MINERAL AREA COLLEGE
Men's Basketball Player Profile
#11 Rickey Claitt, Jr.
Edgewater High School
2007 Sophomore Honors: MCCAC All-Conference Team
2006 Freshman Honors: MCCAC All-Conference Team - Honorable Mention
Last Season at MAC:
7.0 PPG 59.3 FG%
2.4 APG 75.8 FT%
2.1 RPG 38.1 3FG%
High Points: 19 vs. Moberly
High Rebounds: 7 vs. Three Rivers
Rickey was ranked the #63 Sophomore in the nation by JUCO Junction in their pre-season top 150.
Senior Season at Edgewater HS: Claitt averaged 15 points, 4 assists, 4 rebounds, and 4 steals per game in the 2004-05 season while grabbing All-Metro Honors. The Eagles finished the season at 24-4, and were ranked #9 in Florida 's largest class (6A) at season's end. The team spent time at the #1 slot in Florida while winning the Metro and District Championship.
Parents: Ricky and Deborah Claitt
Individual Honors/Achievements: All-Metro, All-Conference, All-State, Honorable Mention
Favorite thing to do: Watch T.V., play X-box, chill with the ladies, eat, and listen to music
Favorite Foods: Fried Chicken, Popeye’s Chicken, and McDonald’s
If I could do anything right now: Play game 7 in the NBA Finals
Favorite Song/Artist: Gangsta Music, Young Jeezey
Person I Admire Most: My Mom
Favorite Sports Star: Dwayne Wade
Most Memorable Moment: Winning a Region 16 championship undefeated
The person in history that I’d like to talk to is: Jesus Christ
Coaches Comments: "Ricky is a talented player that moved from the wing to the point last season. He can run a team by
acting as a playmaker, or take over a game and score going to the basket or shooting from the perimeter."