|Lake Forest College Sports Information
February 28, 2007
Contact: Mike Wajerski, SID
Brad Wehner and Laird Walker Named All-MWC,
Conger Coach of the Year
Wehner, a senior forward, team captain, and the only returning starter from the 2005-06 campaign, ranked second on the squad with 11.2 points per game and 65 assists on the season. He was Lake Forests most prolific shooter from beyond the arc with 48 three-pointers on the year. Wehners three-pointer with 15 seconds left provided the final points in the Foresters 80-79 victory over eventual league champion Grinnell College on January 6 and his basket with four seconds to play was the difference in Lake Forests 72-70 triumph at Carroll College on January 19.
Conger was named the leagues Coach of the Year for the third time in his career. He also earned the award following the 1997-98 and 1999-00 seasons. Conger led his Foresters to a 15-10 overall record and 10-6 mark in conference play after graduating six players that accounted for 70 percent of the teams total time on the court the year before. Lake Forests appearance in this years MWC Tournament final was the first in team history.