|Lake Forest College Sports Information
December 3rd, 2000
Contact: Scott Rucker, SID
Lee Taylor Named
Midwest Conference Player of the Week
Tuesday (November 28th), in Lake Forest's 85-67 victory at the University of Chicago, Taylor scored 18 points, had 5 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals. He shot 6 of 8 from the field (1 of 2 from 3-point range) and made 5 of 6 free throws. Chicago came into the game as the 5th-ranked team in the nation and had won 38 straight games at home, the longest active streak in Division III.
In his team's 133-110 win at home against Grinnell on Saturday (December 2nd), Taylor scored 17 points, had five rebounds and dished out a career-high 13 assists. He was 5 of 6 from the field and 7 of 11 from the line. The 133 points are a new school record for points in a game.
On the week he averaged 17.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 9.5 assists and 1.5 steals per game. He shot 11 of 14 from the field (78.6%), 1 of 2 from 3-point range and 12 of 17 from the line.
The MWC Sports Information Directors select the league's Players of the Week.