2009-10: Sharp-shooting senior who has excellent ball-handling skills and will play a key role in the offensive schemes ... An import from the Netherlands who is mentioned as a possible all-conference selection in many preseason magazines.
2008-09: An All-Academic Pac-10 Conference selection ... An honorable mention All Pac-10 Conference selection ... Played in all 36 contests, starting 33 as a junior ... Averaged 30.3 minutes, 10.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game ... Was named Most Valuable Player of the College Basketball Invitational after averaging 13.7 points, 6.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists in six games ... Named Pac-10 Conference Player of the Week for his performance against Cal and Stanford ... In the victories, Schaftenaar averaged 20.0 points, 5.0 assists and 2.0 steals as he turned in an impressive 10-to-1 assist to turnover ratio ... In the win at home against Stanford, set a career-high with 26 points, going 8-for-11 from the field ... Finished the season with 17 double digit performances and three 20-plus double figure performances ... Scored 18 points, including the game-tying three-pointer that sent the game into overtime, and had seven rebounds and six assists in the home win against USC ... Blocked a career high three shots against Montana State and against California ... Set a career-high with seven assists in the CBI championship clinching victory over UTEP ... Recorded at least five assists on 13 occasions ... Ranked among league leaders in conference games in several categories: seventh with a 1.6 assist-to-turnover ratio, fifth at 0.9 blocks per game, tied for 10th with 1.1 steals per game and 10th with 3.5 assists per contest.
2007-08: An All-Academic Pac-10 Conference selection ... Played in all 31 contests on the season while making 17 starts ... Averaged 19.2 points, 4.6 points and 4.1 rebounds per contest ... Led the team in field goal percentage ... Recorded a season and career high 15 points in a win against Portland ... Played a season and career high 34 minutes and recorded a season and career high five steals against Iowa State ... In the game against Iowa State, recorded his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds ... Recorded a season high three assists in a win against USC Upstate at the Top of the World Classic in Alaska ... During a stretch in late November to early December, scored in double figures in three of four contests ... Scored 11 points against Tennessee Tech along with a 14-point effort at LSU ... Posted a career-high 12 rebounds against Idaho State ... Ranked second on the team with 15 blocks on the year ... Went 3-of-4 from the field with seven points against USC.
2006-07: Showed great promise as a freshman, playing in 28 games (starting three) while averaging 12.1 minutes, 3.2 points and 2.2 rebounds ... Made his first career start and saw his first extended action at Northern Colorado, getting five points, two rebounds and two blocked shots in 18 minutes ... Went 5-for-5 from the field with two three-pointers en route to a season-high 12 points vs. Mercer ... Had a stretch of nine consecutive field goals made over the Howard, Mercer and USC games ... Made his second career start vs. Stanford and played a season-high 31 minutes ... Started again at UCLA and had seven rebounds ... Scored 10 points at California with season highs of eight rebounds and four assists ... Helped spark both of OSU's wins over Arizona State with his rebounding and defense.
THE NETHERLANDS Was the leading player on the Dutch U-18 National Team during summer 2006, which came in 14th place at the European "B" Championships in Romania ... He averaged 13.5 points and 10.5 rebounds, both team highs, in eight games ... His U-18 team finished sixth at the 2005 European "B" Championships in Slovakia ... Was on the Dutch U-16 team that finished fifth at the 2004 European "B" Championships in England ... His national team coach, Ben Ponsioen, helped develop fellow Dutchmen Rik Smits, Dan Gadzuric and Francisco Elson.
CLUB TEAMS Most recently played at the club level with the Demon Astronauts in the national U-21 league, which won the 2005-06 league championship and the Dutch Cup ... He averaged 18 points, 12 rebounds and four assists ... Took part in the NBA's Basketball Without Borders Camp in Italy and the adidas Super Stars camp in Germany, both of which were invitation-only camps for the most elite players in Europe.
PERSONAL Born in Utrecht, Netherlands ... His name is pronounced RUE-land SHOFF-ten-arr ... Son of Albertien Gaastra and Philip Schaftenaar ... His father (who stands 7-foot-2) was a top Dutch basketball player in the 1970s ... His mother was a standout high jumper for the Netherlands ... Has two brothers, Frank and Olaf ... Majoring in international business ... Graduated high school from Gerrit Rietveld College in Amsterdam in 2006 ... Enjoys playing other sports and video games ... Chose Oregon State because "I heard a lot of good things about Oregon State, and I like the mentality of the program."