#55 • MARK LESSEN
Junior • Center • 6-7 • 220
• Delavan H.S.
Sophomore (2010-11): Played in 24 games, making 23 starts ... Averaged 10.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.7 blocked shots per appearance ... His 41 blocked shots led the SLIAC, his rebounding average of 6.8 ranked second and his .589 field goal percentage ranked fourth... Recorded three double-doubles ... Had 15 games with two or more blocks ... Played a career-high 35 minutes against Rose-Hulman on Nov. 23 ... Blocked four shots in a win over Fontbonne on Feb. 5, a career-best ... Scored a career-high 23 points and matched a career-best with three assists in a home win over Blackburn on Feb. 16 ... Pulled down a personal-best 13 rebounds in the season finale at MacMurray on Feb. 22.
Freshman (2009-10): The only Eureka freshman to appear in all 27 games ... Averaged 4.4 points and 2.7 rebounds per game ... His field goal percentage of .630 (51-for-81) led the Red Devils ... Earned his first of 12 starts against Concordia (Ill.) on Nov. 28 ... Scored in double-figures in two of the last five games, including a career-high 19-point effort against Lincoln Christian on Feb. 17 ... Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds in a win at MacMurray on Dec. 2 ... Played a career-high 26 minutes and scored 14 points on 5-for-6 shooting in Eureka’s SLIAC Tournament win over MacMurray on Feb. 25 ... Had seven multi-block games.
Delavan High School: Averaged 15 points and eight rebounds per game ... Helped the Panthers to a Tomahawk Conference championship as a senior and a regional championship as a junior ... Named First Team All-Tomahawk Conference.
Personal: The son of Karen and Richard Lessen, Mark was born July 22, 1990 ... Majoring in business.