One of three seniors on the squad, Forehan-Kelly provides veteran leadership for the Bears ... can play either shooting guard or small forward ... a former walk-on who earned a scholarship before the start of the 2000-01 season ... one of the top three-point threats in the Pac-10 ... his career three-point rate of 42.5 percent ranks second all-time at Cal ... started 32 games during his career ... plays with a high level of intensity and aggressiveness ... received Cal's Top Defensive Player Award the last two seasons ... an intelligent player who rarely turns the ball over and had a better than 3-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio last season ... earned first team Pac-10 All-Academic honors as a junior.
As a Junior in 2000-01: Forehan-Kelly started 21 consecutive games from Dec. 2 through Feb. 17 ... ranked seventh in the Pac-10 in three-point shooting (41.8%) ... also finished among the league leaders in steals (10th, 1.22 spg) ... started the year by scoring 10 points vs. Mississippi State and a team-high 13 points at Texas in the Preseason NIT ... over his first four games, shot 11-for-20 from the floor (55.0%) and 7-for-13 from three-point range (53.8%) ... tallied 16 points against Albany Dec. 11 ... had a good all-around game vs. Coppin State with 13 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals ... scored 17 points against Yale, making 5-of-6 three-point attempts ... opened Pac-10 play with a 16-point effort at Arizona (6-9 FG, 4-6 3P) ... scored only four points at Arizona State Jan. 6, but had four rebounds and four steals against the Sun Devils ... played a key role in Cal's win over South Florida with 11 points, five rebounds and three assists ... paced Cal in scoring in the Bears' 92-63 victory over UCLA with 16 points (6-9 FG, 4-6 3P) ... had eight points off the bench at UCLA March 1 ... set a season high with 18 points (7-9 FG, 4-5 3P) against Arizona State March 8 ... had 12 games with at least three assists and 18 games with no turnovers ... recipient of Cal's Top Defensive Player Award.
As a Sophomore in 1999-00: Forehan-Kelly became a key contributor to Cal's success, starting at the midway point of the season ... averaged just 7.2 minutes and scored a total of 12 points through Cal's first 15 games ... had a breakout game at Oregon State Jan. 15 when he tallied a team-best 17 points (6-7 FG, 4-5 3P, 1-2 FT) and added four rebounds, two assists and two steals in Corvallis ... that performance earned him a place in the starting lineup the next four games ... after starting two more games at Washington and Washington State in late February, started the final five games of the year ... had 11 points and 6 boards at Arizona State and a career-best 20 points (7-9 FG, 6-8 3P) and 7 rebounds at Arizona ... the 6 three-pointers just missed the school record of seven held by Jason Kidd (1994) and Ryan Drew (1990) ... after Jan. 15, averaged 6.0 ppg and 21.4 minutes ... suffered a mild shoulder sprain late in Cal's home game against Oregon State and sat out the Feb. 12 Oregon contest ... in Cal's home game against USC March 4, made a key four-point play (three-pointer plus foul shot) when the Bears were leading just 67-66 late in the contest ... shot an even 50 percent from the floor and a team-high 45.3 percent from three-point range (24-53) ... the three-point percentage ranks third on Cal's season chart and was the best for any Cal player since Bill Elleby made 46.4 percent of his long-range attempts in 1992 ... was even more accurate in Pac-10 games, making 55.2 percent from the floor and 51.4 percent from three-point land (19-37).
As a Freshman in 1998-99: Saw action in 10 games during the year ... his biggest moment came in Cal's 78-73 win over Arizona State Feb. 27 when he came off the bench and sank two free throws with just 22.7 seconds left and the Bears clinging to a 70-68 lead ... played one minute in Cal's NIT semifinal victory over Oregon.
High School: Forehan-Kelly earned first team all-league honors as a senior at Santa Margarita HS ... helped team to the Division II state title in 1998 ... also won the team's Interscholastic Award ... as a junior, voted second team all-league ... played both football and baseball his freshman year.
Personal: Ryan Michael Forehan-Kelly ... born Jan. 14, 1980 in Long Beach, CA ... parents are Michael Kelly and Lissa Forehan ... one of three former walk-ons under head coach Ben Braun to earn a scholarship, joining Robbie Jones and Morgan Lingle ... younger brother, Tashaan, is a freshman walk-on this season ... considered attending USC, UC Riverside and Cal Poly Pomona before enrolling at Cal ... social welfare major.