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#14 - Eddie Ard
2007-08 Men's Basketball
POS.
Forward
YEAR
Sr.
HT.
6-5
WT.
215
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
LaPlace, LA (Archbishop Rummel High)
Eddie Ard

2006-2007:Second Team All-Atlantic Sun selection. ...Named A-Sun Player of the Week for Jan. 15. ...Led team in scoring (464 points), scoring average per game (15.0), field goal attempts (372, 12.0 per game), field goals made (152, 4.9 per game), free throws made (122, 3.9 per game), free throw attempts (146, 4.7 per game), free throw percentage (83.6), rebounds (180), rebounds per game (5.8), defensive rebounds (132, 4.3 per game). Tied for second on team in blocked shots with 14. ...In the A-Sun overall he finished first in free throw percentage (122-of-146, 83.6 percent), fifth in scoring (15 ppg), eighth in rebounding (5.8), 15th in steals (43, 1.39 per game), and sixth in defensive rebounds (132, 4.26 per game). ... In A-Sun Conference games only Ard was fifth in scoring (14.9 ppg), 13th in rebounding (105, 5.8 per game), second in free throw percentage (79-of-94, 84 percent), 12th in steals (27, 1.50 per game), and eight in defensive rebounds (76, 4.22). ...Led Bisons in scoring 10 times, tied for lead once. ...Scored in double figures in 25 games....Scored more than 20 points six times with a season-high 25 twice (at Kennesaw State Jan. 2 and against Stetson Jan. 7. ...Led the Bisons in rebounding six times, tied for the lead eight times. ...Season-high 10 rebounds at against Jacksonville Nov. 30. ...Led Bisons in steals eight times, tied for lead four times with a season-high four steals against Winston-Salem State Nov. 27. ...Led the Bisons in blocks three times, tied five times. ...Twice made two blocks in a game against Belmont Jan. 2 and ETSU Jan. 27. ... Finished with perfect efforts at the free throw line three times with season-high 13-for-13 at Liberty Dec. 21 and eight-for-eight shooting against North Florida (Dec. 2) and ETSU (Jan. 4). ...Only returning player, and one of only two players, to start all 31 games.

2005-2006: Named First Team All-Atlantic Sun. ...Named to A-Sun All-Tournament Team. ...Named A-Sun Player of the Week (Jan. 16-22). ...Recorded four double-doubles with 17 points, 14 rebounds at East Tennessee (Dec. 3, 2005), 25 points, 11 rebounds vs Belmont (Jan. 20, 2006) and 26 points, 10 rebounds at Campbell (Feb. 16, 2006). ...Scored in double figures in all three games against Southeastern Conference teams (Kentucky, Auburn and Tennessee). ...Scored in double figures in 28 of 32 games played. ...His 26 points at Campbell is a career-high. ...Has led team in scoring 14 times. ...Season-high 14 rebounds at East Tennessee (Dec. 3, 2005). ...Twice made 10 field goals in a game (vs North Florida Feb. 6, 2006 and at Stetson Feb. 6, 2006). ...Made season-high 19 field goal attempts at Campbell (Feb. 16, 2006). ...Twice made four 3-point field goals (at Mercr Feb. 4, 2006 and vs Campbell Jan. 4, 2006). ...Made season-high 11 free throws vs Belmont on a season-high 12 attempts (Jan. 20, 2006). ...Made three blocked shots vs Northern Colorado (Nov. 13, 2005). ...Season-high 39 minutes vs Belmont (Jan. 20, 2006). ...Six steals vs East Tennessee (Feb. 24, 2006). ...Led team in scoring with 16.2 points per game, one of only three players to average in double figures. ...Second in rebounding, and the top returning rebounder, with 5.4 per game.

2004-2005 Season: Named to Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshman Team. ...Tied for fourth on team in scoring with 7.3 points per game. ...Also averaged 3.4 rebounds per game. ...Led team in scoring three times with 17 at Mercer (Feb. 11), 16 at Georgia State (Feb. 3) and 16 vs Belmont (Feb. 22). ...Led team in rebounds vs Gardner-Webb with 12 (Feb. 19). ...Recorded only double-double of season vs Gardner-Webb (Feb. 19) with 17 points, 12 rebounds. ...Set new school record for blocks in a game with 9 vs Campbell (Feb. 17). ...Led team in steals 3 times. ...Led team in assists two times. ...Led team in blocked shots three times, tied for lead seven times. ...Started nine games, played in 24. ...Averaged 18.2 minutes per game with a season-high 34 vs. Belmont (Feb. 22). ... Finished 10th in A-Sun in blocked shots with 23, an average of .96 per game.

2003-2004 Season: Spent the year as a medical redshirt due to a broken femur bone. ...Learned a great deal by watching Atlantic Sun teams in action as he prepares for his first college season.

High School: Averaged 20.1 points and 9.8 rebounds per game as a senior at Archbishop Rummel High School. ...Named MVP of the District 9-AAAAA Tournament. ...Named to City of New Orleans All-Metro Team. ...A three-year starter.

Personal: Graduate of Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, La. ...Majoring in marketing. ...Born June 28, 1985. ...Parent is Eddie Ard.

Reason he chose Lipscomb: Wonderful coaches and environment.