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HARRISON PRIETO

#35

Player profile

(Updated July 2018)
position
Forward
height
6-8
weight
214
year
Sophomore
hometown
Mandeville, La.
high school
St. Paul's School

HONORS

2017, 2018 ACC Academic Honor Roll

ON PRIETO

One of the hardest working players on Florida State’s roster who is in his third season as a member of the team…became a member of the program in 2016 and has developed into one of the top scout team and locker room players on the roster…a member of two NCAA Tournament teams in his first two seasons as a Seminole in 2017 and 2018…earned playing time for the first time in his career as a sophomore as he played in victories over The Citadel and Southern Miss…helped Florida State finish in second place in the ACC standings and earn a No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament in his first season as a Seminole…helped Florida State to 23 wins and a 9-9 mark in ACC play as a sophomore…Florida State has a .700 winning percentage (49-21) in the first two seasons of his career…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2017 and 2018…helped the Seminoles earn mention as an NABC Academic Team of Excellence in 2017…earned two awards at the Seminoles’ 2018 Honors Banquet: one for Academic Achievement and an Unsung Hero Award as a member of Florida State’s Scout team — the Green Vipers.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2019)

Extended playing time for the first time in his career with four first half minutes played in helping Florida State to its 80-69 win at Tulane (Nov. 11)…entered the game at the 4:17 mark of the first half with Florida State up three at 35-32…after playing a career-high four minutes (to the close of the half) the Seminoles had extended their lead to four at halftime (39-35)…

AS A SOPHOMORE (2018)

Averaged 1.0 point and 0.0 rebounds as he appeared in two games…a member of Florida State’s NCAA Tournament Elite Eight team…as a No. 9 seed, he helped Florida State defeat No. 8 seed Missouri (March 16, 67-54), No. 1 seed Xavier (March 18, 75-70) and No. 4 seed Gonzaga (March 22, 75-60) before the Seminoles fell to Michigan (March 24, 58-54) only one step from playing in the second Final Four in school history….was slowed by an elbow injury during preseason practice – an injury that forced him to miss valuable practice time and both of the Seminoles’ exhibition games…playing time came for the first time in his career as he was inserted into the lineup in Florida State’s victory over The Citadel at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Nov. 24)…two minutes of playing time in the Seminoles’ 113-78 win over the Bulldogs…first career basket came in the second half of Florida State’s victory over Southern Miss in Tallahassee (Dec. 21)…scored his first career basket on a layup with 1:00 left to play in the second half of the Seminoles’ 98-45 win over the Golden Eagles…earned a career-high of three minutes of playing time in Florida State’s victory.

AS A FRESHMAN (2017)

Did not play in any games during his first season as a Seminole…helped Florida State reach the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a victory over Florida Gulf Coast (March 16, 86-80) at Amway Arena in Orlando…quickly developed into one of the top locker-room guys and teammates in his first season.

AT ST. PUAL'S SCHOOL

Graduated from St. Paul’s School in Covington, La., in 2016…totaled 1,178 career points, 736 career rebounds and 206 career blocked shots as a four-year member of the St. Paul’s varsity team…team captain and St. Paul’s Player of the Year as a senior…earned the Jimmy Dunn award in 2016 as Most Outstanding Athlete…highly decorated as a senior as he averaged a career-high 13.4 points, 8.5 rebounds and a career-high 3.3 blocked shots per game…named the District 6-5A Most Valuable Player and played in the Louisiana High School Coaches Association All-Star game…named to the All-Metro First-team by NOLA.com and to the Metro Area Elite Team by the Clarion Herald…led St. Paul’s to a school record 31 consecutive wins and to a 31-2 record during his senior season…led St. Paul’s to a district championship as a senior…named Most Valuable Player at the Gene Bennett Memorial Tournament and to the All-Tournament team at the Sugar Bowl Catholic Youth Organization High School Tournament…an All-District selection as a junior in leading St. Paul’s to a 23-10 record…averaged 13.2 points, a career-high 8.9 rebounds and 1.8 blocked shots while shooting 38 percent from the 3-point line as a junior…earned All-District honors as he averaged 10.9 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots per game as a sophomore…also an outstanding swimmer…a seven-time Northlake Regional Champion, a two-time New Orleans Metro Champion and a four-time All-State honoree…in earning all-state honors, he finished in the top three in the standings in his events at the state championship meet.

PERSONAL

Born April 13, 1998…Harrison is the son of Ernie and Cindy Prieto…graduated from high school with a 4.36 grade point average…a four-time St. Paul’s School Golden Torch Award winner for academic and extracurricular activities…named to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association All-Academic Team as a senior at St. Paul’s…a member of the student council throughout his high school career…his grandfather, J. Ernest Prieto, was a four-year letter winner at the University of Miami…played for the Northshore Titans and Baton Rouge Red Storm in AAU basketball…chose Florida State over LSU Alexandria, Millsaps College in Mississippi, Colby College in Maine and South Alabama for basketball and Oklahoma, Mississippi State, NC State, Miami and St. Louis University for academics when making his college choice…major is Meteorology.