10 Cruz Mertens
10 Cruz Mertens
Birth Date: March 20th, 1995
Height: 6-4
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Don Pueblos
Position: G
Major: Business
gp 25
pts/g 9.8
fg % 37.4
3pt % 38.4
ft % 73.2
reb/g 2.8
a/g 0.4

2015-16: Scored 10 points in the loss against Whitman (Nov. 14)...Had 14 points in the win against Willamette (Nov. 21)...Recorded 10 points in the buzzer beater win over Pacific (Ore.) (Nov. 29)...Put up 12 points and 7 rebounds in the loss against Southern Utah (Dec. 3)...

2014-15: Pitched in 11 points off the bench against No. 6 Emory on Dec. 6 ... chipped in with nine points in a 82-76 win over Mt. Aloysius on Dec. 17 ... put up eight points and two rebounds in his first start of the year against St. Joseph's (Brooklyn) on Dec. 29 ... hit three three-pointers and scored 11 points in a 62-54 win over Oberlin on Dec. 30 ... had 13 points and two steals in SCIAC opener at Cal Lutheran on Jan. 3 ... scored a team-high 19 points in a 61-57 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Jan. 6 ... had nine points and three rebounds vs. Whittier on Jan. 10 ... 

Don Pueolos High School: Graduation Year-2013

Years Lettered- 4 yrs

Head Coach- Joe Zamora

League Accomplishments- 2nd Team All-CIF, 1st Team All-City

Personal:

Travel Team- 805 Elite Pump on Run

Enjoys- Surfing, hanging out with friends, and girlfriend

Most Exciting Athletic Thrill- Scored 20 points to take team to 3rd in CIF.

Favorite Athlete- Kevin Durant

Parents Names- David Mertens and Cindy Lafond

Recent Games
Feb 6 Whittier W, 91-89
Feb 10 Claremont-M-S L, 65-60
Feb 13 Occidental L, 74-70
Feb 17 at Caltech L, 65-61
Feb 20 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 79-63
Feb 23 Redlands L, 78-76
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 16
Games started 22 15
Minutes 676 462
Minutes per game 27.0 28.9
FG 74-198 49-122
FG Pct 37.4 40.2
3PT 66-172 44-110
3PT Pct 38.4 40.0
FT 30-41 21-30
FT Pct 73.2 70.0
Off rebounds 18 9
Def rebounds 53 33
Total rebounds 71 42
Rebounds per game 2.8 2.6
Personal fouls 65 45
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 10 9
Turnovers 15 8
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 1.1
Steals 13 10
Blocks 3 3
Points 244 163
Points per game 9.8 10.2
Points per 40 min 14.4 14.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 at Whitworth L, 87-80 1 21 3-7 42.9 3-7 42.9 0-0 - 9
Nov 14 at Whitman L, 106-73 1 25 2-9 22.2 2-7 28.6 4-4 100.0 10
Nov 21 Willamette W, 90-87 1 27 4-11 36.4 4-10 40.0 2-3 66.7 14
Nov 28 Linfield L, 89-64 1 25 2-7 28.6 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 6
Nov 29 Pacific (Ore.) W, 68-67 1 25 3-4 75.0 3-4 75.0 1-2 50.0 10
Dec 3 at Southern Utah L, 105-85 1 27 4-14 28.6 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 12
Dec 28 Wis.-La Crosse L, 84-51 - 18 0-5 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 29 UC Santa Cruz L, 70-65 - 19 1-7 14.3 0-5 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 2 at Claremont-M-S W, 63-58 1 24 2-6 33.3 2-5 40.0 2-4 50.0 8
Jan 6 at Whittier L, 93-91 1 37 3-6 50.0 3-6 50.0 3-3 100.0 12
Jan 9 Cal Lutheran W, 77-75 1 16 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 11 Chapman W, 70-69 1 33 3-6 50.0 3-6 50.0 3-3 100.0 12
Jan 16 at Redlands L, 76-72 1 34 6-12 50.0 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 17
Jan 20 Pomona-Pitzer W, 80-64 1 22 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 23 Caltech W, 83-72 1 20 1-7 14.3 1-7 14.3 3-4 75.0 6
Jan 27 at Occidental W, 74-72 1 33 3-9 33.3 3-8 37.5 3-7 42.9 12
Jan 29 at UC Santa Cruz L, 77-71 1 27 6-12 50.0 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 16
Feb 1 at Chapman L, 76-67 1 25 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 2-3 66.7 5
Feb 3 at Cal Lutheran L, 77-66 - 23 3-5 60.0 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 6 Whittier W, 91-89 1 35 5-9 55.6 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 14
Feb 10 Claremont-M-S L, 65-60 1 35 3-10 30.0 3-10 30.0 0-0 - 9
Feb 13 Occidental L, 74-70 1 34 6-13 46.2 5-11 45.5 1-2 50.0 18
Feb 17 at Caltech L, 65-61 1 30 4-8 50.0 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 12
Feb 20 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 79-63 1 26 5-13 38.5 4-12 33.3 0-0 - 14
Feb 23 Redlands L, 78-76 1 35 3-8 37.5 3-8 37.5 2-2 100.0 11
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 at Whitworth L, 87-80 1 21 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 5 1
Nov 14 at Whitman L, 106-73 1 25 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 21 Willamette W, 90-87 1 27 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 28 Linfield L, 89-64 1 25 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Nov 29 Pacific (Ore.) W, 68-67 1 25 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 3 at Southern Utah L, 105-85 1 27 3 4 7 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 28 Wis.-La Crosse L, 84-51 - 18 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Dec 29 UC Santa Cruz L, 70-65 - 19 2 5 7 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 2 at Claremont-M-S W, 63-58 1 24 1 4 5 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Jan 6 at Whittier L, 93-91 1 37 1 3 4 1 0 - 1 1 4 -
Jan 9 Cal Lutheran W, 77-75 1 16 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Jan 11 Chapman W, 70-69 1 33 1 3 4 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 16 at Redlands L, 76-72 1 34 0 1 1 1 0 - 1 1 4 -
Jan 20 Pomona-Pitzer W, 80-64 1 22 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 23 Caltech W, 83-72 1 20 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 27 at Occidental W, 74-72 1 33 0 5 5 1 0 - 3 0 1 -
Jan 29 at UC Santa Cruz L, 77-71 1 27 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 1 at Chapman L, 76-67 1 25 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 3 at Cal Lutheran L, 77-66 - 23 3 0 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 5 1
Feb 6 Whittier W, 91-89 1 35 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 10 Claremont-M-S L, 65-60 1 35 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 13 Occidental L, 74-70 1 34 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Feb 17 at Caltech L, 65-61 1 30 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 20 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 79-63 1 26 1 0 1 1 0 - 1 0 3 -
Feb 23 Redlands L, 78-76 1 35 0 6 6 1 0 - 0 1 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2013-14 24 1 8.4 1.0-3.2 32.5 0.9-2.9 31.4 0.5-0.6 80.0 3.5
2014-15 21 15 18.2 1.8-5.3 33.9 1.6-4.4 36.6 1.0-1.2 84.0 6.2
2015-16 25 22 27.0 3.0-7.9 37.4 2.6-6.9 38.4 1.2-1.6 73.2 9.8
2016-17 25 3 23.7 2.4-5.6 43.3 2.2-5.2 41.5 1.3-1.6 80.0 8.3
Total 95 41 19.5 2.1-5.6 37.5 1.9-4.9 37.8 1.0-1.3 78.5 7.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2013-14 24 1 201 25-77 32.5 22-70 31.4 12-15 80.0 84
2014-15 21 15 382 38-112 33.9 34-93 36.6 21-25 84.0 131
2015-16 25 22 676 74-198 37.4 66-172 38.4 30-41 73.2 244
2016-17 25 3 592 61-141 43.3 54-130 41.5 32-40 80.0 208
Total 95 41 1851 198-528 37.5 176-465 37.8 95-121 78.5 667
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2013-14 24 1 8.4 5.0-15.3 32.5 4.4-13.9 31.4 2.4-3.0 80.0 16.7
2014-15 21 15 18.2 4.0-11.7 33.9 3.6-9.7 36.6 2.2-2.6 84.0 13.7
2015-16 25 22 27.0 4.4-11.7 37.4 3.9-10.2 38.4 1.8-2.4 73.2 14.4
2016-17 25 3 23.7 4.1-9.5 43.3 3.6-8.8 41.5 2.2-2.7 80.0 14.1
Total 95 41 19.5 4.3-11.4 37.5 3.8-10.0 37.8 2.1-2.6 78.5 14.4
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2013-14 24 1 8.4 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0
2014-15 21 15 18.2 0.1 1.0 1.2 1.1 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.2
2015-16 25 22 27.0 0.7 2.1 2.8 2.6 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.1
2016-17 25 3 23.7 0.3 1.9 2.2 2.8 0.1 0.6 0.3 2.0 0.2 0.1
Total 95 41 19.5 0.4 1.3 1.7 1.9 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.3 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2013-14 24 1 201 6 6 12 17 0 0 6 0.0 5 0
2014-15 21 15 382 3 22 25 23 0 7 7 1.0 6 5
2015-16 25 22 676 18 53 71 65 2 10 15 0.7 13 3
2016-17 25 3 592 8 47 55 71 3 14 7 2.0 6 2
Total 95 41 1851 35 128 163 176 5 31 35 0.9 30 10
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2013-14 24 1 8.4 1.2 1.2 2.4 3.4 0.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 1.0 0.0
2014-15 21 15 18.2 0.3 2.3 2.6 2.4 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.6 0.5
2015-16 25 22 27.0 1.1 3.1 4.2 3.8 0.1 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.2
2016-17 25 3 23.7 0.5 3.2 3.7 4.8 0.2 0.9 0.5 2.0 0.4 0.1
Total 95 41 19.5 0.8 2.8 3.5 3.8 0.1 0.7 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 25 22 27.0 3.0-7.9 37.4 2.6-6.9 38.4 1.2-1.6 73.2 9.8
Conference 16 15 28.9 3.1-7.6 40.2 2.8-6.9 40.0 1.3-1.9 70.0 10.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 11 26.5 2.5-7.2 34.4 2.2-6.3 35.4 1.1-1.4 77.8 8.2
Away 12 11 27.7 3.5-8.8 40.0 3.1-7.5 41.1 1.3-1.9 69.6 11.4
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 9 9 26.1 2.4-6.4 37.9 2.3-5.8 40.4 1.6-2.6 60.9 8.8
Losses 16 13 27.6 3.2-8.8 37.1 2.8-7.5 37.5 1.0-1.1 88.9 10.3
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November 5 5 24.6 2.8-7.6 36.8 2.8-6.8 41.2 1.4-1.8 77.8 9.8
December 3 1 21.3 1.7-8.7 19.2 1.3-6.0 22.2 0.7-0.7 100.0 5.3
January 9 9 27.3 2.8-7.1 39.1 2.4-6.4 37.9 1.6-2.3 66.7 9.6
February 8 7 30.4 3.8-8.8 42.9 3.2-7.8 41.9 0.9-1.1 77.8 11.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 22 676 74-198 37.4 66-172 38.4 30-41 73.2 244
Conference 16 15 462 49-122 40.2 44-110 40.0 21-30 70.0 163
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 11 344 32-93 34.4 29-82 35.4 14-18 77.8 107
Away 12 11 332 42-105 40.0 37-90 41.1 16-23 69.6 137
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 9 9 235 22-58 37.9 21-52 40.4 14-23 60.9 79
Losses 16 13 441 52-140 37.1 45-120 37.5 16-18 88.9 165
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November 5 5 123 14-38 36.8 14-34 41.2 7-9 77.8 49
December 3 1 64 5-26 19.2 4-18 22.2 2-2 100.0 16
January 9 9 246 25-64 39.1 22-58 37.9 14-21 66.7 86
February 8 7 243 30-70 42.9 26-62 41.9 7-9 77.8 93
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 22 27.0 4.4-11.7 37.4 3.9-10.2 38.4 1.8-2.4 73.2 14.4
Conference 16 15 28.9 4.2-10.6 40.2 3.8-9.5 40.0 1.8-2.6 70.0 14.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 11 26.5 3.7-10.8 34.4 3.4-9.5 35.4 1.6-2.1 77.8 12.4
Away 12 11 27.7 5.1-12.7 40.0 4.5-10.8 41.1 1.9-2.8 69.6 16.5
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 9 9 26.1 3.7-9.9 37.9 3.6-8.9 40.4 2.4-3.9 60.9 13.4
Losses 16 13 27.6 4.7-12.7 37.1 4.1-10.9 37.5 1.5-1.6 88.9 15.0
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November 5 5 24.6 4.6-12.4 36.8 4.6-11.1 41.2 2.3-2.9 77.8 15.9
December 3 1 21.3 3.1-16.2 19.2 2.5-11.2 22.2 1.2-1.2 100.0 10.0
January 9 9 27.3 4.1-10.4 39.1 3.6-9.4 37.9 2.3-3.4 66.7 14.0
February 8 7 30.4 4.9-11.5 42.9 4.3-10.2 41.9 1.2-1.5 77.8 15.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 25 22 27.0 0.7 2.1 2.8 2.6 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.1
Conference 16 15 28.9 0.6 2.1 2.6 2.8 0.1 0.6 0.5 1.1 0.6 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 11 26.5 0.5 2.2 2.7 2.2 - 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.1
Away 12 11 27.7 0.9 2.1 3.0 3.1 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 9 9 26.1 0.6 2.4 3.0 2.1 - 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.9 0.0
Losses 16 13 27.6 0.8 1.9 2.8 2.9 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.9 0.3 0.2
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November 5 5 24.6 0.6 1.6 2.2 2.0 0.2 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.6 0.0
December 3 1 21.3 2.0 3.0 5.0 2.7 - 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.0 0.0
January 9 9 27.3 0.4 2.3 2.8 2.7 0.0 0.6 0.4 1.3 0.8 0.2
February 8 7 30.4 0.6 1.9 2.5 2.9 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 22 676 18 53 71 65 2 10 15 0.7 13 3
Conference 16 15 462 9 33 42 45 1 9 8 1.1 10 3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 11 344 7 28 35 28 - 5 9 0.6 5 1
Away 12 11 332 11 25 36 37 2 5 6 0.8 8 2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 9 9 235 5 22 27 19 - 3 7 0.4 8 0
Losses 16 13 441 13 31 44 46 2 7 8 0.9 5 3
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November 5 5 123 3 8 11 10 1 0 4 0.0 3 0
December 3 1 64 6 9 15 8 - 1 2 0.5 0 0
January 9 9 246 4 21 25 24 0 5 4 1.3 7 2
February 8 7 243 5 15 20 23 1 4 5 0.8 3 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 25 22 27.0 1.1 3.1 4.2 3.8 0.1 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.2
Conference 16 15 28.9 0.8 2.9 3.6 3.9 0.1 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.9 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 11 26.5 0.8 3.3 4.1 3.3 0.0 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.6 0.1
Away 12 11 27.7 1.3 3.0 4.3 4.5 0.2 0.6 0.7 0.8 1.0 0.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 9 9 26.1 0.9 3.7 4.6 3.2 0.0 0.5 1.2 0.4 1.4 0.0
Losses 16 13 27.6 1.2 2.8 4.0 4.2 0.2 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.3
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November 5 5 24.6 1.0 2.6 3.6 3.3 0.3 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.0
December 3 1 21.3 3.8 5.6 9.4 5.0 0.0 0.6 1.3 0.5 0.0 0.0
January 9 9 27.3 0.7 3.4 4.1 3.9 0.0 0.8 0.7 1.3 1.1 0.3
February 8 7 30.4 0.8 2.5 3.3 3.8 0.2 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.2