11-12 Virginia Wesleyan Marlins
Chris Astorga

11 - Chris Astorga

Height: 6-5
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Suffolk, Va.
High School: Virginia Beach Cape Henry Collegiate
Position: Forward
Major: Business (Marketing)
  • Selected Virginia Wesleyan over Winthrop College, East Carolina University, Old Dominion University, Radford University, and Liberty University

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Academic Dean's Scholarship recipient

Prep Accolades

  • 2009 Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools Most Valuable Player
  • All-conference honoree
  • Averaged 18 ponts, six rebounds, three assists for a 21-9 Cape Henry team

Personal

  • Son of Tanya and Mario Astorga; parents attended Norfolk State University
  • Has one brother, Orlando
  • Enjoys the music of Lil Wayne and spending vacation time in Brazil
  • Favorites include the book "Speak," the movie "He Got Game," and the TV series "Fresh Prince"
  • A fan of professional basketball player Carmelo Anthony