23 Ryan Elmquist
23 Ryan Elmquist
Height: 6'5
Year: JR
Hometown: Woodbury, MN
High School: Woodbury
Position: F

"Caltech is special because it offers the opportunity to learn with the best and brightest scientists and engineers in the world."

Birthdate:  3.23.89

Birthplace
:  Galveston, TX

High School
:  Woodbury High School, Woodbury, MN

High School Highlights
: Minnesota 5A state basketball tournament ... Section Champions ... National Honor Society ... Presidential Scholars Program

Caltech Highlights
: SURF Program Richter Scholar ... Spent summer of 2008 on campus working with Professor Grubbs, 2005 Nobel Laureate in chemistry ... During the summer of 2009, was involved with autonomous navigation of mobile robot teams at the University of Minnesota ... 2008 Caltech Freshman Athlete of the Year ... 2009 Vesper Trophy (based on ability, performance, sportsmanship, and improvement) ... As a freshman, averaged 8.2 PPG and 4.9 RPG ... As a sophomore, averaged 13.4 PPG and 5 RPG ... Career high 29 points versus La Sierra ... Recorded two double-doubles and reached double figures in scoring 17 times as a soph ... Top 10 in SCIAC in scoring, rebounding, 3-point percentage, blocked shots, and minutes played ... Careers stats: 540 points, 250 rebounds, 56 blocks ... Voted team captain for 2009-10

Major
:  Computer Science

Career aspiration
:  Undecided

Family
: Parents Blake and Mary Jo ... sister Jamie