Letterman ... will serve as one of team's tri-captains for the 2004-05 campaign ... is lone senior among 19 players in program ... will be asked to provide needed leadership to younger teammates ... expected to give Black Knights depth at point guard ... mature player ... highly respected by everyone associated with Army program ... good ballhandler ... boasts quick feet and hands ... pesky defender ... continues to improve his offensive skills ... spent two years away from Academy but earned spot with program following strong preseason workouts upon return in fall of 2003 ... product of the USMA Prep School.
As a junior (2003-04): drew game action in 13 contests ... averaged 0.6 ppg. and 0.7 rpg. ... shot .200 from the field, .167 from three-point range and .333 from the foul line ... bulk of action came early in campaign ... forged three points and two rebounds versus New York Maritime ... also dished out three assists that night ... tied season-high with three points in visit to Lafayette ... snared two rebounds at Bucknell.
2002-03: was not at the Academy.
2001-02: was not at the Academy.
As a sophomore (2000-01): saw action in 11 games ... averaged 1.1 ppg. and 0.5 apg. ... shot .143 from the field, .286 from three-point range and .500 from the foul line ... six of his appearances came in the season's first seven contests ... posted six points in season-opening win over Coast Guard ... added four points in next game opposite New Hampshire ... came on in the final minute after starting point guard J.P. Spatola fouled out ... hit second attempt of a two-shot foul with 9.2 seconds left to seal 80-78 win over Wildcats ... other three points came in the first half ... notched two assists in each of opening two games ... also forged two steals in opener versus Coast Guard.
As a freshman (1999-2000): played in 24 of team's 28 games ... averaged 1.4 ppg. and 0.7 rpg. ... listed third on the team in assists (28) ... shot .304 from three-point range ... burst upon collegiate scene in outstanding fashion, scoring eight points, grabbing three rebounds and dishing out five assists in hometown of Durham, N.C., when Cadets faced nationally ranked Duke Blue Devils ... credited with career-high six assists in season's second outing, an overtime road loss to Cornell ... played in each of season's first 18 games before inconsistency relegated him to spot duty down the stretch ... made just six court appearances in final 10 contests ... registered six points and three boards against Marist and added five markers in late-season road trip to Lafayette ... nailed two three-point baskets against both Duke and Marist.
High School/USMAPS: starred for head coach Chet Mebane at Hillside High in Durham, N.C. ... averaged 16.0 ppg., 3.0 rpg., 7.0 apg. and 1.0 bpg. ... earned three letters each in basketball and baseball ... named all-conference on the hardwood ... voted team's most improved player as a junior ... exceptional second baseman on the diamond ... standout in the classroom as well, where he was named to the National Honor Society ... honed his skills at the USMP Prep School.
Personal: given name is Ray Noble Fredrick II ... born Jan. 3, 1980 ... parents' names are Ray Jr. and Patricia Fredrick ... majoring in Latin American Studies.