40 - Justin Eller|
|Previous School:||College of the Siskiyous|
One of four Hornets to appear in all 28 games, including 17 starts during his first season with the Green and Gold...started 15 of the final 16 games of the season...averaged 4.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 0.5 steals per game...shot 40.8 percent (49-for-120) from the field...38 of his 97 rebounds came on the offensive glass...scored in double figures twice, including 10 points and seven rebounds at Eastern Washington...had seven points and eight rebounds against Cal State Bakersfield...season high of 12 points came against Simpson...had at least four rebounds in 15 games.
Prior to Sacramento State
Spent the 2006-07 season playing for the College of the Siskiyous in Weed, Calif...a first team all-Golden Valley Conference selection after taking a redshirt in 2005-06...last season, he averaged 17.7 points, 8.0 rebounds, 1.8 blocked shots and 0.5 steals per game while shooting 45.1 percent (156-346) from the floor...also knocked down 20 three-pointers during the year and averaged 7.5 free throw attempts per game...buried 127 of his 195 free throw attempts (65.1 percent), including knocking down at least 10 freebies in three games during the season...scored in double figures in all but four of the 26 games he appeared, including 11 games with at least 20 points...over his final 13 games of the season, he averaged 21.8 points and 8.7 rebounds...that included back-to-back 30-point games against Columbia Junior College (33 points, 13 rebounds) and Sierra Junior College (30 points, 11 rebounds).
A 2005 graduate of Yreka High School in Yreka, Calif...played four sports for the Miners, including four years of basketball and football, three years of baseball and two seasons of track and field...in basketball, he was a two-time first team all-Northern Athletic League selection during both his junior and senior seasons...also a third team all-Northern Section choice as a senior...averaged 17.2 points, 12.1 rebounds and 2.1 blocked shots per game during his senior season...scored 29 points and grabbed 27 rebounds in a game against Central Valley High School during his senior season...nominated for Siskiyou County Athlete of the Year in 2005.
Born July 23, 1987...parents are Neal and Karen Eller...an English major with a minor in History...has a 3.05 gpa...would like to become a college English teacher.