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Guard Chris De La Rosa To Transfer to UMBC
C. De La Rosa
Baltimore--UMBC Head Men’s Basketball Coach Randy Monroe has announced that Chris De La Rosa has signed a grant-in-aid letter and will transfer to UMBC from Siena (N.Y.) College this fall.
De La Rosa averaged 2.5 points per game for the 23-11 Saints, the 2007-08 champions of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. He amassed 51 assists while playing 9.5 minutes per game and hit 27 of 60 shots (45.0%) from the field. He produced season bests in scoring (10 pts., 4/4 fg) and assists (five) in a 77-49 win over Canisius on Jan. 21.
Described as “a slick ball-handler with great leadership skills and mental toughness”, De La Rosa led All Hallows to the final four of the New York City Catholic Championships as a sophomore and a junior. He averaged 15 points and seven assists per game as a senior and earned recognition on the city’s Senior All Star team.