Todd Christensen Athlete Profile

#4 Todd Christensen

Todd Christensen
Position: Guard Height: 6-1 Weight: 185 Roster Years: 1994-1995 | 1997-2000 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Highland High School

Personal

Born in Salt Lake City ... parents are Harold and Joanne ... father played on the 1951 NIT championship team at BYU (1950-52) and was an All-American who was drafted by the Minnesota Lakers ... brother, Craig, played at BYU (1978-81) ... brother, Kurt, played for Utah and BYU (1991-94) ... served an LDS Church mission to Chile ... was mission companion with teammate David Nielsen ... recruited by Utah, Utah State, Weber State, Santa Clara, Loyola Marymount, Wyoming, George Mason, Gonzaga and Arizona State ... open major.

Before BYU

Prepped at Highland High in Salt Lake City where he lettered four years in basketball ... led team to state title and was the State 5A MVP as a junior ... two-time all-state ... McDonald's and Street & Smith's All-American ... Prep Magazine's top 50 players in the West ... scored 28 points in the April 1995 Utah All-Star vs. West All-Star game in Salt Lake City ... coached by Larry Maxwell and Clark Godfrey.

Stats

Year    G-S   FGM-A   Pct   3PM-A    Pct   FT-A     Pct  Reb  Avg  Pts   Avg
94-95 28-0 40-94 .426 23-59 .390 27-39 .692 30 1.1 130 4.6
98-99 27-11 66-161 .410 42-112 .375 20-25 .800 54 2.0 194 7.2
Total 55-11 106-255 .416 65-171 .380 47-64 .734 84 1.5 324 5.9



1994-1995 | Freshman Year

Slowed by off-season ankle-foot injury ... scored career-high 20 points off the bench in 29 minutes against Weber State ... scored seven points in his first seven minutes off the bench in the first half vs. Wyoming in Provo ... was perfect at Wyoming in field goals (4-4), treys (3-3), including one with five seconds left in first half, and free throws (3-3).

1997-1998 | Sophomore Year

Started 11 games for the Cougars and played in 27 of the 28 games ... made four 3-pointers in a game three times (Feb. 13 vs. SDSU, Dec. 1, vs. Denver, Nov. 28 vs Arizona) ... led the team in scoring twice (11 points vs. San Jose State, Jan. 21 and 17 points vs. San Diego State Feb. 13) ... finished the season with a .375 percentage (42-112) from 3-point range.