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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

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14): Joined Notre Dame program for the 2012 spring semester ... permanently blind (severed an optical nerve) in his left eye following an accident in a pickup game in July 2011 that left his playing career in doubt ... began practicing with the team for the second half of the 2011-12 campaign ... a strong, physical player who just needs time to develop his skills ... has not played in a game.

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

    HIGH SCHOOL: Began prep career at Cheshire Academy in 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 `11 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 an 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 ... came to the United States after freshman year of high school in fall of 2008 ... speaks two languages -- French and English ... son of Jeanne Kalama ... has a younger brother, Abel ... enrolled 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
    Totals Did Not Play

    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
    Totals Did Not Play
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