Bucknell University
Bucknell Men's Basketball BIO
44 Ben Oberfeld
Not able to play in 2016-17 due to injury ... when healthy was a big, strong frontcourt player ... was recruited for both basketball and football coming out of high school and selected hoops ... very smart player, particularly on defense ... strong rebounder and defender ... worked hard on low-post technique on offensive end of floor ... battled injuries throughout his career.

Out for season with injury, but did get to go out on Senior Day and take the opening tap in his first career start.

Injured at start of season, then served as No. 3 center ... appeared in 12 games off the bench ... totaled 19 pts., 14 reb. ... hit 7-13 FG (.538) and 5-10 FT ... dressed for the first time at Robert Morris in 3rd game of season after sitting out most of preseason ... made season debut vs. Siena ... missed 10 more games with injury before dressing again vs. Colgate ... tied career high with 7 pts. (3-4 FG) in home win over Army ... strong 7 min. vs. Lehigh with 5 pts., 4 reb.

Appeared in 24 games off the bench at center ... averaged 1.8 ppg, 1.7 rpg ... shot 48.5 FG% ... recorded 4 pts., career-high 5 reb. and a blk. in 9 min. at Toledo ... set career-high with 7 pts. (3-4 FG) at Columbia ... played career-high 17 min. in win over Loyola and scored 5 pts. ... hit 4-4 FT and had 4 pts., 4 reb. in 14 min. vs. Boston U. ... grabbed 6 reb. (5 offensive) in 10 min. in NIT game vs. Temple.

Missed a chunk of preseason practice and the first 2 games of the season due to a knee injury ... made debut in game No. 3 vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) and went on to play in six games as a reserve center ... totaled 6 pts. and 6 reb while shooting 3-8 FG ... played season-high 12 min. vs. Navy and scored first 6 pts. of career ... also grabbed two offensive reb. and blocked a shot ... played 8 min. in PL Tournament game vs. Army and notched 3 reb.

Full name is Benjamin Michael Oberfeld ... born Dec. 16, 1994 in Burnsville, Minn. ... parents are Mike and Carolyn Oberfeld and Lisa Workin ... multi-sport athlete at Eastview High School ... lettered four times in basketball, three times in football and once in baseball ... in basketball was the program's second four-year letterman ... earned Second Team All-State honors and was also a three-time all-conference pick ... named the top rebounder in Minnesota and an All-State Junior by the Northstar Hoops Report in 2012 ... earned All-Metro Honorable Mention from the St. Paul Pioneer Press in 2012 and was one of only three underclassmen to earn all-conference honors ... scored over 1,000 career points and ranked fifth on the school's all-time scoring list ... smashed school records for rebounds in a game, season and career ... averaged 17.1 points and 10.0 rebounds as a senior ... was also an all-conference and Academic All-State pick in football ... two-year captain on the gridiron, where he was a defensive lineman ... majoring in global management ... member of 2016 and 2017 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Position: Center
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 247
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eagan, Minn.
High School: Eastview

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