Joe Harden
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Acampo, Calif.

High School:
St. Mary's HS

Last College:
Notre Dame

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 210

Position:
G

Major:
Viticulture & Enology

2009-10:ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND-TEAM... Also named to the 2010 Big West All-Tournament Team and named the 2009-10 Best Hustle Player in the Big West... Entering the 2010-11 season, Harden is third in active career leaders in points (908) and rebounds (445)... Played in and started all but two games in 2009-10... Finished third on the team and 10th in the Big West in scoring with 14.5 points per game... Led the Aggies and finished 5th in the Big West with 7.2 rebounds... Tallied seven double-doubles for the season, good enough for fourth place in the Big West... Also recorded five 20-point games and seven 10-rebound games.

2008-09
: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND-TEAM...One of three Aggies to start all 32 games...Finished 2nd on the team and 6th in the Big West in scoring with 14.8 points per game...Led Aggies and finished 3rd in Big West with 7.2 rebounds...Had the most double-figure scoring games on the team with 28...Poured in career-high 25 points against Fresno State (2/21)...Scored 20 or more five times...Led Aggies with 5 double-doubles...Grabbed career-high 15 rebounds at Cal State Fullerton (1/15) and had six games with at least 11 rebounds...Set single-season Aggie record for free throws made with 162...Shot 79.8 percent from the line...Made 10 or more free throws in 4 separate games.

2007-08: Redshirted.

NOTRE DAME: Played 2006-07 season... Appeared in 14 games as a reserve, logging 50 minutes... Shot 6-for-13 (.462) field goals, 4-for-5 (.800) from free-throw line... Scored 17 points with 13 rebounds... Hit season-best 4 points twice: vs. Elon (12/16) and Stony Brook (12/30).

ST. MARY'S HS '06: Selected as Player of the Year for both Tri-County Athletic League and Stockton Record as a junior and senior... Team went 31-3 in 2005-06, capturing TCAL, Sac-Joaquin Section and NorCal titles... Scored 40 points with 14 rebounds in NorCal playoff game vs. Seaside... Earned second-team all-state (first team among D-III players) in 2006... Named NorCal D-III Player of the Year... Averaged 17 points, 10 rebounds as a senior, up from 15 ppg and 9 rpg as a junior.

PERSONAL: Born in Stockton, Calif.... Majoring in viticulture & enology... Parents are Steve & Barb Harden, both of whom are Pacific alumni... Steve played football, Barb was a tennis player... Sports heroes are his father and Pat Tillman, non-sports hero is Marcus Luttrell.