Benz Named to All-Region 1st Team

Benz Named to All-Region 1st Team

Scranton, PA – Lackawanna College is honored to announce that Gil Benz a member of its 2016-2017 men's basketball team, has been selected to the All-Region XIX Division II 1st team. During this past campaign, Benz led the Falcons in scoring with 557 points and points per game with 18. He also proved to be an offensive threat in other ways, dishing out a total of 82 assists. Benz also grabbed 120 rebounds as a guard.

First year Coach Brian Coyle said of Benz," Gil has been impressive on the court and off. He has worked hard over this past year and deserves this recognition. He is a young man who will continue to accomplish whatever he sets his mind to and reach all of his goals. Gil has laid the foundation for years to come by his work ethic and grit."

Benz is a resident of Reading, Pennsylvania and a graduate of Reading High School