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David MinayaClass: R-Senior
Previous School: Oldsmar Christian (Tennessee Tech)
Hometown: Riverview, Fla.
2011 (R-Jr.): Started 31 contests for the Flames … one of Liberty's most improved players from the previous season … posted double scoring figures in 20 contests, including a streak of nine straight games during conference play … finished with 12 points at Texas Tech (11/21) … chipped in 14 points in a 67-65 overtime win against Chicago State (11/27) … put up 12 points in a 66-60 victory at High Point (1/13) followed by a 13-point effort in Liberty's 61-53 win at Radford (1/15) … led Flames with a career-high 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting in 100-82 win against VMI (1/20) … tallied 19 points in overtime win against UNC Asheville (1/27) … posted 20 points and six rebounds at Coastal Carolina (2/3) … finished with 15 points in 70-69 victory at Charleston Southern (2/5) … dropped 18 points in Liberty's regular season finale at Presbyterian College.
2010 (R-So.): Appeared in 29 contests for the Flames, starting six … made his Liberty debut in the season opener against George Mason (11/13), finishing with 12 points and four rebounds … posted a career-high 14 points on 4-for-7 shooting from the field and 6-for-8 shooting from the charity stripe, while grabbing three boards against Charleston Southern (12/3) … finished with seven points and two rebounds in just six minutes of play at High Point (1/23) … recorded eight points and four rebounds versus VMI (1/28).
2008-09 Note: Sat out season due to the NCAA transfer rule.
Previous School: Transferred to Liberty after spending his freshman season at Tennessee Tech of the Ohio Valley Conference … started 14 games while appearing in all 32 of the team's contests during his lone season with the Golden Eagles … tallied 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting in 18 minutes of action during his first collegiate action at Rutgers (11/9/2007) … made first collegiate start at Oregon State, scoring 11 points in 13 minutes on 3-of-4 shooting, including a perfect 3-of-3 from beyond the three-point arc (12/16/2007) … had season highs of 12 points against Bluefield College (11/27/2007) and Morehead State (1/7/2008) … averaged 3.7 points per game, while averaging only 14 minutes per contest.
Prep: 2007 graduate of Oldsmar Christian … was part of two-straight district titles, while averaging 22.3 points, 12.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game as a sophomore … tallied 19.9 points, 12.3 rebounds and 5.0 assists per contest as a junior … tallied 20.0 points and 11.0 rebounds per game, helping Oldsmar Christian to a district runner-up finish … three-year letterwinner, earning all-county each season … named to the Sun Coast All-Conference second-team as a senior … played for his father, an assistant coach, all three varsity years at Oldsmar Christian.
Personal: Son of Rangel and Jacoba Minaya … birthday is Sept. 18 … majoring in accounting.