21 - Raffi Mantilla
Raffi Mantilla
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mundelein, IL
High School: Mundelein
Position: G

2008-09: Appeared in 19 games off the bench... Was 4 of 6 from the field, including 2 of 4 from three-point range, and scored 10 points in season opener against Stanford... Had five points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals in victory over MIT.

2007-08: Appeared in seven games off the bench... Both of his field goals were three-pointers... Scored his first career points on a three-pointer from the baseline against Cornell... Missed time midseason with a thumb injury.

Before Yale: Earned fourth team all-state recognition as a senior at Mundelein High School after averaging 17 points and 11 rebounds... Two-time all-conference, all-area and all-county selection... Named the 2007 Lake County News-Sun Male Athlete of the Year... Mundelein won the regional title in his senior year... Played for the Illinois Rising Stars AAU team, which won state championships in 2005 and 2006.

Personal: Grandson of former Major League Baseball player Felix Mantilla, who was an All Star with the Boston Red Sox and won a World Series title with the Milwaukee Braves in 1957... Older sister Julie is a 2007 Yale graduate and earned two letters for the women's basketball team.

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