Jaimé Serna averaged 7.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per game while shooting a team-best 52.4% from the field in 2009-10...Emerged as a force at the end of the season, averaging 11.0 points and shooting 64.3% in the eight games prior to the NCAA Tournament game against Ohio State...Played in all 30 games for the Gauchos and made 27 starts...Made 8-of-9 shots and scored a season-high 17 points in a key home win over Long Beach State...Scored 15 points in a home victory over Cal State Northridge...Scored 10 or more points nine times, including five of the final nine games...Had a season-high nine rebounds at Montana State...Grabbed five or more rebounds 13 times...Serna ranked second on the team with 26 steals and 18 blocked shots...Had a season-high three steals in a win over Long Beach State and a loss at Cal State Northridge...Serna made 60-of-99 over the final 18 games, 60.6%...At one point over a two game stretch against UC Davis and Long Beach State, he made 12 consecutive shots...Made at least half of his shots in 13 of the last 15 games of the season.
Serna was integral part of Gauchos' line-up during his freshman campaign...One of four players to play in all 31 of UCSB's games...All 16 starts came in the final 16 games of the season...Best game of the season was at Cal State Fullerton when Serna had a career-high 20 points, to lead the team, as well as a career-high 8 rebounds, 6 on the offensive end...Averaged 3.6 rebounds per game, to rank third on the team overall...Raked in seven rebounds four times during the season against four different opponents...Had five or more rebounds 10 times...Scored in double-figures four times, all in during the season's final 12 games...Third on the team in field goal percentage at .538 on the year...Attempted just 132 shots in 609 minutes...Second on the team in blocks with 12, seven coming in conference games...Started 13 of 16 conference games.
Serna attended Santa Margarita High School...Despite injuring his elbow and missing a significant portion of his senior season, Serna was named First Team All-Trinity League and Second Team All-CIF...Averaged 14 points, 10 rebounds, three blocked shots, and two assists per game in 2007-08, helping Santa Margarita to the California State Division III championship and to the CIF Southern Section title game...Made 64.3% of his field goal attempts...Scored a career-high 25 points against JSerra HS...Serna had his personal best of 16 rebounds against Servite HS during his junior season...Recorded a career-high seven blocked shots against Servite HS, and a best of six assists against Orange Lutheran...As a junior Serna averaged 12 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots per game...Shot 57.1% from the field...Named All-CIF Southern Section and All-Trinity League following his junior season as well...Coached by Jerry DeBusk.
Jaime Alejandro Serna was born October 25, 1989 in Los Angeles, Calif....The son of Jaime J. Serna and Guille Arreola...Was a Scholar Athlete in high school and had a 4.1 grade point average...Serna's favorite sports teams include Real Madrid, Manchester United, the Los Angeles Lakers, and the Oakland Raiders...Hobbies include art, music, and films...Favorite television shows include Entourage and Weeds...The Dark Knight and The Godfather are his favorite movies...His most memorable sports moment was when he had a tip-dunk over Taylor King and Alex Jacobson of Mater Dei...Is of Mexican and Spanish descent and speaks fluent Spanish...An art major, he aspires to career in film, art or music.
|Points||20||vs. Cal State Fullerton||2/5/09
|Rebounds||8||vs. Cal State Fullerton||2/5/09
|Assists||2||three times||three times
|Steals||3||vs. Cal State Northridge||3/13/09
|Blocked Shots||2||vs. UC Davis||2/28/09
|FG Made||8||vs. Cal State Fullerton||2/5/09
|FG Attempted||12||vs. Cal State Fulerton||2/5/09
|FT Attempted||8||vs. UC Davis||2/28/09
|3-Pt. Field Goals||0||31 times||31 times