20 George O'Garro
Virgin Islands National Team (Summer 2004)
Extended an invitation to play with the Virgin Islands National Team last May and June ... represented the Virgin Islands at the 2004 Senior CARICOM Basketball Championship in Santiago, Cuba ... a starter at small forward, he averaged nearly 10 points a game over the course of four contests ... helped his homeland defeat Turks & Caicos, 99-29, in the opening round.
As A Junior (2003-04)
One of the most improved players on the team ... Navy's seventh-leading scorer, averaged 5.5 points per game ... averaged 0.3 points as a sophomore, scoring one bucket in six contests ... dressed for 25 of the 28 contests during year, and finally saw his first minutes of action against James Madison (N30) ... earned his first-collegiate start a game later at UCF (D6) ... in his first-collegiate start, set then career highs in points (11), field goals made (5), field goal percentage (55.6), three-point field goals made (1), three-point field goal percentage (50.0), rebounds (then-3), assists (1) and steals (then-2) ... followed up with a 10-point, career-high eight-rebound performance against Gettysburg (D13) in the second start of his career ... was 4-for-6 from the field and 2-for-2 from the charity stripe ... added an assist and a steal in a career-high 31 minutes of action ... scored in double digits for the third-consecutive game with a then career-high 12 points against Washington (Md.) College (D18) ... was flawless from the floor, knocking down all four shots, while shooting 4-for-5 from the charity stripe ... produced the first block of his career vs. the Shoremen, while grabbing a then career-high tying two steals ... was nearly unstoppable against Ohio, knocking down eight of his 10 shots (.800) en route to a career-high 17-point performance ... hit 12-consecutive shots dating back to the Gettysburg game before missing on his seventh shot of the Ohio contest ... did not shoot the ball particularly well against Mount St. Mary's (D27) (1-for-4, 1-for-3 3pt.), but dealt out a career-high three assists ... recorded seven points in 10 minutes of action at Bucknell (J17) ... shot 3-for-4 from the field, including a triple ... produced two strong rebounding efforts rebounding, leading the Mids with eight caroms against Army (J30) and seven vs. Lafayette (F1) ... missed Navy's road contests at Lafayette (F26) and Army (F28) to attend the funeral of his grandmother.
As a Sophomore (2002-03)
Played in six games, including four straight from J4-18 (at Air Force, Lehigh, at American, Bucknell) ... scored a bucket and grabbed a pair of rebounds in his first-collegiate contest D14 vs. Gettysburg ... saw limited playing time against Lehigh (J11) in the league opener -- his first Patriot League game ... grabbed a rebound in Navy's home win against Bucknell (J18).
As a Freshman (2001-02)
Did not see any varsity action.
A 2001 graduate of Sylmar High School ... lettered twice in basketball and also played tight end and defensive end for Sylmar's football team ... member of the 2000 and '01 prep teams that were crowned league champions with 13-10 and 19-9 records, respectively ... earned all-valley, all-league, All-L.A. Times and All-Daily News honors as a senior ... also named among the SoCal Top 50 ... served as team captain for two years ... earned team MVP honors as a junior ... valedictorian of his graduating class ... majoring in American politics and law ... full name is George Patrick O'Garro ... son of George and Claire O'Garro ... born March 30, 1983, in Christiansted, St. Croix, in the U.S. Virgin Islands.