Lake Forest College Sports Information
March 1, 2007
Contact: Mike Wajerski, SID

Patrick Hanley Named Forester Athlete of the Week
Sophomore helped lead team to MWC Tournament final

Patrick Hanley
LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Lake Forest College men’s basketball player Patrick Hanley (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield) was named Forester Athlete of the Week Thursday (March 1) for his performance in the Foresters’ two Midwest Conference Tournament games the previous weekend (February 23-25).

Hanley, a sophomore forward, nearly recorded a triple-double in Lake Forest’s 94-79 victory over host and league champion Grinnell College Friday night. He recorded career-highs with 25 points and eight assists in the contest and added nine rebounds in 36 minutes of play.

The Foresters fell 80-71 to Carroll College in Sunday afternoon’s tournament final. Hanley scored 14 points in the game before leaving the contest with an injury near the middle of the second half.

Hanley finished third on the team in scoring and second in rebounding this season with 10.5 points and 6.8 boards per contest. He led the squad with 68 assists in 25 games.

Forester Athletes of the Week are selected by the Athletic Department on Thursdays. Hanley also earned the award on December 7.

Other Forester Athletes of the Week