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14 Stephen Holt

Career:  Lettered four consecutive seasons at Saint Mary's ... team captain as a senior ... finished 10th in career scoring at SMC with 1,370 points ... fell just one shy of the school record for career steals with 173 to finish second ... set two single-game records at Saint Mary's:  free throw percentage (12-for-12 vs. Akron, 2013) and steals (9 vs. College of Idaho, 2010) ... Also entered school's career top-10 in 3-point attempts (9th, 396), made free throws (4th, 401), attempted free throws (7th, 495), free throw percentage (10th, .808), assists (10th, 305), steals average (10th, 1.36), games played (t5th, 127), games started (7th, 95) ... team went 102-33 in his four seasons, won at least 23 games, appeared in the post season each year (2 NCAA, 2 NIT), won two West Coast Conference regular-season and one WCC Tournament titles.

As a senior (2013-14): Started all 34 appearances as a senior ... a first team all-WCC selection ... named NABC Division I all-District 9 ... named SMC's Male Athlete of the Year ... averaged 15.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game ... led the team and finished eighth in the WCC in scoring ... led the WCC in minutes played at 37.5 per game ... set a school record for minutes played in a season with 1,275 ... made 162 free throws, the 3rd-highest total in school history ... 516 points was 11th-most at SMC ... scored a career-high 35 points in win at Santa Clara, going 14 for 17 from the floor and 4 for 6 from 3-point range ... Followed that with a 26-point effort in a home win over Portland ... played all 45 minutes and scored a then-career high 29 points in overtime win at Pepperdine ... helped lead comeback win at home against Pacific, going 16 for 19 from the free throw line en route to then-career high 26 points ... passed Tom Meschery for 21st on the all-time scoring list in the Pepperdine win ... set the tone with tremendous early shooting in win at Boise State, finishing with then-career high 24 points to earn his first WCC Player of the Week honor ... scored game-high 19 points in final return to Portland as a Gael ... sat out William Jessup game to rest ... Played team-high 36 minutes and finished with 18-point, 8-rebound, 6-assist night in season-opening win over Louisiana Tech ... set school record for free-throw percentage in a single game by going 12-for-12 from the line in win over Akron ... preseason all-WCC selection by league coaches.

As a junior (2012-13):  2013 All-West Coast Conference honorable mention selection for the second-straight year ... also a preseason all-WCC selection by league coaches ... started 27 of 31 appearances during the season ... second on the team in scoring with 11.6 points per game ... third on the team in rebounding at 5.4 per game ... registered 37 steals (1.2 per game) ... second on the team in minutes per game at 32.4 ... scored 12 points with six rebounds and four assists in just 22 minutes in the season opener against Sonoma State ... scored 16 points in win over Eastern Washington ... Sat out Cal Poly, Drake, Jackson State, Pacific games with a bruised knee ... Returned to action at Northern Iowa and scored four points in 16 minutes ... Made home return with season-high 17 points and six rebounds in win over Rhode Island ... Played 32 minutes, his most since returning from injury, and scored 10 points in win over Harvard ... Returned to the starting lineup against LMU, scoring seven points and grabbing seven rebounds ... Tied career highs with 23 points and 38 minutes played at Gonzaga. Also set career high in field goals made (9) and attempted (14) and tied a season high in 3-pointers made (3) ... Led SMC with 22 points in win at BYU. Set career high with five 3-pointers against the Cougars ... Grabbed career-high 14 rebounds in win at San Francisco ... Scored 18 points in NCAA Tournament first-round win over Middle Tennessee.

As a sophomore (2011-12):  Started 27 of 28 appearances on the season ... averaged 10.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.8 steals per game ... third on the team in scoring second in rebounding ... honorable mention all-WCC selection by league coaches ... entered top-10 in career steals at SMC with 110 in first two seasons ... finished second in the WCC in steals after leading the league as a freshman ... third in the WCC in assist-turnover ratio ... led the WCC in 3-point percentage in league competition .. only game off the bench was in the NCAA Tournament against Purdue after coming off injury ... missed five games after suffering a knee injury against Loyola Marymount on Feb. 15 ... missed last three game of the the regular-season and the WCC Tournament ... registered seven games with four or more steals ... set career-high with 23 points in home win over San Diego ... scored 21 points in home win over Portland ... also grabbed seven rebounds and had five steals against the Pilots ... just missed first triple-double ever at Saint Mary’s with 11 points, 10 assists and 9 rebounds in home win over San Francisco ... scored 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting, including 4-of-6 from 3-point arc in home win over BYU ... started the season quickly, handing out a career-high 10 assists against Fresno Pacific ... set career-high with 10 rebounds against Jackson State ... four steals against sixth-ranked Baylor in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic ... scored season-high 16 the next night against Missouri State.

As a freshman (2010-11):  The WCC leader in steals with 1.8 per game and registered the second-highest single-season total in SMC history with 61 ... started seven games during the season ... WCC all-freshman selection by league coaches ... played season-high 38 minutes against Kent State in the NIT and had five steals ... earned first start since November in the WCC Tournament semifinal and responded with 15 points in 32 minutes of action ... registered three steals vs. Gonzaga then four against Portland two nights later ... scored career-high 16 points against Portland, going 4-5 from the field and 3-4 from the three-point line ... only miss was a shot with the shot clock winding down ... snagged career-high-tying seven rebounds at San Diego ... had highlight reel dunk late in the game at San Francisco ... scored 10 points with seven rebounds against Pepperdine ... gave strong defensive effort in win at Gonzaga, despite missing practice the previous day with flu-like symptoms ... contributed 11 points and went 4-of-6 from the field at Vanderbilt ... scored career-high 15 points at LMU ... scored 10 points in just 15 minutes against New Mexico State ... went 4-for-4 from the free throw line with a steal in the win over UC Riverside ... played 21 minutes, scoring three points with one steal against No. 17 San Diego State ... scored 12 points in against Chicago State, went 6-for-6 from the charity stripe, also recorded four rebounds, three assists, and four steals in the game ... In the starting line-up for his first career game, and set a Saint Mary’s school record with nine steals, also had nine points and four assists.

High School: Came to Saint Mary's as the No. 25 ranked point guard in the country, with a 91 rating, by 12.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game as a senior to lead Jesuit High School to its second straight Oregon Division 6A state title...guided his team to a 25-2 overall record during his senior season, and was named the 2010 Oregon Division 6A State Player of the Year for the second straight season...had 23 points and seven rebounds in the state title game en route to a 66-44 win over Westview...prior to the 2010 season, he was a Second Team - Best of the West honoree by the Long Beach Press a junior at Jesuit HS, Holt averaged 8.1 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game, while helping his team post a 25-3 overall record and an Oregon 6A State championship in 2009...was a first Team All-Metro League selection, and was named to the First Team All-State and the Oregon 6A Player of the Year following the completion of the state championship in 2009.

Personal: Son of Greg and Jackie Holt ... father, Greg, played college basketball at the University of Portland...has a younger sister, Ilyssa, who signed to play soccer at Saint Mary's beginning in the fall of '2014.

Stephen Holt Career Statistics

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2010-11   34-7  777  22.9  64  149  .430  25  73  .342  58  70  .829  38  66  104  3.1  64  35  33  61  211  6.2 
2011-12   28-27  906  32.4  88  177  .497  27  72  .375  79  103  .767  37  95  132  4.7  63  89  44  49  282  10.1 
2012-13   31-27  1004  32.4  109  270  .404  41  120  .342  102  128  .797  50  117  167  5.4  46  47  42  37  361  11.6 
2013-14   34-34  1275  37.5  148  328  .451  58  131  .443  162  195  .831  39  89  128  3.8  79  134  65  26  516  15.2 
TOTAL  127-95  3962  31.2  409  924  .443  151  396  .381  401  496  .808  164  367  531  4.2  252  305  184  173  1370  10.8 
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Jesuit
Experience: 3 Letters
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