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    Eric

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Paris, France

    High School:
    Sunrise Christian Academy (Kan.)

    Height / Weight:
    6-9 / 236

    Position:
    Forward


    10/11/2012

    Men's Basketball Media Day Player Quotes

    08/02/2012

    Eric Katenda - Ready For His Return

    Sophomore forward looks to bounce back from career-threatening eye injury.

    02/09/2013

    ESPN College GameDay visits Notre Dame Men's Basketball vs Louisville on 02-09-2013

    ESPN College GameDay visits Notre Dame Men's Basketball vs Louisville on 02-09-2013.

    10/30/2012

    Notre Dame Men's Basketball vs Quincy 10-29-2012

    Notre Dame Men's Basketball vs Quincy 10-29-2012

    JUNIOR SEASON (2014-15): Has been hampered by injuries throughout his career ... able to play in two games during the 2013-14 season ... status for upcoming campaign is uncertain due to reoccurring knee problems ... saw action during Notre Dame's foreign tour of Italy in August ... permanently blind (severed an optical nerve) in left eye following an accident in a pickup game in July 2011 that left his playing career in doubt ... originally slated to join Notre Dame program in fall 2011, but because of eye injury, he did not enroll until spring semester of the 2011-12 campaign.

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14): Saw action in his first two collegiate contests, both home games ... first appearance in a college game came in Notre Dame's win over Virginia Tech as he played one minute ... saw two minutes in matchup against Virginia.

    FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13): Did not play.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Began prep career at Cheshire Academy in Cheshire, Connecticut before finishing playing his final season at Sunrise Christian Academy in Bel Aire, Kan. ... averaged 15.5 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.0 blocked shots and 2.0 assists and 2.0 steals as a senior in leading team to final 24-4 mark ... MVP of National Association of Christian Athletes (NACA) national championship (led his team to title) during 2010-11 season ... ranked by ESPNU as the No. 27-ranked power forward in the 2011 class ... garnered MVP honors from the Tom Bowen/Paul Wintz Orange & Black Classic in senior year after scoring 18 points in the championship game ... earned all-Western New England first-team honors during 2009-10 season at Cheshire Academy ... averaged 23.7 ppg. and 11.3 rpg. his junior year for the Fighting Cats after netting 15.7 points and grabbing 9.8 rebounds in sophomore season ... dropped a season-high 34 points in 2010 vs. Kingswood Oxford at the KIT Invitational Holiday tournament where he was named to the all-tournament team ... played alongside current Irish teammate Zach Auguste for the Albany City Rocks AAU development team in 2010.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Eric Katenda ... born in Paris, France ... son of Jeanne Kalma ... came to the United States after freshman year of high school in fall of 2008 ... has a younger brother, Abel ... a sociology major in the College of Arts and Letters.

    Katenda's Career Statistics

    Season G-S Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-3FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg Ast Stl Blk PF-D Pts/Avg
    2012-13 Did Not Play
    2013-14 2-0 3/1.5 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0-0 0/0
    Totals 2-0 3/1.5 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0-0 0/0

    Katenda's Career Conference

    Season G-S Min/Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-3FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg Ast Stl Blk PF-D Pts/Avg
    2012-13 Did Not Play
    2013-14 2-0 3/1.5 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0-0 0/0
    Totals 2-0 3/1.5 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0-0 0/0
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