A.J. Ogilvy - Men's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#4 A.J. Ogilvy


Class Junior
Height 6'11"
Weight 250
Hometown Sydney, Australia
High School Australian Institute of Sport

Mobile big man with strong physical presence inside who reached the 1,000 point barrier in 2008-09, the first sophomore in the history of Vanderbilt basketball to accomplish the feat…Was a second-team All-SEC selection by the league[apos]s coaches and an honorable mention pick by the league[apos]s media as a sophomore…Set a new Vanderbilt freshman scoring record with 578 points and led all freshman in the SEC in scoring at 17.0 points per game in 2007-08.

2008-09 (Sophomore):
Played in 29 games and started 28…Averaged 15.4 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 1.7 blocks per game…Posted the team[apos]s highest rebound average since 2006, when Julian Terrell had 7.2 rebounds per game…Blocked 48 shots in 2008-09, and now has a total of 97 blocks, which puts him in fourth all-time on the Vanderbilt all-time blocks list…his 1.54 blocks per game average would be an all-time best for a career…Shot 54.3% (152-280) in 2008-09, pushing his all-time field goal percentage in a Vanderbilt uniform to 56.8%, which would be third all-time…Tallied five double-doubles and scored in double figures in all but four games in his sophomore year…Had career-high 33-point performance in win at LSU (3/4); also added 10 rebounds against the Tigers…Had 20 points and 13 rebounds vs. USF (12/16); the 13 rebounds was a new career high…Other double-doubles came against MTSU on 11/24 (19 points, 11 rebounds), versus Alabama on 2/5 (20 points, 12 rebounds), and against Arkansas on 3/8 (12 points, 10 rebounds)…Had double-digit rebound performances in six games… Tallied 12 points and two blocks in 21 minutes in season opener against Morehead State (11/16)…Scored a team-high 13 points on 5-11 shooting while grabbing seven rebounds in loss to Illinois (11/20)…Named Cancun Challenge MVP after averaging 19 points and five rebounds in final two games of tournament, including a 25-point performance against VCU (11/30)…Tallied 15 points and seven rebounds in 30 minutes against Ga. Tech (12/8)… Posted a 17 point and eight rebound effort in win over Alabama A&M… Tallied career highs in rebounds (13) and steals (3) in 20-point effort against USF (12/16)… Tallied third straight 20-point game against Furman (12/22)… Missed the first game of his career with a heel injury on 12/31 vs. St. Francis…Battled a heel problem and an upper respiratory illness for a week (1/20-1/28); scored 14 points in three games during that span… Scored 14 points and pulled down eight rebounds in return to the line-up versus UMass… Posted a game-high 18 points and career-high four steals in win over Georgia (1/14)…Tallied 14 points and six rebounds at Miss. St. (1/17)… Notched 14 points, six rebounds and five assists in win over Auburn (1/31)… Was 2-for-2 from beyond the arc vs. Alabama (2/5)…Scored 17 points and had nine rebounds vs. Ole Miss (2/7)… Notched 15 points to go along with 8 rebounds in 29 minutes in win over UK (2/17)… Made 9-of-13 shots from the field to lead VU in scoring with 18 pts at Florida (2/21)… Scored a then-career-high 28 points, converting on 12-of-15 shots to go along with five rebounds and four block shots in win over South Carolina (2/28)… Posted fourth double-double of the season with a career-high 33 points and 10 rebounds in win over LSU (3/4)… Became the first VU sophomore to reach the 1,000 point plateau in win at LSU… Tallied second straight double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. Arkansas (3/8).

Summer 2008:
Attended try-out camps for the 2008 Australian Olympic Basketball team…Made the 20-player team who played a three game series vs. Iran and a two-game set with New Zealand.

2007-08 (Freshman):
Played in 34 games and started 33…Scored in double digits in 32 games, and surpassed the 20-point barrier 11 times…Had four double-doubles on the season…Scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in collegiate debut vs. Austin Peay (11/10), the best start for a VU freshman since Phil Cox scored 30 points to open the season in the 1981-82 campaign; also added two blocks and one steal and was named SEC Freshman of the Week…Tallied 20 points at Toledo…Scored 21 points, 19 in second half, in win over Valparaiso (11/20); was also 9-for-9 from charity stripe against Crusaders…Named to South Padre Invitational All-Tournament team, when he averaged 16.5 points and 4.0 rebounds per game…Made eight field goals and was 7-for-9 from the charity stripe vs. Bradley(11/24)…Had career-best two steals vs. Utah State (11/23)…Notched first career double-double against Lipscomb with 26 points and 10 rebounds…Set career highs in free throws made (12) and free throws attempted (13) against Iona (12/31)…Recorded second double-double against UMass, scoring 25 points and bringing down a career-high 11 rebounds…Recorded second-straight 25 point performance against South Carolina…Blocked career-high five shots in loss at Kentucky (1/12)…Dished out career-high five assists and scored 15 points in win at South Carolina (2/9)…Recorded third career double-double against Kentucky (2/12) with 19 points and 12 rebounds…Had 49 blocks on the season, which is the fourth most in a season in Vanderbilt history and the most in a season since Chris Woods blocked 50 shots in the 1994-95 season…Scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds at Arkansas (3/1)…Recorded fourth double-double of the season against Alabama (3/8), scoring 17 points and grabbing 10 rebounds…Scored career-high 27 points and made a career-high 12 field goals in SEC Tournament win over Auburn (3/13)…Tallied team-high 18 points against Siena (3/21) in first round of NCAA Touranment.

Australian Institute of Sport:
Averaged 22.3 points and 9.8 rebounds while shooting 69 percent from the field and 78.8 percent from the foul line in nine games while representing Australia at the FIBA Under-19 World Championship in July 2007. He finished third in scoring at the event and posted six double-doubles, including a 32-point and 11-rebound effort against Spain. He helped the Australians sweep the field in Group F and finish fifth with an 8-1 mark, losing to Brazil in the quarterfinals … Averaged 18.3 points and 7.4 in 17 games during a shortened season played for the Australian Institute of Sport in the premier summer league – the South East Australian Basketball League (2007) … Averaged 16.5 points, 9.7 rebounds and 3.0 blocks in the 2006 Under-20 Nationals. Ogilvy was named to the Oceania Under 19 Championship All-Star team after averaging 15 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks while competing in the 2006 qualifying series against New Zealand … Other accolades include representing the country at the Youth Olympics and being named the 2005 New South Wales Junior Basketball Player of the Year.

Andrew Ogilvy … Born June 17, 1988 in Sydney, Australia … Son of Aileen and Paul Ogilvy … Has two brothers, Damien and Tim and a sister, Lisa … Majoring in Economics … Chose Vanderbilt over UNLV, New Mexico and St. Mary[apos]s.