Jaume Sorolla

#14 Jaume Sorolla

Pos. C
Ht. 7-0
Wt. 240
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Tortosa, Spain
High School [Prev. School] Sunrise Christian [Kan.] Academy

2017-18: Saw action in 30 games as a sophomore for Valpo, starting 14 times ... played 16.3 minutes/game, averaging 4.9 points and 3.4 rebounds per game ... led Crusaders with 32 blocked shots ... scored in double figures three times ... after missing season's first two games, scored eight points on 4-of-6 shooting in his debut Nov. 15 in win at SIUE ... approached double-double in win in Savannah over UNCW Nov. 25, finishing with eight points and eight rebounds ... set then-career best in win over Utah State Nov. 28 as part of MWC/MVC Challenge, going 5-of-6 from the field and 6-of-7 from the foul line for 16 points to go with eight rebounds ... reached double figures in the rebounding column at #21 Purdue Dec. 7, grabbing 10 rebounds ... set new career high with 17 points in Jan. 6 win over Southern Illinois, going 5-of-6 from the floor and hitting a career-best seven free throws (7-8) ... needed just 12 minutes to tally his 17 points against the Salukis, becoming the first Valpo player in at least 30 years to score 17 or more points while playing 12 or fewer minutes ... followed the next two games with back-to-back nine-point efforts, including doing so on perfect 4-of-4 shooting from the field Jan. 13 at UNI ... blocked season-high four shots at Evansville Feb. 7, a mark he would match in Feb. 17 home win over Bradley ... posted 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting and also blocked three shots at Loyola Feb. 14 ... pulled down seven rebounds in regular season finale at Drake Feb. 24.

2016-17: Played in 32 games for the Crusaders during his freshman season, starting on nine occasions ... averaged 5.2 points and 4.4 rebounds per game while playing an average of 19.1 minutes per contest ... scored in double figures five times and grabbed at least 10 rebounds twice ... stepped up game within Horizon League play, averaging 6.9 points and 4.9 rebounds per game on 54.8% shooting (2.9 points and 3.6 rebounds per game on 32.6% shooting in non-league play) ... led Crusaders with 30 blocked shots ... finished year tied for sixth in the Horizon League overall and tied for fifth within league play in blocked shots/game ... debuted against Southern Utah Nov. 11 with two points and three rebounds in eight minutes of action ... enjoyed best game of season to that point Dec. 7 at #6/7 Kentucky, coming off the bench to approach a double-double with eight points and nine rebounds ... stodd out in post Dec. 17 in win over Indiana State with eight points and season-high 12 rebounds ... picked up double-double versus Oakland on Jan. 6, finishing with 11 points and 10 rebounds to go with three blocked shots ... scored 12 points on three occasions within league play - Jan. 12 at Youngstown State (6-11 FG), Jan. 22 versus UIC (5-8 FG) and Feb. 9 versus Cleveland State (5-7 FG), all three of which were Valpo wins ... blocked three shots to match season best Jan. 27 against Wright State and Feb. 11 versus Youngstown State ... set new career best at Oakland on Feb. 17 with 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field and 4-of-4 from the foul line ... also tallied nine rebounds against the Golden Grizzlies.

Prep: Spent last year in the United States, playing at Sunrise Christian Academy in Wichita, Kansas ... has represented his native Spain in a number of FIBA competitions, including U16 and U18 European Championships ... most recently, was a member of Spain's gold-medal winning U20 European Championship gold medalist squad in July of 2016, averaging 4.7 points and 2.1 rebounds per game ... was a member of Spain's team at the 2014 U17 World Championships, averaging 7.3 points and 4.6 rebounds per game as the team came in fourth place ... started playing basketball for CB Cantaires ... spent six years playing in the FC Barcelona program.

Personal: Son of Paco Sorolla and Ada Menasanch ... major is international business.