22 Nate Mensah
22 Nate Mensah
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
High School: West
Position: Guard
Major: Finance
College: 2 VL



AS A SENIOR IN 2010-11: Averaged 1.3 ppg, 0.8 rpg and 0.1 apg in 2.8 mpg in 8 games played ... fourth-year walk-on who scored first career points with 2 free throws vs. Houston Baptist in 3 min. of play ... played 2 min. in win at CSUN and one min. vs. Fordham ... scored first career field goal, a three, vs. Bethany ... scored career-high 5 pts. in career-high 8 min. with career-high 3 reb. in win vs. UC Santa Cruz ... started in last senior home game and played 4 min. in win over Pepperdine ... played in last minute in win at SMU.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009-10: Third year walk-on who saw action in five games ... played three minutes at Gonzaga ... attempted a three-pointer at San Diego and at Gonzaga.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09: Walk-on with the basketball team who played one minute in the CSU East Bay game and another minute in the win over Sacramento State where he collected 1 rebound ... took a shot in the NDNU game ... had 1 rebound in 2 minutes at Gonzaga ... played 2 minutes in win over USF ... played in 3 minutes vs. Houston Baptist and pulled down 2 rebounds ... snagged 1 rebound in 3 minutes vs. LMU.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007-08: Walk-on on the basketball team.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2007 graduate of West High School ... played basketball for Bob Lyman and ran track for Ed Lloyd ... helped team to a 15-6 record in 2007 and a Ben Lomond Tournament Championship title where he was named the MVP ... three-straight playoff appearances ... named first-team all-state and Region 6 MVP as a senior ... also recognized as West's Athlete of the Year ... 18 ppg, 7 rpg, 4 apg and 2 apg senior year and 14 ppg, 7 rpg, 2 apg and 3 spg his junior year ... three-year starter and four-year letterwinner.

PERSONAL: Parents are Nii Ansah and Marlene Mensah ... has one sister, Teki, a junior at Santa Clara University ... Traveled to Ghana in West Africa in the summer of 2009 as part of an immersion trip with Santa Clara's Leavey School of Business where they worked at a community library and spent time studying the business environment. Also reconnected with his Dad's side of the family.