|Lake Forest College Sports Information
February 17, 2004
Contact: Mike Wajerski, SID
Named MWC Performer of the Week
On Wednesday (February 11), Beckford scored 19 points and pulled down a game-high nine rebounds in a 77-66 victory at home over Illinois College. He shot 6-for-8 from the field and 7-for-8 from the free throw line in 33 minutes of play.
Beckford tied an NCAA Division III single-game record by connecting on 18 field goals without a miss in Saturday’s 109-88 victory over Grinnell College. Eight of his shots were dunks and he added five free throws to finish with a career-high 41 points. The sophomore also pulled down seven rebounds and added a pair of assists.
In the two games combined Beckford shot 92.3% (24-of-26) from the field and 75% (12-of-16) from the line while averaging 30.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per contest. He leads the team this year with 17.1 points and 8.7 rebounds per game and is shooting a team-best 62.9% from the field.
Midwest Conference Performers of the Week are selected by the league’s
sports information directors.