2010-11 Men's Basketball
Ayron Hardy
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Ayron Hardy
No.: 10
Pos.: F
Cl.: Sr.
Ht.: 6-5
Wt.: 215
Hometown (Last School): Birmingham, Ala. (Huffman)
Rosters: 2010-11 Men's Basketball
- 2010 Preseason Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team
- 2009 Atlantic Sun Conference Defensive“Player of the Year”
- 2008 Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman Team

2009-10: Stared all 33 games as a junior...finished third on the team in scoring (9.0 ppg), second on the team in rebounding (5.6 rpg) and tied for the team lead in steals (2.0 spg)…scored in double figures 16 times, posting a career-high 20 against Lipscomb on Jan. 14…he hit 8-of-10 from the floor, 3-of-3 from behind the arc while dishing out five assists and two steals…had five straight games in double figures in the last six games of the regular season, with the best outing being 19 points on Feb. 13…had three games with multiple 3-pointers…scored in double figures for both NIT games, with 11 points and eight rebounds in the upset win over Arizona State – including a steal in the final minute en route to four steals…had a career-high seven steals in the season finale against ETSU on Feb. 27…scored 16 points against #13 Florida with six rebounds on Dec. 4…had 16 points and six assists with eight rebounds against Buffalo on Dec. 29.

2008-09: Started 31 games as a sophomore...named A-Sun Defensive “Player of the Year” as he was the only player ranked in the top 15 in rebounds, steals and blocks in the league...finished third on the team in scoring (10.1 ppg) and rebounds (5.3 rpg)...led the team and A-Sun in field goal percentage, hitting 60.6 percent of his shots from the floor - which ranks sixth on the school’s single-season list...scored in double figures 19 times, putting up a season-high 18 points against Mercer (Jan. 9)...had 16 points in JU’s win over Troy (Dec. 29)...led the Dolphins with 28 blocks and was second on the team in steals with 52...had a career-best four blocks at Mercer (Feb. 7)...dished out six assists to go along with 12 points and six rebounds against Kennesaw State (Jan. 11)...had five steals with 11 points against Stetson (Feb. 23)...hit 3-of-3 from behind the arc with five assists and three steals at USC Upstate (Jan. 5)...had 10 points and eight rebounds in JU’s win over Belmont in A-Sun opener (Dec. 4)...had 11 points in the A-Sun championship game against ETSU.

2007-08: Started all 31 games as a true freshman en route to earning A-Sun all-freshmen team honors…scored in double figures nine times, recording one double-double – a 14- point, 15 rebound performance against Stetson (Jan. 3)…had three double-digit rebounding performances, including 12 in the A-Sun semifinals against Gardner-Webb (March 7)…led the team in blocks with 27 and ranked in the top 10 in the conference…his 37 steals ranked second on the team…had at least two blocks in a game seven times, with a season-high of five coming against Concordia (Nov. 17)…hit the game-winning jump shot as time expired at Savannah State (Jan. 15) for a 65-64 victory… had at least five rebounds in a game 15 times.

High School: Started three years at Huffman High School…led team to a 67-25 record during his career…named team Defensive “Player of the Year” all three seasons…named team MVP and Offensive “Player of the Year”his senior season after averaging 15 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals per game…earned all-metro team honors after averaging 12 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals his junior season…earned all-metro team honorable mention after averaging 10 points, three rebounds, two assists and three steals his sophomore season.

Personal: Born December 24, 1988, in Birmingham, Ala…son of Rennie and Sonya Hardy…father, Rennie played basketball at Birmingham Southern…majoring in business administration.