Erik  Harris
Erik Harris


Swedesboro, N.J.

High School:
Kingsway Regional

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 220


GENERAL: Tall, long post player who has shown marked improvement...Walked on to the team as a freshman, and was awarded a full scholarship this season...Adds depth to the Saints' frontcourt...Good defensive player...Excels at blocking shots and runs the floor well...Could see additional time as an upperclassmen with three years under McCaffery's system.

2007-2008: Appeared in 14 games averaging 2.3 minutes, 0.2 points and 0.9 rebounds per game...Grabbed six rebounds and scored two points in 10 minutes at #1 Memphis (1/3/08).

2006-2007: Took advantage of NCAA red-shirt policy and sat out season.

2005-2006: Saw limited action, appearing in five games and averaging 1.2 minutes per contest.

BEFORE SIENA: Named Second Team All-Tri-County and selected to the All-Tournament Team in the Moorestown Invitational...An Al Carino All-Star who finished second in the South Jersey Slam Dunk Contest... Also excelled in track where he was named Second Team All-Parochial in the high jump.

PERSONAL: Born January 15, 1987 in Camden, N.J...A political science major...Brother Marc attends Rowan University...Also has a younger brother, Dexter.

The Erik Harris File

Nickname: E
My favorite TV show is: Law & Order
My favorite musician is: Tupac Shakur
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Dancing with the Stars, just to prove I could do it
My favorite athlete: Josh Duell
The best thing about Siena basketball: The family atmosphere
My superstitions are: Wearing pink socks on the day of the game
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Baseball
My favorite class at Siena is: Military science
If I didn't play basketball, I would: Play baseball
The funniest members of the team are: Ronald and Ryan
Coach McCaffery's best attribute is: His honesty
My favorite Siena basketball moment has been: The MAAC Championship win over Rider
If I could meet anyone in the world, who would it be? Barack Obama because I want to pick his brain
My favorite Ice Cream: Cookies 'N Cream