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Carlos Lopez-Sosa
Carlos  Lopez-Sosa


Lajas, Puerto Rico

High School:
Findlay College Prep

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 225





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Full Media Guide Bio

Lopez-Sosa enters his fifth season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2013-14 ... Used 2009-10 as a redshirt year ... Has appeared in 93 games in a Runnin' Rebel uniform over his three seasons on the floor ... Has averaged 4.2 points and 2.3 rebounds per game, while shooting 56.0 percent from the field ... Has scored in double figures in 10 career games.

JUNIOR (2012-13)
Appeared in all but seven games ... Scored a season-high 11 points vs. Chicago State on Jan. 3 when he made 4-of-6 from the floor ... Tied his career high in assists with four vs. UC Irvine on Nov. 28 ... Made the first 3-pointer of his college career vs. the Anteaters and then hit another one at UTEP on Dec. 17 ... His top rebounding game of the season came in a home win over New Mexico on Feb. 9 when he grabbed five boards ... Made a season-high four free throws in five attempts in an overtime victory over Air Force on Jan. 12 ... Ranked seventh on the squad with 10 blocks and eighth in steals with 13.

SOPHOMORE (2011-12)
Played in all but three games, including making his first start as a Runnin' Rebel vs. CSU Bakersfield on Jan. 5 ... Averaged 5.4 points and 2.7 rebounds per game, while shooting 63.2 percent from the field ... Was third on the team with a career-high 29 blocked shots ... His 0.9 blocks-per-game average was seventh in the Mountain West ... Tied a career high with a team-high 14 points in a win over New Mexico ... Recorded a season-high and team-leading nine rebounds in a win over Louisiana-Monroe ... Tied his career high with four blocks in a victory over UNR ... The four blocks tied for the third-most in a game by a MW player during the year ... Had six double-figure scoring games during the year, including a run of four out of seven games during December.

FRESHMAN (2010-11)
Named Spring 2011 Academic All-MW ... Earned a team academic award for having a 3.0 or better grade point average ... Appeared in all 33 of UNLV's games ... Averaged 4.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per game ... Shot 53.3 percent from the field ... Led the team in blocked shots with 25, which ranked eighth in the MW ... Had a double-double with a career-high 11 rebounds, along with 12 points vs. Southern Utah ... Scored in double figures in three games, including a career-high 14 points (6-10 FG) vs. Utah ... Also had nine rebounds that game against the Utes ... Led the team in rebounding in three games.

Used the 2009-10 season as a redshirt year.

A 2009 graduate of Findlay College Prep at the Henderson International School in Henderson, Nev. ... Earned three letters for the Pilots under coach Mike Peck ... As a senior he averaged nine points, five rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game ... Helped the Pilots go a perfect 33-0 and win the 2009 ESPN RISE National High School championship ... Averaged seven points and 4.5 rebounds per game as Findlay Prep went 32-1 and lost in the prep school national championship during his junior season ... Earned Most Valuable Player honors at the Lexington Christian Classic as a junior ... Played with former Runnin' Rebel teammate Brice Massamba at Findlay ... Was ranked as the 83rd-best prospect in the 2009 class by Hoop Scoop.

Carlos Ricardo Lopez-Sosa was born June 23, 1990, in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... The son of Gladys Sosa and Carlos Lopez ... Has three younger brothers, Isaac (14), Daniel (13) and Diego (13) ... Also has a younger sister, Laira (14).

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