#10 Chris Faidley

Men's Basketball
Class Senior Height 6'2"
Hometown Shoreline, Wash.
High School King's Position Guard
Club Team E. Wash. Elite Red Team Major Politics

 

Junior season (2007-08) -- Led the Northwest Conference in scoring, averaging 22.4 points per game ... Was the leading vote-getter among the six players named by coaches to the All-NWC Second Team ... Scored a league-high 538 points in 24 games ... Ranked among the NWC leaders in a handful of other statistical categories ... Was second in 3-point baskets with 70, sixth in both assists (4.29 apg) and free throw percentage (81.6 percent), eighth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.10), and ninth in rebounding (6.0 rpg) ... Also posted double-doubles in six games, the fourth highest total in the NWC ... Combined 26 points with 10 rebounds in three different games ... Notched 28 points and 11 boards in a double-overtime loss to George Fox ... Handed out 10 assists to go with 14 points against Whitworth ... arned NWC Player of the Week honors three times in the first five weeks of the season ... Scored a career-high 42 points in an early victory over the University of Great Falls and was averaging 30.5 points after his first five games.

Sophomore season (2006-07) - Averaging 16.9 points per game, which ranked him third in the NWC in scoring ... Earned Honorable Mention All-NWC recognition ... Shot 41 percent from the 3-point line, connecting 91 times from long distance to set a new single-season school record ... After drilling 16 three-point bombs in two conference games, was named NWC Men's Basketball Player of the Week ... Made nine of 12 shots from the 3-point line and scored 30 points to spark Whitman's 106-99 upset victory at Puget Sound.

Freshman season (2005-06) - Redshirted at Seattle Pacific in 2004 before transferring to Whitman for his freshman season, playing in all 24 games and averaging 21 minutes and 10.4 points per game ... Led the team in 3-point field goals and free-throw percentage (77.8 percent) ... Scored 20 points against George Fox on six of ten shooting from the field, making seven of eight from the charity stripe and snaring six rebounds ... Tallied a season-high 21 points in a close loss to Ursinus.

Prep - As a Knight at King’s High under coach Mary Morris, played four years of varsity ... Won two state championships ... As a sophomore, was the state tournament MVP and 1A State Player of the Year, in addition to earning First-Team All-State honors ... Also earned First-Team All-State honors as a junior ... League MVP his senior year ... State tournament record holder for points in a career with 282 points ... Four-year letter winner in football ... Earned First-Team All-Area honors as a quarterback and First-Team All-State honors as a defensive back during his sophomore year ... Was First-Team All-State as defensive back and First-Team All-League as a quarterback as a junior ... Four-year letter winner in track and league champion in the 300 hurdles as a sophomore, junior and senior.

Academics - Majoring in politics and also interested in business ... Was a Northwestern Mutual Financial Network intern during the 2008 summer ... Worked as a business intern in downtown Seattle during the 2006 summer ... Supervisor of game management and announcer at varsity soccer and baseball games at Whitman ... Writing his senior thesis on voting influences in the U.S.

Personal - Christopher Rory Faidley was born on May 4, 1986 in Edmonds, Wash. ... Son of Lisa and Rory Faidley of Shoreline, Wash. ... Lisa played basketball at Edmonds Community College ... Younger sister Caitlyn, 20, is a junior at Puget Sound where she plays basketball ... Plans on becoming a politician after Whitman ... Competes on softball and bowling intramural teams ... Enjoys playing with his dog Duke and strumming the guitar.

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