TOWSON, Md.- Juniata College men's basketball standout Marcus Lee (Carrolltown, Pa. / Bishop Carroll) has been named the Landmark's men's basketball senior scholar athlete.
The honorees must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.20 and are selected by a committee of Landmark Conference officers, athletics directors, senior woman administrators, faculty athletic representatives, and sports information directors. They are chosen at the end of each sport season.
Recently, Lee was named to the Landmark All-Conference first team, received Landmark Academic Honor Roll honors and was a two-time Landmark athlete of the week this season. The senior forward led the Eagles to their best ever season including opening the season 12-0, going undefeated at home to the Landmark Championship and locking the top seed in the playoffs. Lee made his third straight appearance on the all-conference first team. He was second in the conference scoring at 19.3 points per game. His 65.5% field goal percentage is ninth-best in the country and second-best in the Landmark. His 28 blocks were good for fifth.
On the court, Lee has played in 107 games and started in 100 of them over his four-year career. He has recorded 1,742 points and has played a total of 3,044 minutes. This season, he was first on the team in points with 548 and first in field goals with 223. He is also first on the team in rebounds with 202 and blocks with 30.
Academically, Lee has a 3.53 cumulative GPA and has twice appeared on the Landmark Academic Honor Roll. His P.O.E. is Engineering/Physics with secondary emphasis in Management.