Lindner named Patriot League Rookie of the week
Leopards hold off Mountain Hawks 77-71
Leopards (0-1) welcome Robert Morris (1-0) to Kirby Sports Center
Selected to the 2000-01 Preaseason All-Patriot League squad?named to the 1999 Patriot League All-Tournament Team.
An excellent ballhandler who has been Lafayette?s starting point guard since his freshman season?a starting point for the offense who gets the other four players involved with penetrating dribbles and kick out passes?will be looked to for more scoring as a senior?can stick the three-pointer if left alone?will serve as captain.
Scored in double figures in 11 games? collected 11 points vs. Navy (3/10) in the P.L. Tournament Final and was named to the all-tournament team?dropped in 14 points, including four three?s vs. Lehigh (3/5) in the Patriot League Tournament Semifinal?collected 13 points at Bucknell (2/27)?scored 13 points, including three three-pointers vs. Colgate (2/23)?dropped in 11 points, including three three-pointers vs. Army (2/16)?scored the first eight points of the game vs. Lehigh (1/26) and finished with 13 points?went 8-10 from the line in the second half against Navy (1/16), to seal the game?scored 15 points, 12 on three-pointers, all in the second half at Penn (1/11)?passed for five assists at Princeton (1/8)?lit up Delaware Valley (1/5) for 18 points that included four three?s, while also managing five steals and four assists?dished out five assists at Georgia Tech (1/2)?scored 11 points and passed for five assists against Gettysburg (12/21)?hit for 15 points and passed for a season-high seven assists vs. St. Peter?s (12/11)?knocked down 13 points, passed for five assists and grabbed five rebounds vs. Cornell (11/29)?passed for six assists at Howard (12/1).
Named to Patriot League All-Tournament team following a 15-point, 8-assist night in the title game versus Bucknell (3/5)?hit for a career-high 16 points, including three treys in semifinal win over Colgate (2/28)? knocked down 15 points at Army (2/10)?put up a team-high 15 points, including three three-pointers at Holy Cross (2/6)?scored 12 points versus Navy (2/3) ?picked the Bison of a career-high six steals off the bench at Bucknell (1/27)?hit for eight points at Rutgers (1/25), including a pair of three?s?went a perfect 6-6 from the field, including hitting four of four three-pointers on his way to a season-high 16 points at Cornell (1/18)?pulled down a season-high six rebounds versus Army (1/16)?dished six assists vs. Holy Cross (1/13)?hit key three-pointer to stop late run and finish with 13 points in win at Navy (1/9)?scored 14 points, including three three-pointers at St. Peter?s (11/29)? passed for a career-high nine assists at Towson (12/22)?scored 12 points, passed for three assists and grabbed five boards at Columbia (12/10).
Earned the starting position at point guard at the start of the season for the Leopards?missed two games with mono?started 21 of the 26 contests he played in, inlcuding the final 12 games?led the team with 42 steals?scored a career-high 17 points vs. Colgate in the league semifinals?knocked down five three?s ?handed out a then career-high seven assists at Army?scored a then career-high 11 points vs. Brown?netted 10 points, including two three?s vs. Bucknell?scored seven points, grabbed six rebounds, and dished out four assists at Colgate?scored 10 points at Pitt on four-of-seven shooting? grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at Penn.
The all-time leading scorer at Camden Catholic, Bieg scored 1,503 points during his career?averaged 15.4 points and 3.0 assists per game his senior season?lettered for four years helping Camden Catholic to two South Jersey Championships and one conference championship?led the Irish to a 91-16 record in four seasons of varsity action under head coach Jim Crawford? connected on 122 three-pointers during his career?was a three-time All-Parochial and All-Conference selection?named to the All-South Jersey First-Team following his senior season, as well as the Philadelphia Inquirer and Courier Post First-Teams? also a member of the baseball team, batting .463 with six home runs as a junior.
Full Name: Timothy Rory Bieg
Birthdate: January 1, 1979
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Parents: Bernard and Barbara Bieg
I chose Lafayette because: Good academics and basketball
Where do you see yourself in five years: I hope to be in law school
The best advice I ever received was: Relax
The best thing about Lafayette is: Small school environment
I would entitle my autobiography: Relax
The best book I have ever read is: The Legend of Bagger Vance
My hero growing up was: My dad
Before leaving Lafayette I want to: Win another Championship
My pre-game routine: Doing nothing routine
My Sports Center Highlight would be: Beating Penn
My best basketball moment was: Making it to the NCAA Tournament
If I could play in any arena, it would be:Old Boston Garden
If I didn?t play basketball, I would: Play basketball
If I could invite three people to dinner from all of history it would be: JFK, Knute Rockne, and Napoleon
The place I would most like to visit: Scotland
Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld
Favorite Food: TV Dinner
Favorite Car: Mercedes
Favorite NBA Team: Bulls
Favorite Player: Michael Jordan