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Ben Wheeler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Herndon, Va.

High School:
Chantilly

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 187

Position:
Guard

Major:
Economics & Business

Ben Wheeler

General: Will serve as team co-captain for the 2010-11 season along with fellow senior Jared Mintz...one of four returning starters...long guard who can get to the hoop, but is also very comfortable from the perimeter...excellent passer.

2009-10: Started 22 of 32 games in the Leopards' three-guard rotation...averaged 4.3 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game...maintained a 1.6 assist/turnover ratio...scored seven points in the Patriot League championship game at Lehigh (3/12)...grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against Holy Cross (3/7) in the Patriot League Tournament Semifinal...netted nine points and grabbed four rebounds at American (2/27)...contributed nine points at Army (2/24)...dropped in seven points at Lehigh (1/23)...registered seven points, five assists and seven boards at Navy (1/16)...scored nine points and had three assists at Colgate (1/13)...had five assists and a career-high three steals against Holy Cross (1/9)...contributed six points in a win over Columbia (1/6)...hit for eight points at St. Francis (N.Y.) (12/22)...scored six points against LIU (12/12)...started first game of the season against Fairleigh Dickinson (12/9)...scored five points at Princeton (12/6)...brought down four rebounds against St. Peter's (11/30)...played 15 minutes at Georgetown (11/28) with six points...scored seven points in 11 minutes at NJIT (11/21).

2008-09: Started 13 games and was one of four players to participate in all 30 games...averaged 2.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game...maintained a 1.2 assist/turnover ratio...brought down five boards in win vs. Bucknell (2/18)...grabbed seven boards and blocked first shot of career vs. Lehigh (1/24)...sank two threes and added three rebounds against Bucknell...drained a trey with one second left in first half to boost Lafayette to a five-point halftime lead in win against Navy (1/17)...scored seven points on 3-of-3 night off bench vs. Mount St. Mary's (1/2)...dished out career-high six assists against CCSU (11/30)...grabbed six rebounds against Temple (11/21)...scored eight points and added three assists in 15 minutes off the bench against Wagner (11/14).

2007-08: Played in 16 games his first season, despite battling through back injuries...first collegiate action came against NJIT (12/3) with two points, two rebounds and two assists...saw limited game action at Rutgers (12/5) and at Columbia (12/8)...played four minutes at Towson (12/19) and scored three points...scored five points in seven minutes at Pittsburgh (1/2)...had two steals in four minutes at Mississippi State (1/5)...had two assists against Holy Cross (1/12)...compiled five points, three rebounds and three assists at Navy (1/19).

High School: Averaged 18 points, five assists per game and four rebounds per game at Chantilly...selected to participate in the Capital Classic Suburban Game...named to the Northern Region All-Tournament Team...garnered first team all-district and earned second team all-region accolades during his senior year.

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