35 - Eric Obeysekere
Eric Obeysekere
Height: 6-8
Weight: 209
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Orinda, Calif.
High School: Miramonte
Position: F

Eric Obeysekere Looks to compete for playing time at forward ... Has good length and the ability to block shots ... Very mobile on the offensive end, with a good mid-range game ... Has an excellent work ethic.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for head coach Dave Brown at Miramonte High School ... Led the Diablo Foothill Athletic League with averages of 17.8 points, 13.2 rebounds and 4.7 blocks per game as a senior ... Named the MVP of the DFAL in 2008-2009 ... Led his team to 24 wins and an undefeated mark in the DFAL as a senior ... Had team-best averages of 14.9 points and 13.4 rebounds per game as a junior, while helping the Matadors to an overall record of 20-7 ... Led the Bay Area and ranked seventh in California with an average of 6.1 blocked shots per game in 2007-2008 ... Broke the school and DFAL records for career rebounds and career blocked shots ... Earned second team All-Metro honors from the San Francisco Chronicle in 2008-2009, after being an honorable mention selection in 2007-2008 ... Selected first team All-California Division III in 2008-2009 ... Twice named first team All-DFAL ... Selected to play in the Sacramento vs. Bay All-Star game in 2008 and 2009 ... Played AAU ball for the Oakland Soldiers.

PERSONAL
Son of Indrajit Obeysekere and Susan Taylor ... The first player of Sri Lankan descent to earn a Division I basketball scholarship in the United States ... Has not yet declared a major.