Posted On: 10/19/21 9:02 PM

When it comes down to college recruiting, finding the best fit both on and off the court is paramount for some young student-athletes. That’s certainly been the case for Benjamin Cheung Benjamin Cheung 6'4" | SG Valley Catholic | 2022 State OR . The shifty 6-foot-3, 175-pound wing from Valley Catholic has been ultra-busy with his recruitment these past couple of months, visiting college campuses all over the US while talking to coaches and participating in camps. It’s all starting to paid off as Cheung recently received his first college roster spot offer.

Last weekend while on a visit to Occidental, Cheung heard the magic words he’d been waiting to hear. "I was happy and really thankful that a coach took a chance on me," Cheung said. "I know how hard it is to play in college itself and for a coach to say that we’ll offer you a roster spot for next season, me and my dad were extremely happy. We were really proud of the work I put in and it was like everything coming together at once. It just motivates and inspires me to work even harder."

Cheung described a detailed trip to Occidental where the coaching staff actually met with him first to present the roster

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