30 Halaevalu Helu
Halaevalu Helu


Danville, Calif.

High School:
Monte Vista




One of two seniors on this year's squad ... team captain ... squad's second leading returning scorer at 7.8 ppg. ... three-year letterwinner ... has made great strides since freshman year on and off the court as a player, leader and role model ... versatile athlete who has split time between guard and forward slots during West Point tenure ... concentrated efforts at off-guard position last winter ... has improved ballhandling skills and shooting range dramtically since arrival freshman year ... possesses confidence and tools to be consistent scoring threat ... boasts potential to take over a game ... multi-talented swing player ... can finish inside or pull-up for the outside jumper ... looking to take the game to next level ... expected to play key role in Army's fortunes this year.

2000-01 Season:
Appeared in all 29 games, drawing 27 starts ... saw majority of action at shooting guard slot ... ranked fourth on team in field goal percentage (.420) and third in field goals made (87) ... tied for fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 7.8 ppg. ... ranked third on squad in rebounding at 4.4 rpg. ... listed 27th among league scoring leaders and 17th in rebounding ... second on team with 11 blocked shots ... that figure rated 10th among Patriot League leaders ... finished season with 50 assists and 19 steals ... shot 62.3 percent from free throw line ... averaged 27.0 mpg. ... reached double figures in scoring on 10 occasions ... hit double digits in five of season's first nine games ... registered season-high 17 points in home win over Air Force ... recorded second career double-double and first of the season during Patriot League Tournament defeat of arch-rival Navy ... finished with 12 points and season-high 11 rebounds in that stellar effort ... reached scoring column in 28 of 29 appearances ... averaged 7.2 ppg. and 4.7 rpg. in league play.

1999-2000 Season:
Averaged 6.5 ppg. and 4.7 rpg. ... appeared in all 28 games and drew 14 starts ... established career-high marks in several categories ... notched first career double-double during 86-71 romp over Iona ... connected on first eight shots from floor ... hit on 12 of 14 field goal tries overall ... closed with 28 points and 13 rebounds in career-best showing ... scoring total ranks 16th on Army's single-game chart ... reached double figures in scoring seven times ... grabbed 111 rebounds to list third on club ... 43 of those caroms came on offensive end of floor.

1998-99 Season:
Averaged 6.6 ppg. and 5.4 rpg. ... both figures ranked first among Army's newcomers ... listed fourth on team in scoring, second in rebounding ... drew 12 starting assignments ... began promising collegiate career by tallying 12 points in season opener at Cornell ... closed out rookie campaign with flourish establishing career scoring highs in both games at Patriot League Tournament ... averaged 17.0 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. en route to copping spot on all-tournament team ... lone freshman named to squad ... registered 14 points and four rebounds to spearhead first-round upset of Bucknell ... hit on 5 of 7 shots from the field and all four free throw attempts in helping Black Knights shock second-seeded Bison ... converted layup with 2:32 remaining to provide Army with lead it would never relinquish ... bettered that showing with a 20-point performance on 8 of 12 shooting from floor semifinals opposite Navy ... scored in double figures seven times on season ... garnered two double digit rebounding efforts ... pulled down career-high 11 boards during late-season matchup with Lafayette ... closed year ranked ninth among league scoring leaders.

Averaged 17.0 ppg. and 10.0 rpg. during senior year at Monte Vista High ... appeared in 27 of 28 contests, drawing 12 starts ... split time between forward and center positions ... earned four varsity letters ... lettered first two years at San Ramon Valley High before transferring to Monte Vista for final two years ... helped team reach NorCal state finals as a junior ... served as team co-captain during senior year ... three-time all-league pick ... received Tri-Valley Prep Award as outstanding athlete ... also competed in track and field and volleyball.

Given name is Halaevalu Fonongavainga Helu ... parents' names are Roy and Kristie Helu ... born Mar. 7, 1980 ... majoring in Engineering Psychology.

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