As a Junior in 2000-01: Played 10 minutes against Texas A&M in the season opener where he blocked a pair of Aggie shots... followed with the best game of his career with a double-double (16 pts./10 rebs.) against Old Dominion (11/20/00)... hit the first three-pointer of his career vs. La Salle (1/13/01)... came off the bench to scored 11 pts. with a block and steal vs. Duquesne (2/11/01).
As a Sophomore in 1999-00: GW's only true center was second on team in blocks with 16... started the season-opener against Indiana St. (11/19/99)... blocked a pair of shots in 22 minutes and contributed defensively in GW's victory at Clemson (12/22/99)... had a couple of blocks and assists at ODU (1/3/00)... started the Duquesne game and scored his career-high 11 pts. on 4-5 FGs with six rebs. and a block (1/8/00)... started the American game where he blocked a career-high six shots (1/12/00)... suffered a broken nose fighting for a rebound with Dayton's Mark Ashman (2/9/00).
As a Freshman in 1998-99: Ineligible for opener against GMU after participating in a professional game in Spain over the summer... started his first collegiate game at Illinois with two blocks and three rebs. (11/17/98)... scored his season-high six pts. with four rebs. vs. #5 Stanford in the BB&T Classic consolation game (12/7/98)... blocked three shots against Old Dominion (12/12/98)... sat out the St. Joseph's game (2/12/99) after cutting his head on a light fixture in a classroom... equalled his season high with six pts. and had his season-best six rebs. vs. Virginia Tech (2/24/99).
High School: Averaged 11 points, seven rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game as a senior at WInchendon under coach Mike Byrnes... shot 83 percent from the line and 57 percent from the field as a senior... helped lead the Green Wave to a 26-7 record and the New England Prep School Championship as a junior alongside fellow Colonial recruit Jaason Smith... Winchendon was 25-5 during Roma's junior season for a combined 51-12 (.810) record during Roma's two seasons... Academically, Roma had the highest GPA in his senior class and ranked third in his junior class when he won the prestigious Harvard Award for leadership given by Winchendon faculty to a foreign-born junior.
Personal: Born October 30, 1978 in Vic, Spain... full name is Albert Roma Murcia... son of Santiago Roma Verdaguer and Antonia Murcia Valera... has two younger brothers, Santi (16) and Adria (13)... mechanical engineering major.
Roma's Career Highs:
Points: 16 vs. Old Dominion (11/20/00)
Rebs: 6 vs. Duquesne (1/8/00)
Assists: 2 (twice) last at ODU (1/3/00)
Steals: 2 (twice) last vs. Dayton (2/9/00)
Blocks: 6 vs. American (1/12/00)
Minutes: 27 vs. Old Dominion (11/20/00)
FG Made: 5 vs. Old Dominion (11/20/00)
FG Att: 8 Old Dominion (11/20/00)
3-pt Made: 1 vs. La Salle (1/13/01)
3-pt Att: 1 vs. La Salle (1/13/01)
FT Made: 7 vs. Duquesne (2/11/01)
FT Att: 9 vs. Duquesne (2/11/01)
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