News Releases 2009

LETU Junior Forward Vanwright Captures Second ASC East

Mon, Feb 2 2009

LeTourneau University’s junior forward Dale Vanwright has been chosen as the American Southwest Conference East Division Player of the Week for January 27-31, the conference office announced on Monday.  This is the second time this season that Vanwright has earned the honor. 
Vanwright guided the Jackets to a 2-0 record last week over rivals ETBU and UT-Tyler.  He averaged 24.5 points and 4.5 rebounds over the two-game span, and shot .600 from beyond the arc.  Against ETBU he recorded 30 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, and in the victory over UT-Tyler he scored 19 points in just 21 minutes of action. 
Vanwright currently ranks second in the ASC in both scoring with 19.2 point per game and in 3-point percentage at .538.  In addition, he also is among the league’s top leaders in rebounds, steals, offensive rebounds, and 3-point field goals made.