Doug Espenson Named MIAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Posted on December 8th, 2004 by

Doug Espenson

Doug Espenson


Espenson brings the ball up the floor against Concordia last Saturday.

Espenson brings the ball up the floor against Concordia last Saturday.

Gustavus Adolphus College senior wing Doug Espenson (Mankato, Minn./Mankato East HS) averaged 18.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game as the Gusties claimed convincing wins over Hamline (91-60) and Concordia (80-57) last week. Espenson put on a shooting display in the two games as he made 13-of-21 field goal attempts (.619) and 7-of-12 three-point attempts (.583). Against Hamline, Espenson scored 17 points, grabbed five rebounds, dished off two assists, blocked one shot and recorded two steals. He was 6-of-11 from the field and 3-of-5 from behind the arc. Against Concordia, Espenson scored 19 points, while also grabbing six rebounds and recording four assists, and two steals. He made 7-of-10 from the field and 4-of-5 from behind the arc. Espenson leads the Gusties in scoring averaging 20.4 points per game. Gustavus is currently 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC.

 

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