted (351) and ninth in three-point field goals made (115). Is the second player in school history, joining Tom Kleinschmidt (1991-95), to record 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 300 assists, 100 steals and 100 three-point field goals in a career.

Senior (2006-07): Averaged 14.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists. Scored 20 or more points seven times. Exploded for a career-high 40 points vs. Northwestern State. Tallied 23 points, 12 rebounds and five assists vs. Wake Forest. Registered 23 points and eight rebounds in a win at Kansas. Scored 23 points and grabbed four steals at Villanova. Posted a 15-point, career-high 14-rebound double-double vs. UC Irvine. Recorded 26 points, eight rebounds and five assists vs. South Florida.

Junior (2005-06): Averaged 15.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists. Ranked fifth in the Big East in field goal percentage (.484). Scored 20 or more points 11 times, posting a season-high 30 points at Providence. Tallied 24 points and seven rebounds at Wake Forest. Scored 24 points vs. Marquette. Registered a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds vs. Rutgers. Shot 8-for-13 from the field in scoring 21 points and distributed a season-high seven assists vs. Syracuse. Notched 23 points in the regular season finale at Notre Dame.

Sophomore (2004-05): Averaged 11.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists. Scored 20 or more points four times, with a season-high 26 points vs. Marquette. Registered 22 points in the season opener vs. Bowling Green. Shot 9-for-13 from the field on his way to 21 points vs. Louisville. Tallied 16 points, a season-high 10 rebounds and five assists vs. Cincinnati. Recorded 18 points, a season-high 10 assists and eight rebounds vs. Tulane in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament. Scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds vs. Texas A&M in the second round of the postseason NIT.

Freshman (2003-04): Averaged 7.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists (ranked sixth in C-USA). Scored a season-high 18 points at Seton Hall. Dished out a career-high 12 assists vs. Marquette. Posted a 11-point, 11-assist double-double vs. Southern Miss. Registered 16 points and a season-high 13 rebounds vs. Charlotte.

Strengths: Can play both backcourt positions, and is big enough to provide minutes at small forward. Sees the floor well and will find open teammates. Likes to stop-and-pop for mid-range jumpers.

Personal: Majored in sociology.

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