SJU Men's Basketball BIO
Pierfrancesco Oliva
Player Profile:
Pierfrancesco Oliva 2267754
Position: Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 210
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Taranto, Italy
High School: Bergen Catholic (N.J.)

2016-17: Missed entire season with knee injury... Had surgery in June 2016 to repair a chronic knee condition that was aggravated during 2015-16 post-season workouts.

Starter in 30 games as a freshman on the A-10 Champion squad... Averaged 4.0 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game... Played in 33 contests... Registered five points and five rebounds in NCAA First Round against Cincinnati... Scored eight points on 3-of-3 shooting in Atlantic 10 title game vs. VCU... Pulled down six rebounds vs. Saint Louis... Hit for nine points on career-high three three-pointers at George Washington... Pulled down eight rebounds at Fordham... Came off bench to pull down five rebounds at Penn... Missed George Mason and Fordham games due to ankle injury... Registered eight points  vs. UMES... Matched season-high five assists vs. Virginia Tech... Recorded seven points and five rebounds vs. Buffalo... Tallied 12 points to go along with season-highs of eight rebounds and five assists vs. Niagara... Posted 12 points and a season-high three blocks in collegiate debut vs. Drexel.

High School/Personal:
Earned All-State Third Team honors at Bergen Catholic… Averaged 15.9 points and 3.0 rebounds in 2015… Named to the Non-Public All-Star Second Team… Team went 18-7 and captured the Bergen County Jamboree title… Scored a season-high 29 points against Bergenfield… Came to the United States in 2014 from his hometown of Taranto, Italy... Goes by “Checco”... Business major.

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