4 - Ruben Kanya
Ruben Kanya
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario
High School: Bridgton Acad. (Maine)
Position: G

Ruben Kanya-#4                 G       6-2       205     Ottawa, Ontario/Bridgton Acad. (Maine)

 

My favorite athletic moment at Brandeis has been: being part of the great NYU comeback as we finished them off with a buzzer beater

 

The most important thing I have learned from Coach Meehan is: all the little tasks on a team matter for us to cohesively succeed

 

My favorite class or professor at Brandeis is, and why: Managing Medicine – Professor Zinner. He really allows the class to interact and engage in health policy and management issues worldwide

 

My favorite professional athlete is, and why:  Kobe Bryant – his love and passion for the game is uncanny

 

Career Bests: Points: 20, 1/16/11, at Case. . . Rebounds: 8, 1/16/11, at Case. . . Assists: 3, 11/29/11, at Clark. . . Steals: 2, 1/16/11, at Case. . . Minutes: 31, 1/16/11 at Case

 

AND MORE: Played in 11 games off the bench last year, logging a season-high 18 minutes and five points vs Emory… Played in 27 of team’s 28 games, starting five games in 2010-11… Scored in double-figures three times and led the team in scoring once and rebounding twice… In his first collegiate start, he tallied a career-high 20 points and tied a career-high with eight rebounds at Case… Versus NYU, scored nine of his 11 points in the final 9:10 to help Brandeis rally from 18 down against their rivals… Born in France but now resides in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada… Serves as Community Advisor and is a Personal Trainer at Brandeis… Majoring in Health: Science, Society, Policy with a minor in economics.