Andoni Echaniz 

Frontcourt 
6'0" 190 lbs. 
Eyes: Blue

Hair: Brown

Born November 2, 1975 
Markina, Spain 

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"#24 ARRIAGA"
 

Highlights


Career Statistics at Dania Jai-Alai
Year (season)  Games 
Played 
Win  Place  Show  Win 
% in 
Money 
2011/12 winter 828 86 108 100 .104 .355
2011 summer 645 81 70 77 .126 .353
2010/11 winter 720 89 87 99 .124 .382
2010 summer 578 82 75 66 .142 .386
2009/10 winter 877 *142 113 107 .162 .413
2009 summer 878 *166 143 110 .189 .477
2008/09 winter 824 118 90 109 .143 .385
2008 summer 343 61 51 42 .178 .449
2007/08 winter 605 95 98 74 .157 .441
2007 summer 596 89 79 78 .149 .413
2006/07 winter 1028 *195 148 133 .190 .463
2006 summer 745 102 94 93 .137 .388
2005/06 winter 594 113 78 67 .190 .434
2005 summer 946 *195 117 113 .206 .449
2004/05 winter 999 *188 131 112 .188 .431
2004 summer 486 63 54 71 .130 .387
2003/04 winter 779 110 109 95 .141 .403
2003 summer 214 30 23 31 .140 .393
2002/03 winter 859 131* 129 108 .153 .428
2002 summer 249 43 39 26 .173 .434
2001/02 winter 703 128 82 83 .182 .417
2001 summer 438 70 53 45 .160 .384
2000/01 winter 756 161* 88 92 .213 .451
2000 summer 275 37 45 30 .135 .407
1999/00 winter 1065 219* 129 116 .206 .436
1999 summer 428 78 44 43 .182 .386
1998/99 winter 1000 178* 121 114 .178 .413
1998 summer 632 89 90 70 .141 .331
1997/98 winter 1061 166* 144 124 .156 .409
1997 summer  323  66  41  34  .204  .437 
1996/97 winter  1257  *214  165  152  .170  .422 
1996 summer  303  34  37  39  .112  .363 
1995-96 winter  799  123  107  98  .154  .411 
1995 summer  748  *123  95  93  .164  .416 
Link to Current Season Statistics 
* Denotes top ten in wins.


Personal Q&A

Languages: Spanish, Basque, English
Favorite Movies:  The Fugitive and the River Wild 
Favorite TV Shows:  MTV and ESPN 
Favorite Performers:  Kevin Costner, and Tommy Lee Jones 
Hobbies:  Soccer and Hunting 
Favorite Food:  Steak and eggs 
Favorite Sports Star:  Miguel Indurain 
Favorite Childhood Memory:  Being in my highschool 
Proudest Moment:  Winning Most Wins at Bridgeport Jai-Alai 
Most Embarrassing Moment:  My first kiss with my girlfriend 
Age I Began Playing Jai-Alai:  11 
Relatives Who Play Jai-Alai:  None 
Strongest Part of My Game:  Right side 
Weakest Part of My Game:  Costado
If I Weren't Playing Jai-Alai I Would Like to Be:  A soccer player 
What I Enjoy Most About Playing Jai-Alai:  Winning and playing well 
My Fantasy Is:  To play in a world championship and win 
Major Accomplishments:  Playing at Dania Jai-Alai 
I'd Give Anything to Meet:  God 
Superstitions:  None 
My Friends Like Me Because:  I am sincere and funny 
When People Meet Me They Think:  I'm not a funny person 
If I've Learned One Thing In Life It's:  To respect my parents and love all of my family 
I've Never Been Able To:  Give all of the money in the world to my parents 
If I Could Do It Over, I Would:  Still be a jai-alai player 
My Most Irrational Act:  Driving my car without a license 
The Worst Part of My Job Is:  That I'm far away from my family 
I Can't Stand When:  Other players while on the court making fun of me for something 
Best Advice My Parents Ever Gave Me:  Never cheat and just ask for what you want because you will probably get it 
Nobody Knows I'm:  Sentimental 
Nobody Knows I:  Am shy 
I'm Better Than Anyone Else When It Comes To:  Inventing a lie or joking about it 
Nobody Would Believe It If They Saw Me:  Smoking 
Behind My Back, My Friends Say:  Nothing bad I don't think 


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