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Thomas Kelati
Thomas Kelati

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Walla Walla, Wash.

High School:
Walla Walla High School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 194

Position:
G

Experience:
3V



CAREER - Ranks on WSU all-time list in 3-point field goal percentage (third-.427), 3-point field goals (second-232), assists (eighth-274), and steals (seventh-133).

SENIOR (2004-05) - Only Cougar to start all 28 games...named All-Pacific-10 Conference...first Cougar since Carlos Daniel in 1998, to earn the honor...had career-high five at Portland, Dec. 18 and added 17 points...played career-high 50 minutes against UCLA, Jan. 6...had 14 games with 15 or more points, including then career-high tying 27 in 70-63 upset of No. 11 Arizona in Tucson, Jan.29...has scored in double figures 24 times, including last 15 games...made 7-of-11 shots beyond the arc as part of career-high 29 points at California, March 5...season-high nine rebounds at Arizona State, Jan.27... was 6-for-9 beyond the arc and led all scorers with 20 points against Stanford, March 10 at Pac-10 tournament.

JUNIOR (2003-04) - Finished second in the Pac-10 with .444 shooting from 3-point range...fifth in the conference with 2.45 treys per game...shot a Pac-10 best .505 from beyond the arc in conference play...named Pacific-10 Honorable Mention...averaged 17.5 points over six-game span (Feb. 14-March 6)....scored in double figures 16 times...tallied career-high 27 points on the strength of 11-for-13 shooting at No. 17 Arizona, Feb. 28...registered 24 points at Washington, Feb. 19...scored 18 points vs. IPFW, Dec. 1...tallied team-high 15 points at No. 15 Gonzaga, Dec. 28...played career-high 44 minutes vs. Oregon, Feb. 14...connected on career-high six treys vs. IPFW and at Washington...perfect 6-for-6 at the line vs. USC, Jan. 10...recorded four games with three steals.

SOPHOMORE (2002-03) - Only game he did not start was senior night in WSU's final outing...led Pac-10 in three-point percentage (.456)...among conference leaders in three-point field goals made (seventh/2.30 per game), assists (eighth/3.67 per game), steals (10th/1.41 per game) and assist/turnover ratio (10th/1.38)...ranked first on team in assists (99), three-pointers made (62), and steals (38)...ranked second among Cougars in points (269), points per game (10.0) and minutes per game (33.1)...scored in double figures in 16 games...scored career-high 19 points against Gonzaga, Dec. 7...dished out career-high eight assists against Arizona State, Feb. 6...grabbed season-high seven rebounds three times...made five three-pointers in a game three times.

FRESHMAN (2001-02) - Fundamental player who contributed immediately...started 15 games, including 10 in conference play...finished season strong averaged 10.7 points in final three games...scored season-high 17 at Oregon State, Feb. 23...knocked down 4-of-7 trey against the Beavers...grabbed season-high 10 board at Texas, Dec. 10...second on team in three-point shooting (.333)...high assists game (five) came at No. 15 Oregon, Feb. 21...registered three of his five blocks against Centenary in season finale, March 2.

HIGH SCHOOL - FRESHMAN - member of Walla Walla's varsity cross country team...SOPHOMORE - member of Blue Devils' State championship basketball team...first team all-conference selection in cross country...JUNIOR -- averaged 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and 1.2 per game while earning all-conference honors on the hardwood...named all-conference cross country for second straight year...SENIOR -- averaged 14. 5 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals per outing...named all-conference...ranked 14th shooting guard in the West by Pac West Hoops.

PERSONAL - Born Sept. 27, 1982 in Walla Walla...only son of Kelati Weldegaber and Azieb Yalob...has two sisters, Iyda and Semnar...enjoys traveling and camping.

Washington State Cougars Men's Basketball