22 - Eric Flato
Eric Flato
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Piedmont, CA
High School: Piedmont
Position: G

Notes: Second all-time at Yale in three-point field goals made with 213, which is 16 behind career leader Ed Petersen '92... Yale's all-time leader in three-point field goal attempts with 568... 13th in school history in scoring with 1,193 career points... Fifth all time in steals (134) and eighth in assists (295).

2007-08: Finished 10th in the Ivy League in scoring (11.9 ppg.), fourth in three-point field goals made (2.26), sixth in steals (1.33) and eighth in assists (2.59)... Became the 21st player in school history to score 1,000 career points in the win over Portland... Reached the milestone with a three-pointer from the baseline with 9:24 left in the first half... Scored six of his 11 points in overtime, including four free throws in the final 1:05, to seal Yale's win over Fairfield... Had nearly 100 family and friends in the stands for the Stanford game, which was nearly 40 miles from his hometown of Piedmont. The team practiced at Piedmont High School the day before the game... Named the preseason Ivy League player of the Year by both the Sporting News and Athlon Sports.

2006-07: Unanimous first team All-Ivy selection... First non-senior at Yale to earn first team recognition since Dean Campbell in 1990... Named Ivy League Most Valuable Player by CollegeInsider.com... Finished in the top 10 in the Ivy League in six categories - scoring (6th, 15.3 ppg.), assists (4th, 3.56 per game), steals (3rd, 1.85 per game), three-point field goals made (3rd, 2.63 per game), assist/turnover ratio (3rd, 1.55) and field goal percentage (10th, .412)... Averaged 16.4 points in 14 Ivy games, which was third in the league... 71 three-pointers were one shy of Ed Petersen's school record... 50 steals were the second most at Yale since 1983-84... Only player to start all 27 games... Led team in scoring in 21 games and scored at least 20 points on six occasions... Named the Ivy League co-Player of the Week after scoring 26 points in a win over Columbia and adding 18 points against Cornell... Recipient of the Dutch Arnold Award as Yale's most valuable player at post season banquet.

2005-06: Honorable mention All-Ivy selection... 61 three-pointers tied for the third most in a single season in Yale history... 84 assists led the team... Finished in the top-10 in the Ivy League in four categories - scoring (9th, 11.3 ppg.), assists (5th, 2.90 per game), three-point field goal percentage (5th, .409) and three-point field goals made (4th, 2.10 per game)... In 14 league games, averaged 12.1 points and made 34 three-pointers... Top performance came at Columbia when he was 7 of 13 from the field, including 4 of 9 from three-point range, en route to scoring 22 points... In Yale's home sweep of Columbia and Cornell averaged 15.5 points and 3.5 assists... Had 16 double figure scoring games, including two 20+ performances, and led the Bulldogs in scoring in eight games... Had eight assists against Wagner.

2004-05: Recipient of the Eggie Miles Award as Yale's top free throw shooter (.818)... Third on the team in assists (45) and fourth in three-pointers (20)... Twice named Ivy League Rookie of the Week. The first time came after he scored 16 points in Yale's victory over Santa Clara, and he earned the honor again after his strong performance against Harvard. In 24 minutes, scored 13 points and added five rebounds and one steal. During Yale's key 13-0 run midway through the second half, he had seven points and one assist, and his blocked shot as time expired preserved a 54-53 win... Recipient of the D.J. Frandsen Sixth Man Award at the Cable Car Classic... First career start came at Niagara, and he responded with 10 points and five assists.

Before Yale: Piedmont High School's all-time leading scorer with 1,402 career points... As a senior averaged 18.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists... Selected All-Northern California in Division 4 and was the team MVP and first team All Bay Shore Athletic League as both a junior and senior.

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