1 Stevie Mejia
1 Stevie Mejia
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: Lawrence Academy
Position: Guard
2008-09 (Freshman):
Newcomer served as Rhody's backup point guard...Led the squad in assist-to-turnover ratio, at 1.80:1...Averaged 2.1 assists in 13.4 minutes of action per game...Scored a career-high seven points on three occasions...Over the last nine games of the season, shot 8-of-13 from the perimeter, good for 61.5%...Played four minutes in his collegiate debut at home versus Brown...Registered three points and dished out two assists in six minutes of play at Duke...Played 13 minutes, scoring six points on 2-of-3 from beyond the arc at Monmouth...Had three assists in 16 minutes against Hartford...Dished out four assists in 11 minutes of play versus Penn State...Had a career-high seven points to go along with four assists and two steals while versus New Hampshire...Posted four assists against Central Connecticut...Tallied six points and two assists at Fairleigh Dickinson...Notched five points at Toledo...Dished out five assists versus Xavier...Had four assists and two steals in 16 minutes of play against Fordham...Tied a career-high of seven points while recording three steals and two assists at Richmond...Saw 23 minutes of action at George Washington, registering six points, four assists and two steals...Scored six points and had five assists versus Saint Louis...Posted back-to-back seven point outings at Massachusetts (three assists) and at Fordham (four rebounds, four assists, two steals)...Added three assists and two steals in 16 minutes at home versus Dayton...Had six assists and zero turnovers in 18 minutes of play versus Massachusetts...Knocked down both of his three-point attempts at Penn State in the second round of the NIT.

At Lawrence Academy:
Was named the 2008 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Massachusetts...Averaged 19.7 points, 6.0 assists, and 4.3 steals per game for head coach Kevin Wiercinski at Lawrence Academy...This past season, helped guide Lawrence Academy to a 23-4 overall record and a trip to the New England Class C championship...During the 2006-07 season, averaged 18.0 points, 5.0 assists and 3.0 steals as Lawrence Academy finished with a 28-3 overall record, en route to the N.E. Class C team title...Two-time Independent School League (ISL) Most Valuable Player, earning the award in 2007 and 2008...Two-time all-tournament selection at the National Prep School Invitational...Scored overall 1,100 points in his two seasons at LA...Was a 2008 honorable mention McDonald's All-American...Named a Boston Globe Winter All-Scholastic team member in 2007 and 2008...Was one of the top 120 players in the country invited to the 2007 Rbk U All-American Camp in Philadelphia...Attended South Boston H.S. from 2003-05 and Lexington Christian during the 2005-06 season.

Personal:
Stevie Mejia was born on August 22, 1989 in Boston, Mass...Mother is Yuderka de la Cruz...Has three brothers, Jose Molina, Andy Mendez, and Anthony Mendez...Lists Chris Paul as his favorite athlete and the Boston Celtics as his favorite team....Would like to pursue a career in accounting or investment banking after graduation...Participates in numerous community service-project initiatives, volunteering as a mentor at YMCA of South Boston/Halifax County in addition to donating his time to Greater Lawrence Head Start, a comprehensive social services program for low-income children and their families...Majoring in business administration.

Stevie Mejia Career Statistics
                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2008-09   34-0    457/13.4   29-75   .387   14-37   .378   13-21   .619   2-33    35  1.0  60-1   70  40   0  25   85/2.5
TOTAL     34-0    457/13.4   29-75   .387   14-37   .378   13-21   .619   2-33    35  1.0  60-1   70  40   0  25   85/2.5