Sheckler MCC Player of Week

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2004-12-14
 Huntington College freshman, Doug Sheckler, was named the Mid-Central Conference Player of the Week for the week of December 6-12. Sheckler, an Indiana All-Star from Columbia City, Indiana (Columbia City High School), helped the Foresters stay unbeaten in Mid-Central Conference play with his timely shooting in both of Huntington’s games this week. In the Foresters’ 75-66 win over Grace College, Sheckler came off the bench to score a career-high 29 points on 9-14 shooting, including 3-6 from behind the arc and 8-8 from the line. Sheckler again was a catalyst for the Forester offense in their 71-65 victory over the University of St. Francis (IL). He scored 10 of his 14 points in the final 13 minutes of the game to help the Foresters pick up their fifth win in a row. For the week, Sheckler averaged 21.5 points and six rebounds on 61% shooting (14-23). He also went 3-7 from behind the arc (43%) and was 12-14 from the line (86%).
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