10  Ronny Dawn
Ronny Dawn
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ft. Thomas, KY

High School:
Newport Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 190

Position:
G

Junior Season
Played in all 29 games and started in 20, including the last ten...averaged 8.5 points, 1.8 rebounds, and 1.1 assists per game...led the team in three-point field goals made (2.1/game), attempted (5.2/game), and percentage (39.5%)...had his best performance of the season in Cincinnati against Kentucky, where he tied a Wildcat opponent record for made threes (seven)...set a career high for points (23), three-pointers made in a game (7), and field goals made in a game (8)...scored 20 points in a win at Radford on December 4th on 6-of-12 shooting, with five of those baskets coming from beyond the arc...scored in double-digits in 11 games...made a career-high five free throws against Morehead State on November 29th...tied a career-high in rebounds with five at Central Michigan...scored 12 big points at Ohio on February 29th in route to a Herd win.

Sophomore Season
Played in 29 games and started one...averaged 5.4 points, 1.5 assists, and 1.1 rebounds per game...scored a season-high 11 points on four occasions (Radford, Central Michigan, at Kent State, at Ball State)...made a season-high four field goals at Ball State on January 28th...played a season-high 31 minutes against Western Michigan in Huntington...tallied a season-best five assists twice (at Niagara, at Ball State)...was 25-of-35 at the charity stripe in 2002-03...had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.2 in his sophomore campaign...

Freshman Season
Played more minutes as a true freshman than any other underclassman on the team in 2002-03 ... shot 43% from three-point range (second on the team to Ronald Blackshear) to help Marshall lead the nation in that statistical category ... saw action in all 30 games and earned 19 starts ... averaged 6.2 points and 2.3 assists per game ... Named the Mid-American Conference East Division Player of the week after scoring 21 points and leading Marshall to a 77-73 conference road win at Western Michigan ... scored 18 points at home versus Kent State ... averaged double-figures scoring through January ... ranked among the top five in the MAC in assist to turnover ratio for much of the season ... recorded seven assists in Marshall's win at Winthrop ... recorded four or more assists nine times ... finished the year with a 1.7 assist to turnover ratio ... played all 40 minutes in games at Miami, Winthrop and Kentucky.

Prior to Marshall
A two-time All-State selection in Kentucky... averaged 21 points per game as a senior ... averaged 22 points and 4 rebounds per game as a junior ... led Newport Central Catholic to a 9th Region championship and a berth in Kentucky's "Sweet 16" in Lexington as a junior ... named The Cincinnati Enquirer's Northern Kentucky Player of the Year ... also named Second-Team All-State and MVP in the Kentucky All "A" Classic ... coached by his father Ron Dawn ... chose Marshall over Xavier, Tennessee, Marquette, Eastern Kentucky, Western Kentucky, Akron and Iowa State.

Personal
Son of Ron & Patty Dawn ... his father played basketball at Thomas Moore College ... born Feb. 2, 1983 ... majoring in business.