Jay Cheesman Athlete Profile

#45 Jay Cheesman

Position: Forward Height: 6-6 Weight: 190 Roster Years: 1973-1977 Hometown: Provo, UT

Personal

The son of Paul and Millie Cheesman ... youngest of six children ... born Aug. 24, 1955 in Miami, FL ... served as a guest speaker at youth conferences ... likes camping and oil painting ... a physical education major.

At BYU

Started all four seasons at BYU ... lead the team in rebounds and scoring during his junior and senior seasons ... Was fourth in the WAC in scoring and rebounding during his junior season ... named to the all-tournament team at the Old Dominion Classic in his third season as a Cougar ... traveled in South America with a college all-star team in 1975 ... was named to the first All-WAC team his junior year and second All-WAC team his senior year.

Before BYU

Graduated from Orem High ... coached by Harry Anderson.

Stats

Year       GP   FGM     Pct.     FTM    Pct.      RBD      TP        Avg. 
1973-74    25   65      .42      29     .71       92       159       6.4
1974-75    26   151     .52      77     .67       172      379       14.6
1975-76    25   172     .49      97     .75       233      441       17.6
1976-77    27   170     .476     89     .767      225      429       15.9