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Tanner Kerry
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Tanner Kerry

Hometown:
Sydney, Australia

High School:
Cranbrook School

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 245

Position:
F/C

Experience:
2V

11/16/2010

Men's Basketball at UCLA (11/15/2010)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves-Bruins matchup in the first round of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Pauley Pavilion.

11/05/2010

Men's Basketball vs. La Verne (11/5/2010)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 79-51 exhibition victory.

Tanner Kerry Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: In about a season and a half, played in 40 games, starting nine, and averaged 1.4 points and 1.3 rebounds in 8.8 minutes.

PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Played in 10 games as a sophomore before leaving school at the end of the fall semester ... Averaged 0.6 points and 0.3 rebounds in 4.3 minutes ... Started the season opener at Portland State (11/12) ... Had season highs of four points, two rebounds and 12 minutes vs. Redlands (12/9) ... Handed out three assists at Pacific (12/1).

PEPPERDINE 2009-10: Started eight of 30 games as a freshman ... Averaged 1.7 points and 1.6 rebounds in 10.3 minutes ... Made seven consecutive starts in WCC play ... Had season highs of 11 points in 25 minutes in a start at Portland (1/23), as he went 2-for-3 from the field and 7-for-7 from the foul line ... Scored seven points and pulled down a season-high eight rebounds vs. New Mexico State (12/18).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from the Cranbrook School, located in Sydney, Australia, in 2008 ... Played three years of varsity basketball ... Averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds as a senior and made the CAS and CIS all-conference teams ... Helped the school to its first-ever conference championship as a junior and was on the all-conference squad ... Earned academic honors.

CLUB: Played for the Sydney Comets in 2009 and in 2005-06 ... Competed for the Northern Suburbs Bears in 2007-08 ... Averaged 22 points and 12 rebounds for the Bears in 2008 ... Also was part of the New South Wales (state) team in 2008.

PERSONAL: Born in Newport Beach, Calif. ... Son of Mark and Lynda Kerry ... His father was an Olympic swimmer for Australia who won one gold and two bronze medals ... Has one sister, Maddie ... Moved to Australia at age 5 ... Has dual citizenship with the U.S. and Australia ... An excellent all-around athlete who also won awards in track and field (high jump, 200 meters, discus and shot put), swimming and rugby ... Chose Pepperdine because "I admire the entire coaching staff, their style of play, the competitive players and the school's beautiful campus."

FAVORITES: Enjoys climbing mountains, going to the beach and watching movies ... Lists his father as his sports hero ... Favorites include Kobe Bryant and Ron Artest (pro basketball players), the Los Angeles Lakers (pro basketball team), the Lord of the Rings trilogy (movies), Eminem (musical artist) and rugby (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite things about basketball are "the competitiveness and the feeling of winning."

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