23 - Jared Brownridge
Jared Brownridge
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Aurora, Ill.
High School: Waubonsie Valley
Position: Guard

2014 WCC Newcomer of the Year. Also named All-WCC Honorable Mention and to the WCC All-Freshman team ... a starter in all 32 games in his first season ... established 7 SCU freshman season records and 3 game records ... season records in points (567), scoring avg. (17.2), FGM (183), FGA (403), 3FGM (95), 3FG% (43.6) and FT% (86.2) ... set a FR game record with 7 3FG (vs. La Sierra 12/14, at Pepperdine 3/1) ... scored a FR record 38 pts., tied for the 9th highest total in school history and the most since Steve Ross scored 38 at Gonzaga on 1/11/02, at Pepperdine (3/1) ... the 7th player in school history with 3 or more 30 pt. games in a single season ... scored 30 points in back-to-back games (vs. BYU 1/18, at USF 1/25) and is just the 4th Bronco with consecutive 30-pt. games ... led the WCC with 95 3FGs, a SCU FR record and 3rd-most overall, and 2.9 3FG/game making 4+ in a game 13 times ... highest scoring FR in WCC and 3rd overall with 17.2 ppg ... 14 games with 20+ points is the 3rd-most by a Bronco since 2000-01 ... played 35+ minutes 17 times to lead team with 33.5 mpg, tops among all WCC freshman (6th overall) and is the 4th Bronco to play over 1,100 (1,107) in a season ... made 54 of last 58 FTs (93.1%) to set FR record with 86.2 FT% ... scored 82 pts. over final 3 games (27.3 ppg) making 15 of 24 3FGs (62.5%) ... made 3FG with 1.2 seconds left at St. Mary’s (1/9) for first SCU win there since 2009 ... is the 2nd Bronco to attempt more than 200 3FGs in a season (Kevin Foster did it 3 times) and has the 4th-highest season total with 218 ... netted 25 points scoring the team’s first 5 points in each half in SCU debut.

 

2013-14 Action Photos

2013-14 (FR):

Started in his SCU debut with a game-high 25 pts. on 7-12 FG (5-10 3s) and 6-6 FT with game-high 6 ast. and no TOs in 30 min. vs. Bethesda (11/8) ... made 5-8 FG (1-4 3s) and 4-6 FT for 15 pts. with 3 ast. vs. San Jose St. (11/12) ... made 5-9 3s (6-14 FG) scoring 21 pts. at CS Fullerton (11/16) ... scored 16 pts. on 5-10 FG (4-8 3s) with 3 ast. in 35 min. at Notre Dame (11/22) ... 16 pts. for second straight game making 6-12 FG (4-9 3s) vs. N. Dakota St. (11/29) ... 6 pts. with 6 reb. vs. Rice (11/30) ... 8 pts. (3-8 FG, 1-2 3s) with 5 ast. at CS Bakersfield (12/5) ... 5 pts. in 35 min. at Cal Poly (12/7) ... set a school FR record with 7 3FG for 24 pts. with 7 ast. (career-high) and 1st career blk. vs. La Sierra (12/14) ... 21 pts. (7-11 FG, 3-5 3s), first time with back-to-back 20 pt. games, in 37 min. vs. Radford (12/16) ... 2 pts. (2-2 FT) vs. Sacred Heart (12/18) ... game-high 22 pts. on 6-15 FG (3-6 3s) and 7-8 FT at UNLV (12/22) ... scored last 5 pts., including game clinching FTs, and totaled 10 in win over So. Florida (12/23) ... 12 pts. (5-11 FG; 2-4 3s) at #24 Gonzaga (12/28) ... 20 pts. on 6-9 FG (3-5 3s) and 5-6 FT with 4 reb. in 35 min. at Portland (12/30) ... 18 pts. (16 in 1st half) on 7-13 FG (4-7 3s) and 6 ast. in 38 min. vs. Pepperdine (1/2) ... 29 pts. on 9-19 FG (4-11 3s) and 7-8 FT with season-high 2 stl. in personal-best 42 min. vs. LMU (1/4) ... game-winning 3FG with 1.2 left for game-high 23 pts. (10-16 FG; 3-4 3s) with 6 reb. (career-high) in 37 min. at St. Mary’s (1/9) ... 7 pts. (1-7 FG) with 1st foul out in 27 min. at UOP (1/11) ... 19 pts. on 6-9 FG (3-6 3s) and 4-5 FT vs. USD (1/16) ... 30 pts. making 9 of 21 FGA (4-11 3s) and all 8 FTA vs. BYU (1/18) ... 4th SCU player with back-to-back 30 pt. games after game-high 30 on 8-14 FG (5-10 3s) and 9-10 FT (career highs) at USF (1/25) ... 6 pts. (2-7 FG) and did not make a 3FG for only the 2nd time this season in 37 min. vs. Gonzaga (1/29) ... 20 pts. (11th 20+ pt. game of season) on 7-17 FG (2-9 3s) and 4-4 FT with 5 ast. in 37 min. vs. Portland (2/1) ... 16 pts. (5-19 FG, 6-6 FT) and did not make a 3FG for only the 3rd time with 2 reb. and 4 ast. in 32 min. at BYU (2/6) ... 17 pts. on 7-18 FG (3-7 3FG) with 4 reb., 2 ast. and 1 blk. at San Diego (2/8) ... 14 pts. with 4 reb. and 2 ast. in 36 min. vs. USF (2/15) ... 2-2 FT for 24 straight scoring 16 pts. on 5-13 FG (4-10 3FG) in 31 min. vs. UOP (2/20) ... 5 pts. (2nd lowest total) on 2-7 FG (1-2 3FG) with 2 reb. in 30 min. vs. St. Mary’s (2/22) ... 12 pts. (10 in 1st half) on 3-9 FG (2-6 3FG) and 4-4 FT with 3 reb. in 33 min. at LMU (2/27) ... tied his own FR record with 7 3FG (9 3FGA) scoring a career-high 38 pts. on 12-22 FGs (career-highs) with career-best 7 reb. in 37 min. at Pepperdine (3/1) ... 20 pts. (13th 20+ game) on 7-14 FG (4-8 3FG) with 3 reb. in 37 min. in WCC tournament win vs. UOP (3/6) ... game-high 24 pts. making 8-14 FG (4-7 3FG) and 4-4 FT for his 14th 20+ pt. game of the season with 2 reb. and 3 ast. in 35 min. vs Gonzaga in WCC tournament (3/8).

Click here: Brownridge Finishes Senior Year of Play

HIGH SCHOOL:

Played basketball for Steve Weemer at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, Ill. ... played in 29 games his senior year, hitting 72 threes and was 130 for 164 from the free throw line (averaged 21.2 ppg, 1.4 spg and 1.7 apg) ... named to All-Tournament Team at Palatine High School Thanksgiving Tournament and York High School Jack Tosh Christmas Tournament ... All-Conference Team Upstate Eight Conference ... named to Chicago Sun Times, Daily Herald, Naperville Sun and Beacon News All-Area Teams ... Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-State Third Team and AP Boy’s Basketball All-State Teams Honorable Mention ... Waubonsie Valley Varsity Team Co-MVP ... finished as school’s all- time leader in 3 pt made (203) and as the second-leading scorer (1,608) ... team was 21-8 and 9-4 in league play his senior year ... scored 33 points in the regional semi-finals win over Metea Valley his senior year ... Brownridge connected on five 3-pointers and scored 29 points in Waubonsie Valley’s 66-61 loss to Neuqua Valley in Dec., 2012 ... his junior year he averaged 20.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.7 steals a game ... he knocked down 58 from beyond the arc and scored 31 and 30 points in his final two games in the postseason in March, 2012, respectively ... played on the Illinois Wolves AAU team.

PERSONAL:

 Son of Enos Brownridge and Kathy Brownridge ... has an older sister named Lauren ... enjoys hanging out with friends, going to the movies and playing pool and ping pong ... plans to major in Business.

COACH KEATING ON JARED:

"We are extremely excited to add someone of Jared's caliber, but more important Jared's character.  He is someone we targeted very early on and we are excited to add a player of high caliber that plays at such a high level. He comes well-prepared having been coached by a former college coach, Steve Weemer, and also having been involved in a highly successful AAU program with the Illinois Wolves led by Mike Mullins."

WHY SANTA CLARA?:

“I liked the style of play and had a good rapport with the coaches.  The great academics and nice location, from a weather and networking standpoint, were also key.”