6-2, 195, Sr.
Glens Falls, NY / Glens Falls HS
SUMMARY: A prolific scorer, guard Jimmer Fredette is a tough, hard-nosed competitor who was ranked by ESPN.com among the nations top 75 high school shooting guards. Known for his shooting touch, Fredette set the league scoring record at Glens Falls High School (Glens Falls, N.Y.) with 2,404 career points. He was a significant contributor as a freshman, averaging 7.0 points off the bench. In 2008-09 he became BYUs first point guard to earn first-team all-conference honors since Marty Haws in 1990. Fredette averaged 16.2 points and 4.1 assists while contributing a team-best 50 steals. Fredette was inducted into the Capital District Basketball Hall of Fame in the summer of 2009. In 2009-10, Fredette's junior season, he raised his game to another level, averaging 22.1 points and 4.7 assists. Fredette was named to five All-America teams and led the Cougars to a program record 30 wins and the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
GLENS FALLS HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked among the nation's top 75 shooting guards by ESPN.com ... Section II and GFHS all-time leading scorer, ranking sixth on New York's all-time scoring list, with 2,404 points ... named first-team all-state by the New York State Sportswriters Association and the Times Union as a junior and senior ... honored as the 2007 Player of the Year by the channel 7 and 10 News while being named a Number 1 All-Star by channel 13 ... averaged 28.8 points per game while making 81 three-pointers and shooting .920 from the free-throw line as a senior ... season-high 46 points while scoring more than 30 points in 12 games ... led his team to a 25-2 record and the Class A State Championship game ... 2006 Times Union and Post-Star Chronicle Player of the Year ... averaged 29.3 ppg, making 76 three-pointers and shooting .830 from the free-throw line, while helping his team earn a 21-2 record as a junior ... season-high 43 points while scoring more than 30 points in 12 of 23 games ... led the Indians to the Section II Class A championship game, scoring 33 points, including nine in the final 1:36 to get his team to within one point before falling 54-51 ... averaged 30.1 ppg for a Glen Falls summer team that won the Stellar "Catch A Rising Star" Basketball Showcase in Allentown, Pa., earning MVP honors ... NYSSWA fifth-team all-state as a sophomore ... also an all-state wide receiver as a junior ... named a Student-Athlete Scholar all four years.
AAU: Played for the Albany City Rocks, averaging more than 25 points per game ... scored 28 points in helping his team to a third-place win over the Minnesota Magic at the 2006 AAU National Championships.
Has one brother and one sister ... enjoys computer games ... favorite actor is Denzel Washington ... sports hero is John Stockton ... attend BYU basketball camp the summer before his junior year of high school ... also recruited by Utah, Syracuse, Wake Forest, Seton Hall, Marshall, Fordham, Siena, George Mason, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, Penn St. and N.C. State ... American studies major.