Jason Colenda
Jason Colenda

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairfax, Va.

High School:
Bishop O'Connell

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
02/02/1988

Experience:
2L

VILLANOVA

Continues the tradition of the Villanova walk-on ... Follows in the steps of Tom Grace and Ross Condon, both from metropolitan Washington, D.C. ... Strong shooter with an excellent feel for the game.

2008-09 Season: Played in 21 games off the bench, seeing 28 minutes of action ... Tallied two points, four rebounds and one assist ... Made a pair of free throws for his only points.

2008-09 Big East Regular Season: Saw six minutes of action in nine games.

2008-09 Postseason: Appeared in games against UCLA and Duke in the NCAA Tournament ... Went 2-for-2 at the foul line and had a rebound in one minute against UCLA.

2008-09 Highlights: Played a season-high six minutes against Fordham on November 17 ... Scored his first points of the season in second round of NCAA Tournament against UCLA, making a pair of free throws.

2007-08: Appeared in five games and logged seven minutes ... Registered an assist in the season opener against Stony Brook and had a rebound in win over West Virginia ... Played three minutes in the game against the Mountaineers.

Postseason: Saw action at the end of the second round win over Siena.

BISHOP O'CONNELL HIGH SCHOOL

Earned three varsity letters playing for coach Joe Wootten ... Named first team all-Virginia Independent Schools as a senior in 2006 ... A member of the National Honor Society in 2005-06 ... Helped lead his club to Virginia state titles from 2004-06 ... Posted three straigh triple doubles as a senior.

PERSONAL

The son of Scott and Cindy Colenda ... Family includes Daniel (24), Andrew (19) and and former O'Connell teammate Rockwell Moody (22) ... Enjoys music, reading and video games in his spare time ... Born Feb. 2, 1988.

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