Matt Bender Selected as UT Athlete of the Week

Lancers Junior Matt Bender was selected by the San Diego Union-Tribune as one of their 5 athletes of the week today for his performance on the court last week, helping lead the Lancers to the CIF San Diego Section Division 2 Championship.

After helping take down Otay Ranch in the semifinals by notching 26 points and 12 rebounds, Matt followed up that performance in the championshp game with his 3rd straight double-double of the playoffs, pouring in 23 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to help the Lancers pull away for the victory.

You can catch Matt and the rest of the Lancers in action tonight, March 7th, when they will host Covina High School in the first round of the CIF Division 4 State Tournament. The game will tip off at 7pm.

by Matt Morrison