5 Kristaan Ivory
5 - Kristaan Ivory
Height: 5-9
Weight: 200
Year: Jr
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Cathedral HS
Position: SB
Experience: 2V

Expected to fill the shoes of Deonte Williams at slotback this fall ... named to the College Football Performance Awards watch list for running backs.

2012 -- A stellar sophomore season, rushing for 728 yards and eight touchdowns as a backup to both Deonte Williams and Cole Stanford at slotback ... earned first 100-yard game as a Mustang with exactly 100 yards on 19 carries in Big Sky Conference title-clinching win at Northern Arizona ... scored twice in that game as well as against Northern Colorado ... rushed for 70 or more yards six times, including 94 yards at Eastern Washington ... longest run of season was a 46-yarder in playoff game at Sam Houston State ... caught six passes for 49 yards and two scores -- one each against Wyoming (5 yards) and Weber State (30 yards) ... also completed two of three halfback passes for 61 yards ... hit Brandon Michalkiewicz with a 30-yard pass against UC Davis and Willie Tucker with a 31-yarder against Eastern Washington ... returned nine kickoffs 194 yards, averaging 21.6 yards per return ... longest kickoff return was 31 yards against Weber State ... recovered a Portland State fumble on a punt return ... rushed five times for 23 yards and caught three passes for eight yards in 2013 Spring Game.

2011 -- As a true freshman, played in all 11 games, primarily on special teams ... rushed twice for 12 yards against North Dakota, including a 10-yard scamper for a first down in fourth quarter ... also caught one pass for eight yards in South Dakota contest, setting up touchdown run by Andre Broadous in fourth quarter ... also attempted a halfback pass to Willie Tucker, but it fell incomplete ... notched eight total tackles, including three in South Dakota State game ... rushed eight times for 17 yards in 2012 Spring Game ... also caught one pass.

High School -- Ivory rushed for 2,059 yards, caught 95 passes and made 263 tackles in three varsity seasons under head coach Kevin Pearson at Cathedral High School in Los Angeles ... earned first-team All-Mission League and team MVP honors in his senior season, rushing for 324 yards (8.8 average per carry) and five touchdowns and catching 54 passes for 615 yards and three scores, including a 10-reception game against Chaminade ... a team captain, he also make 111 tackles (53 solo), including 25 against Serra, along with nine pass breakups, two sacks, one fumble recovery and an interception which he returned 35 yards for a touchdown against West Adams Prep ... Phantoms were 5-5 overall and 1-4 in their first season in the Mission League ... as a junior in the Del Rey League, Ivory rushed for 956 yards and 12 touchdowns, caught 32 passes for 338 yards and three scores and made 68 tackles, intercepting two passes and breaking up eight others ... returned a kickoff 73 yards for a touchdown against Pioneer Valley ... was team defensive MVP and an all-league linebacker and running back as a junior ... his sophomore-year statistics include 779 yards and five touchdowns rushing, nine catches for 96 yards and two scores and 84 total tackles, including 17 against Harvard-Westlake ... also had six sacks and four interceptions, one of them returned 61 yards for a touchdown ... also competed in track and field, claiming the 2010 Del Rey League shot put title with a mark of 48 feet, 10 inches ... a four-year scholar-athlete, Honor Roll member, earned academic honors in mathematics, history and English and was a four-year varsity starter and three-time team MVP in football ... visited Cornell before choosing Cal Poly because of its good academics and athletics program.

Personal -- Son of Roosevelt Ivory and Wendy Cole ... one brother, Kellen, and one sister, Kaiulani ... lists movies, girls and hanging out with friends as hobbies ... ran on Team USA’s track and field team in eighth grade ... born April 28, 1993, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... majors in business administration.