Hartford, Conn., April 12, 2011 – Trinity College men's basketball senior co-captain forward Luke MacDougall (Baldwinsville, N.Y.) was named to the 2010-11 All-NESCAC Men's Basketball Second Team. Trinity, coached by James Cosgrove (1st Season), finished the season with a record of 14-12 and finished fourth tied with Tufts for fourth in the NESCAC at 4-5. The Bantams qualified for the NESCAC Championship Tournament for the 11th consecutive season, defeating Tufts at home in the NESCAC Quarterfinals, 70-47, before losing at Williams in the NESCAC Semifinals, 79-69.
MacDougall, a two-year captain and a three-year starter who was a legitimate scoring threat inside and from long range, averaged a team-high 13.3 points (346 points, 12th in NESCAC) and 5.3 rebounds per game (137, 2nd on team, 14th in NESCAC) with 27 assists in 26 games (25 starts) this winter. He shot .459 percent from the field (117-255), .425 from three-point range (45-106, 8th in NESCAC), and a team-high .848 from the foul line (67-79, 5th in NESCAC), leading Trinity in scoring in nine games and in rebounding seven times. MacDougall was the Most Outstanding Player in the season-opening Golden Bears Hoop Classic at Western New England College, helping Trinity take home the first of its three tournament titles this winter, was twice selected as the NESCAC Player of the Week in 2010-11, and is a two-time, NESCAC All-Academic honoree.
For his outstanding career, MacDougall averaged 9.8 points (997) and 4.9 rebounds per game (502) with 107 assists, 72 steals, and 31 blocked shots in 102 games (66 starts). He shot .460 percent from the field (342-744), .398 from three-point range (102-256), and .824 (T5th best all-time at Trinity) from the foul line (211-256). A graduate of Charles W. Baker High School, MacDougall is majoring in mechanical engineering at Trinity. He is the son of Lisa and Steve MacDougall.