2006-07: Played in all 33 games...scored 13 points against Hofstra and 11 vs. Towson...Graduated in May with a degree in English...Will now work towards a degree in political science. 2005-06: Hauled in eight rebounds against W&M...Dished out three assists vs. UAB, W&M and JMU...Started three games...Hofstra, JMU and W&M...scored 12 vs W&M and ten vs. JMU.
2003-04: scored a career high 15 points against North Carolina in his first collegiate game... Also scored six points against Liberty....He went 5-8 treys vs. UNC.
HIGH SCHOOL: Considered a top 125 recruit...First team All-New England honors and helped lead St. Andrews to a 28-8 record and capture the New England championship for the second time in three years...Averaged 17.1 points, and 6.0 rebounds per game last year...He shot 51 percent from the floor and 47 percent from three-point range, making 119 treys as a senior. He scored 38 points with eight treys against Stone King, and 23 points against third ranked St. Patrick's....Lidonde scored 1,896 career points... Also named All-New England as a junior...Honor roll student...Jersey retired as second all-time scorer at St. Andrew's...His grandfather was head coach of the Kenyon National Soccer team.
Full Name: Abdi S. Lidonde, Jr. Birthdate: Feb. 24, 1985 Parents: Aggrey Abdi Lidonde & Grace Stafford Sister: Kristine (28) Brothers: Elijah (20), and Mickey(17) High School: St. Andrews High School Coach: Michael Hart Major: English, graduated in 07; graduated in Political Science in May 08. Nickname: Junior, J.R., Memphis Favorite Sports Personality: Michael Jordan Favorite Movie: "Juice" Favorite Dessert: Hot fudge sundae & chocolate chip cookies Favorite Vacation Spot: Paris Favorite TV Show: Dave Chappelle Show Favorite Car: Aston Martin Vanquise Favorite Basketball Memory: Having my jersey retired in high school Favorite website: www.espn.com Favorite Pro team: New England Patriots Favorite Pro Athlete: Michael Jordan, Michael Finley Favorite Movie: Juice & Coming to America Favorite Actor: Denzel Washington Favorite Actress: Gabrielle Union Favorite ODU Class: English On game day, I like to: Get to the gym earlier than the required time. Best advice ever given: "If god brings you to it, then he will bring you through it."
POINTS: 20 vs, South Carolina State (11-11-07) FGM: 6, four times FGA: 12, vs. South Carolina state (11-11-07) FG PCT: .800 (4-5) vs. JMU (2-4-06), UMES (12-8-07), VT (12-16-07) 3PT FGM: 6, vs SCSU (11-11-07) 3PT FGA: 10, vs. SCSU (11-11-07) 3PT FG PCT: .800 (4-5) vs. Virginia Tech (12-16-07) FTM: 5 vs Hofstra (2-13-07) FTA:5 vs. Hofstra (2-13-07) FT PCT: 1,000(5-5) vs. Hofstra (2-13-07) REBS:8, vs. William and Mary (2-9-06) AST:5, Five times STLS:3, vs. W&M (1-05-08) MINS: 31, vs SCSU (11-11-07)
04 - 10-42 .238
06 - 16-48 .333
07 - 37-99 .358
08- 48-136 .353
TL - 111-325 .342