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App State (M) Basketball BIO
1 Ryann Abraham

As a Senior (2009-10)
• Was the team leader in assists (94) and steals (39).
• Started and scored five points with an assist and a rebound in the regular season finale against Samford.
• Twice scored a season-high 12 points (vs. Elon and Furman).
• Reached double figures for a second-straight game with 10 points at Chattanooga.
• Scored 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting with three treys at Samford.
• Dished out four assists and scored eight points against UNC Greensboro.
• Reached double figure points with 11 on 4-of-6 shooting at Campbell.
• Scored 10 points off the bench and dished out five assists with four rebounds against Morgan State.
• Led the team in both assists and steals in the first four games of the season.
• Scored five points to go along with four assists and two steals at Arkansas.
• Dished out a season-best five assists and led the team with two steals as well against Lees-McRae.
• Led the team with three assists and four steals at ETSU to go along with seven points.
• Scored nine points off the bench and led the team in assists (4) and steals (3) against UNC Wilmington.

As a Junior (2008-09)
• Set a new career high with 21 points at home against UNCG on 7-of-15 shooting.
• Sank 5-of-7 shots for 14 points with three assists against Elon.
• Led the team with a then-season-high 17 points and nine assists in just 18 minutes on the court against Milligan.
• Was 3-of-5 from the arc for 14 points against Kentucky.
• Had a team-high 15 points with three three-pointers  in just 17 minutes (due to foul trouble) in the loss to ETSU.
• Scored 11 points in his return to the starting five with three three-pointers at Wofford.
• Posted 13 points with three three-pointers off the bench in the win at Furman.
• Scored 11 points and shot 75 percent (3-of-4) from three-point range at Niagara.
• Had a career-high nine assists and 10 points in the overtime win against Charlotte.
• Matched a then career-high with five assists in the opener at UNCW.

As a Sophomore (2007-08)
• Was ASU’s starting point guard to begin the season and re-emerged as the starting point guard at the conclusion of the year.
• Averaged 8.1 points per game on 49 percent shooting with just under two assists per game.
• Led the SoCon in three-point percentage at 46.4 percent and made 45 three-pointers.
• Scored a career-high 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting in the Nov. 29 loss to Davidson.
• Scored 18 points on 4-of-6 shooting from behind the arc in the BracketBusters loss to Niagara.
• Scored 15 points with five assists in the home win over UNCG.
• Had four or more assists seven times.
• Posted 15 points in the second meeting with Davidson on 6-of-10 shooting.
• Closed the season averaging 12.3 points over the last four games.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2006-07)
• Played in all 33 games as the team’s reserve point guard behind D.J. Thompson.
• Averaged 2.5 points on .468 shooting from the field and .433 shooting from three-point range.
• Shot .590 and averaged 4.3 points in ASU’s final nine games.
• Had a 1.58 assist-to-turnover ratio and shot .536 in league play.
• Averaged an assist for every seven minutes of action, the second best average on the team.
• Had a season-high eight points twice, against Brevard on Dec. 14 and at Western Carolina on Feb. 19.
• Was a perfect 3-for-3 from the field against WCU on Feb. 19.
• Hit a critical three-pointer at WCU that keyed an 11-4 run and led the Apps to victory.
• Had a career-high five assists and no turnovers in the season-opening win against North Greenville to complement his six points on two three-pointers.
• Posted six points on 2-of-3 shooting to help lead ASU to the San Juan Shootout title against Vanderbilt in his native Puerto Rico.
• Had a positive assist-to-turnover ratio in 23 games.
• Scored seven points on 3-of-4 shooting against Wofford.
• Was perfect from three-point range in five games.
• Shot 60 percent from the field in ASU’s last six games of the season.

As a True Freshman (2005-06)
• Played eight minutes in the season opener against UALR before fracturing the fifth metatarsal in his foot and missing the remainder of the season and taking a redshirt.

Before Appalachian
• Was an all-conference player and conference MVP at Starmount (N.C.).
• Broke school scoring record.
• Averaged 24.6 points, 8.1 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game.
• Was a member of the Winston-Salem Journal all-Northwest Team.
• Coached at Starmount by former Mountaineer Kent Phillips.

• Born June 9, 1987.
• Majoring in Spanish.
• Son of Jose Abraham and Claribel Mercado.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
City/State: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
High School: Starmount
Graduating Year: 2010
Major: Spanish
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