10 Cruz Mertens
10 Cruz Mertens
Birth Date: March 20th, 1995
Height: 6-4
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Don Pueblos
Position: G
Major: Business
gp 25
pts/g 8.3
fg % 43.3
3pt % 41.5
ft % 80.0
reb/g 2.2
a/g 0.6

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 9 Redlands W, 87-84
Feb 11 #14 Claremont-M-S W, 75-68
Feb 16 at Caltech W, 97-73
Feb 18 at Cal Lutheran L, 113-87
Feb 21 Whittier L, 88-85
Feb 24 at Cal Lutheran L, 92-79
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 25 16
Games started 3 3
Minutes 592 398
Minutes per game 23.7 24.9
FG 61-141 38-86
FG Pct 43.3 44.2
3PT 54-130 32-77
3PT Pct 41.5 41.6
FT 32-40 21-26
FT Pct 80.0 80.8
Off rebounds 8 4
Def rebounds 47 33
Total rebounds 55 37
Rebounds per game 2.2 2.3
Personal fouls 71 45
Disqualifications 3 2
Assists 14 8
Turnovers 7 2
Assist to turnover ratio 2.0 4.0
Steals 6 4
Blocks 2 0
Points 208 129
Points per game 8.3 8.1
Points per 40 min 14.1 13.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 1 at Biola   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Southern Utah   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Oglethorpe W, 98-92 - 28 5-11 45.5 4-10 40.0 2-3 66.7 16
Nov 27 Wis. Lutheran W, 84-72 - 26 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 5-5 100.0 8
Dec 2 vs. Wis.-River Falls L, 71-69 - 20 5-9 55.6 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 15
Dec 3 vs. Trinity (Tex.) W, 95-77 - 13 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3
Dec 9 at Willamette W, 88-87 - 19 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0
Dec 10 at Linfield W, 87-80 - 22 3-6 50.0 3-6 50.0 2-3 66.7 11
Dec 18 #8 Whitworth L, 96-88 - 27 4-9 44.4 4-9 44.4 0-0 - 12
Dec 20 Carthage L, 80-73 - 16 3-6 50.0 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 9
Dec 28 Colorado Col. W, 94-81 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 at Redlands W, 99-73 - 16 4-7 57.1 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 12
Jan 5 at Chapman L, 81-68 - 29 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 7 Occidental W, 74-70 - 25 4-6 66.7 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 12
Jan 10 Pomona-Pitzer W, 89-86 1 31 4-7 57.1 4-7 57.1 1-1 100.0 13
Jan 14 at Whittier W, 97-96 - 24 2-5 40.0 1-4 25.0 5-5 100.0 10
Jan 19 Cal Lutheran W, 93-81 - 24 2-5 40.0 2-5 40.0 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 21 Caltech L, 78-73 1 32 4-6 66.7 4-6 66.7 3-5 60.0 15
Jan 26 at #18 Claremont-M-S L, 90-81 1 32 5-9 55.6 3-6 50.0 4-4 100.0 17
Jan 31 at Pomona-Pitzer W, 105-104 - 32 5-7 71.4 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 15
Feb 2 at Occidental L, 73-51 - 28 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Feb 4 Chapman W, 65-60 - 23 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Feb 9 Redlands W, 87-84 - 20 1-6 16.7 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 3
Feb 11 #14 Claremont-M-S W, 75-68 - 23 1-5 20.0 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Feb 16 at Caltech W, 97-73 - 15 2-4 50.0 2-4 50.0 2-3 66.7 8
Feb 18 at Cal Lutheran L, 113-87 - 21 3-7 42.9 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 21 Whittier L, 88-85 - 23 0-4 0.0 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 24 at Cal Lutheran L, 92-79 - 23 1-4 25.0 1-4 25.0 2-2 100.0 5
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 1 at Biola   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 at Southern Utah   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Oglethorpe W, 98-92 - 28 0 1 1 3 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 27 Wis. Lutheran W, 84-72 - 26 1 3 4 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 2 vs. Wis.-River Falls L, 71-69 - 20 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 1 4 -
Dec 3 vs. Trinity (Tex.) W, 95-77 - 13 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 9 at Willamette W, 88-87 - 19 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 1 0 3 0
Dec 10 at Linfield W, 87-80 - 22 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 0 3 0
Dec 18 #8 Whitworth L, 96-88 - 27 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Dec 20 Carthage L, 80-73 - 16 1 0 1 0 0 - 1 0 3 -
Dec 28 Colorado Col. W, 94-81 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 at Redlands W, 99-73 - 16 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 5 at Chapman L, 81-68 - 29 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 5 1
Jan 7 Occidental W, 74-70 - 25 0 2 2 0 0 - 1 0 1 -
Jan 10 Pomona-Pitzer W, 89-86 1 31 2 3 5 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 14 at Whittier W, 97-96 - 24 1 4 5 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 19 Cal Lutheran W, 93-81 - 24 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 21 Caltech L, 78-73 1 32 0 4 4 2 0 - 0 0 4 -
Jan 26 at #18 Claremont-M-S L, 90-81 1 32 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Jan 31 at Pomona-Pitzer W, 105-104 - 32 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 4 -
Feb 2 at Occidental L, 73-51 - 28 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 4 Chapman W, 65-60 - 23 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 9 Redlands W, 87-84 - 20 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 11 #14 Claremont-M-S W, 75-68 - 23 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 16 at Caltech W, 97-73 - 15 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 18 at Cal Lutheran L, 113-87 - 21 0 1 1 0 0 - 2 0 2 -
Feb 21 Whittier L, 88-85 - 23 0 2 2 1 0 - 1 0 5 1
Feb 24 at Cal Lutheran L, 92-79 - 23 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 1 5 1
  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 3 23.7 2.4-5.6 43.3 2.2-5.2 41.5 1.3-1.6 80.0 8.3
Conference 16 3 24.9 2.4-5.4 44.2 2.0-4.8 41.6 1.3-1.6 80.8 8.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 2 24.8 2.4-5.8 41.4 2.2-5.6 40.3 1.4-1.8 77.3 8.5
Away 11 1 23.7 2.4-5.3 44.8 1.9-4.5 42.0 1.4-1.6 83.3 8.0
Neutral 2 - 16.5 3.0-6.5 46.2 3.0-6.5 46.2 0.0-0.0 - 9.0
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Wins 15 1 22.7 2.3-5.3 43.8 2.1-5.0 42.7 1.5-1.9 79.3 8.3
Losses 10 2 25.1 2.6-6.1 42.6 2.2-5.5 40.0 0.9-1.1 81.8 8.3
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November 2 - 27.0 3.0-7.5 40.0 2.5-7.0 35.7 3.5-4.0 87.5 12.0
December 6 - 19.5 2.7-6.0 44.4 2.7-5.8 45.7 0.3-0.7 50.0 8.3
January 9 3 27.2 3.3-6.1 54.5 3.0-5.7 52.9 1.7-1.9 88.2 11.3
February 8 - 22.0 1.1-4.4 25.7 0.8-3.8 20.0 1.0-1.4 72.7 4.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 25 3 592 61-141 43.3 54-130 41.5 32-40 80.0 208
Conference 16 3 398 38-86 44.2 32-77 41.6 21-26 80.8 129
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 2 298 29-70 41.4 27-67 40.3 17-22 77.3 102
Away 11 1 261 26-58 44.8 21-50 42.0 15-18 83.3 88
Neutral 2 - 33 6-13 46.2 6-13 46.2 0-0 - 18
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Wins 15 1 341 35-80 43.8 32-75 42.7 23-29 79.3 125
Losses 10 2 251 26-61 42.6 22-55 40.0 9-11 81.8 83
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November 2 - 54 6-15 40.0 5-14 35.7 7-8 87.5 24
December 6 - 117 16-36 44.4 16-35 45.7 2-4 50.0 50
January 9 3 245 30-55 54.5 27-51 52.9 15-17 88.2 102
February 8 - 176 9-35 25.7 6-30 20.0 8-11 72.7 32
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 25 3 23.7 4.1-9.5 43.3 3.6-8.8 41.5 2.2-2.7 80.0 14.1
Conference 16 3 24.9 3.8-8.6 44.2 3.2-7.7 41.6 2.1-2.6 80.8 13.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 2 24.8 3.9-9.4 41.4 3.6-9.0 40.3 2.3-3.0 77.3 13.7
Away 11 1 23.7 4.0-8.9 44.8 3.2-7.7 42.0 2.3-2.8 83.3 13.5
Neutral 2 - 16.5 7.3-15.8 46.2 7.3-15.8 46.2 0.0-0.0 - 21.8
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Wins 15 1 22.7 4.1-9.4 43.8 3.8-8.8 42.7 2.7-3.4 79.3 14.7
Losses 10 2 25.1 4.1-9.7 42.6 3.5-8.8 40.0 1.4-1.8 81.8 13.2
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November 2 - 27.0 4.4-11.1 40.0 3.7-10.4 35.7 5.2-5.9 87.5 17.8
December 6 - 19.5 5.5-12.3 44.4 5.5-12.0 45.7 0.7-1.4 50.0 17.1
January 9 3 27.2 4.9-9.0 54.5 4.4-8.3 52.9 2.4-2.8 88.2 16.7
February 8 - 22.0 2.0-8.0 25.7 1.4-6.8 20.0 1.8-2.5 72.7 7.3
  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 3 23.7 0.3 1.9 2.2 2.8 0.1 0.6 0.3 2.0 0.2 0.1
Conference 16 3 24.9 0.3 2.1 2.3 2.8 0.1 0.5 0.1 4.0 0.3 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 2 24.8 0.4 1.9 2.3 2.7 0.1 0.8 0.2 5.0 0.3 0.0
Away 11 1 23.7 0.3 1.7 2.0 3.1 0.2 0.4 0.4 1.0 0.3 0.1
Neutral 2 - 16.5 0.0 2.5 2.5 2.5 - 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5
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Wins 15 1 22.7 0.5 1.9 2.3 2.3 0.0 0.7 0.3 2.8 0.1 0.0
Losses 10 2 25.1 0.1 1.9 2.0 3.7 0.3 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.4 0.2
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November 2 - 27.0 0.5 2.0 2.5 2.0 - 2.5 0.5 5.0 0.0 0.0
December 6 - 19.5 0.5 1.3 1.8 2.8 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.2
January 9 3 27.2 0.3 2.3 2.7 2.7 0.1 0.7 0.1 6.0 0.1 0.0
February 8 - 22.0 0.1 1.8 1.9 3.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.4 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 25 3 592 8 47 55 71 3 14 7 2.0 6 2
Conference 16 3 398 4 33 37 45 2 8 2 4.0 4 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 2 298 5 23 28 32 1 10 2 5.0 3 0
Away 11 1 261 3 19 22 34 2 4 4 1.0 3 1
Neutral 2 - 33 0 5 5 5 - 0 1 0.0 0 1
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Wins 15 1 341 7 28 35 34 0 11 4 2.8 2 0
Losses 10 2 251 1 19 20 37 3 3 3 1.0 4 2
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November 2 - 54 1 4 5 4 - 5 1 5.0 0 0
December 6 - 117 3 8 11 17 0 1 3 0.3 2 1
January 9 3 245 3 21 24 24 1 6 1 6.0 1 0
February 8 - 176 1 14 15 26 2 2 2 1.0 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 3 23.7 0.5 3.2 3.7 4.8 0.2 0.9 0.5 2.0 0.4 0.1
Conference 16 3 24.9 0.4 3.3 3.7 4.5 0.2 0.8 0.2 4.0 0.4 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 2 24.8 0.7 3.1 3.8 4.3 0.1 1.3 0.3 5.0 0.4 0.0
Away 11 1 23.7 0.5 2.9 3.4 5.2 0.3 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.2
Neutral 2 - 16.5 0.0 6.1 6.1 6.1 0.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.0 1.2
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Wins 15 1 22.7 0.8 3.3 4.1 4.0 0.0 1.3 0.5 2.8 0.2 0.0
Losses 10 2 25.1 0.2 3.0 3.2 5.9 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.6 0.3
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November 2 - 27.0 0.7 3.0 3.7 3.0 0.0 3.7 0.7 5.0 0.0 0.0
December 6 - 19.5 1.0 2.7 3.8 5.8 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.7 0.3
January 9 3 27.2 0.5 3.4 3.9 3.9 0.2 1.0 0.2 6.0 0.2 0.0
February 8 - 22.0 0.2 3.2 3.4 5.9 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.7 0.2