4 - Rob Haynes
Rob Haynes
Born: 04/20/1986
Height: 6-4
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cerritos, CA
High School: Mater Dei
Position: Guard
EXP: 3V
Cal State Northridge
In three seasons at Cal State Northridge, Rob Haynes has hit 108-of-262 attempts from behind the arc for a percentage of .412, eighth-best in school history ... His 108 three-pointers is tenth-best in school history ... A three--year starter (68-of-89 games) who will be a key asset in the Matadors fortunes in 2008-09 ... Rob is going to be one of the glues to the team, according to head coach Bobby Braswell ... As a three-year starter, Rob knows the Northridge system better than anybody ... Is looking to have a breakout season ... Haynes is feeling a lot healthier now that he had off-season knee surgery ... Rob is a shooter and scorer, and also one of the team's better defenders when healthy. 2007-08 Season (Junior)
Named the winner of the Newt Meyers Memorial Sportsmanship Award ... An off-guard who averaged 6.8 ppg ... A starter in 26 games ... Hit forty 3-pointers this season, second-best on the Matadors ... Hit at least one 3-pointer in 23 of the 30 games ... Collected double-digit points in five games ... Hit a season-high 15 points (5-for-7 from the floor, 3-for-5 from behind the arc) against Cal State Bakersfield (11/21/07), and another 15 points (5-for-7 from the floor, 3-for-4 from 3-point territory) at Chicago State (1/22/08). 2006-07 Season (Sophomore)
One of the top three-point shooters in the Big West ... Led the Matadors from behind the arc at .426 (46-for-108) which ranked seventh in the conference ... His three-point percentage (.426) is seventh-best for a single season in school history ... Hit 50 percent or better from three-point territory in 14 games ... That included a 4-for-5 effort at Cal State Fullerton (1/4/07) and against UC Riverside (2/8/07) ... Scored a career-high 18 points on 7-for-8 shooting (4-for-5 from three-point range) at Cal State Fullerton (1/4/07) ... Also hit 7-of-8 shots, good for 15 points against Redlands (11/15/06) ... Scored in double figures eleven times including four of the last eight regular season games ... Finished 45-for-62 from the free throw line (.726) and 87-for-194 (.448) from the field ... A starter in 20 games ... Averaged 8.5 ppg, third-best on the Matadors ... Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Pacific (12/30/06). 2005-06 Season (Freshman)
Played in all 28 games, starting 22 ... Led all Matador freshman averaging 19.0 minutes per game and 5.5 points per game ... Led the Matadors in three-point percentage (.423) ... Posted a season-high 12 points twice, vs. UC Riverside (1/9/06) and at Boise State (2/18/06) ... Made all three of his three point attempts and scored ten points at UC Riverside (2/9/06) ... Played 30 minutes and poured in eleven points in the Big West Tournament first-round game against Cal State Fullerton (3/8/06) ... Hit a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line vs. Cal Poly (3/2/06) ... Finished second to Calvin Chitwood in conference starts, starting in 13 of the 14 Big West matchups. Mater Dei High School
Earned four varsity letters from 2000-01 to 2003-04 at Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif. ... Started at the guard spot for head coach Gary McKnight all four years ... Earned All-Serra League honors as a senior while averaging 10.3 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game ... Helped the Monarchs to a 27-5 record and the California State Championship in 2002-03 ... Mater Dei also won the Serra League title in 2002-03 ... Graduated from Mater Dei HS in 2004 with a 3.0 grade point average. Matador Memo
Born April 20, 1986 in Anaheim, Calif. ... His mother is Camille Haynes and his father is Patrick Agulonu ... Has two older brothers, Jovan (29) and Brandon (23) and one younger sister, Precious (15) ... His brother, Brandon, is currently attending Cerritos College ... Lists Boise State, UTEP, Eastern Kentucky, Long Beach State and Cal State Fullerton as schools either recruited by and/or visited ... Lists the Los Angeles Lakers as his favorite professional team ... Lists the Lakers' Kobe Bryant and Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat as his favorite professional athletes ... His favorite television show is "Reno 911" ... Lists his favorite actor as Chris Tucker and his favorite actress as Nia Long ... Lists his favorite group as The Roots and lists Tupac and Nas as his favorite solo artists ... Lists cornbread as his favorite food and onions as his least favorite ... Says the toughest thing about being a student-athlete is, "stereotypes" ... Says the best thing about being an athlete is, "staying in shape and you know everybody" ... Lists Marcel Jones (Oregon State forward) as his best friend on another team ... Lists Josh Smith ((Oak Hill Academy/Atlanta Hawks) as the best player he has ever played against ... Says the only superstition he has is knocking on wood ... Says his most embarrassing moment is, "when I was playing little league football and ran to the wrong end zone when trying to score a touchdown" ... Lists Carl Lewis as the most famous person he has ever met ... Says if he could switch places for a day with anyone, it would be Kobe Bryant ... Says the best advice he's ever been given is, "stay aggressive and fear nothing" ... Psychology major.

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