11 David Bender
11 David Bender
Height: 6-5
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: The Woodlands, Texas
High School: The Woodlands College Park
Position: G
Major: Chemical Engineering & Materials Science and Engineering
gp 16
pts/g 1.3
fg % 63.6
3pt % 50.0
ft % 80.0
reb/g 0.7
a/g 0.0

2014-15: Saw action in a career-high 16 games for the Engineers … Academic All-NEWMAC … dropped in a career-high eight points against Coast Guard (2/7) … hit a career best pair of three-point shots against the Bears.

2013-14: Played in 12 games as a junior … Academic All-NEWMAC … assist and a steal against Wheelock (12/14) … matched his previous career best by pulling down three rebounds against Coast Guard (1/15) … first points of the season on a pair of free throws at Babson (1/22) … career-high three defensive rebounds at Emmanuel (1/27) along with two points … hit his first career three-pointer in the NCAA Tournament at Plattsburgh State (3/7).

2012-13: Saw action in 10 games with one start for the Engineers … hit a three-pointer against Emmanuel (11/20) for his season-high three points … also picked up a steal and an assist against the Saints … hit on both of his free throw attempts twice during the season … once at Rhode Island College (11/29) and again at Coast Guard (1/26) … season best two rebounds at Wheaton (1/5).

2011-12: Played in 17 games as a freshman, including three during NCAA tournament … career-high three points in NCAA tournament semifinal against Wisconsin-Whitewater (3/16).

Off The Court at MIT: Majoring in chemical engineering … minor in economics … internship with Shell … internship with Baker Hughes … internship with TETRA Technologies, Inc. testing silicate polymer insulated paker fluids for deep-water applications; corrosion testing for wellbore stability; full lab certification training … internship at ETZONE-Computer Network Consulting Company managing information system … research on sucrose fueled thermopower waves, MoS2 chemical vapor deposition … research as SSTP Scholar at the University of Iowa - synthesized, purified and characterized fluorescent nanoparticles (quantum dots) and wrote research findings and presented to UI staff and graduate students … research with Garcia Research Scholars at Stony Brook University-synthesized copolymer blends and analyzed compatibility and wrote research findings and presented to SBU staff and graduate students … Shell Technical Scholarship … Lambda Chi Alpha …  coached local 9th grade boys basketball team to 2nd place finish … Science Bowl President … worked at St. Edwards Church, supervising eight ushers and three alter servers … Discover Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (DEAPS) in Yellowstone National Park.

High School: Attended Woodlands College Park High School … Montgomery County Scholar Athlete … Texas All-State Basketball Team … SSTP Scholar … Garcia Research Scholar … National AP Scholar … National Merit Finalist … various Science Fair awards … National Honor Society … National Society of High School Scholars.

Recent Games
Feb 11 at WPI L, 69-56
Feb 14 Wheaton College W, 71-56
Feb 18 Emerson College W, 68-59
Feb 21 at Babson College L, 62-51
Feb 25 Emerson College W, 74-66
Feb 28 at Babson College L, 57-47
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 9
Games started - -
Minutes 57 37
Minutes per game 3.6 4.1
FG 7-11 6-8
FG Pct 63.6 75.0
3PT 2-4 2-3
3PT Pct 50.0 66.7
FT 4-5 2-2
FT Pct 80.0 100.0
Off rebounds 3 0
Def rebounds 8 5
Total rebounds 11 5
Rebounds per game 0.7 0.6
Personal fouls 7 4
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 0 0
Turnovers 2 2
Assist to turnover ratio 0.0 0.0
Steals 1 1
Blocks 0 0
Points 20 16
Points per game 1.3 1.8
Points per 40 min 14.0 17.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 14 at Harvard University L, 73-52 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 18 at Gordon College W, 64-51 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 24 Newbury College W, 77-57 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 25 Tufts University W, 71-64 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Fitchburg St. W, 63-58 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 UMass Boston L, 59-52 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 4 at Salem State University W, 73-37 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 6 at Framingham State University W, 64-61 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 Emmanuel College W, 63-42 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 11 at Rhode Island College L, 53-37 - 1 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 13 at Bridgewater State University L, 84-77 - 3 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 3
Jan 7 at Clark University W, 78-53 - 4 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 10 WPI W, 51-46 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 14 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 62-36 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 Springfield College W, 74-54 - 2 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 21 Babson College L, 61-48 - 3 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 24 at Emerson College W, 64-55 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Wheaton College W, 80-53 - 2 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 31 Clark University W, 80-57 - 1 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 4 at Springfield College L, 66-38 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 78-58 - 19 3-3 100.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 11 at WPI L, 69-56 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 14 Wheaton College W, 71-56 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 18 Emerson College W, 68-59 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Babson College L, 62-51 - 1 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 25 Emerson College W, 74-66 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Babson College L, 57-47 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 14 at Harvard University L, 73-52 - 5 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Nov 18 at Gordon College W, 64-51 - 5 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Nov 24 Newbury College W, 77-57 - 3 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Nov 25 Tufts University W, 71-64 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 29 Fitchburg St. W, 63-58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 UMass Boston L, 59-52 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 4 at Salem State University W, 73-37 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 6 at Framingham State University W, 64-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 9 Emmanuel College W, 63-42 - 2 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 11 at Rhode Island College L, 53-37 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 13 at Bridgewater State University L, 84-77 - 3 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 7 at Clark University W, 78-53 - 4 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 10 WPI W, 51-46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 14 at U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 62-36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 Springfield College W, 74-54 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 21 Babson College L, 61-48 - 3 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 24 at Emerson College W, 64-55 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Wheaton College W, 80-53 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Jan 31 Clark University W, 80-57 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 4 at Springfield College L, 66-38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 78-58 - 19 0 2 2 0 0 - 1 0 3 -
Feb 11 at WPI L, 69-56 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 14 Wheaton College W, 71-56 - 3 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 18 Emerson College W, 68-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Babson College L, 62-51 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 25 Emerson College W, 74-66 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 at Babson College L, 57-47 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2014-15 16 - 3.6 0.4-0.7 63.6 0.1-0.2 50.0 0.2-0.3 80.0 1.3
Total 16 - 3.6 0.4-0.7 63.6 0.1-0.2 50.0 0.2-0.3 80.0 1.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2014-15 16 - 57 7-11 63.6 2-4 50.0 4-5 80.0 20
Total 16 - 57 7-11 63.6 2-4 50.0 4-5 80.0 20
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2014-15 16 - 3.6 4.9-7.7 63.6 1.4-2.8 50.0 2.8-3.5 80.0 14.0
Total 16 - 3.6 4.9-7.7 63.6 1.4-2.8 50.0 2.8-3.5 80.0 14.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2014-15 16 - 3.6 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
Total 16 - 3.6 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2014-15 16 - 57 3 8 11 7 0 0 2 0.0 1 0
Total 16 - 57 3 8 11 7 0 0 2 0.0 1 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2014-15 16 - 3.6 2.1 5.6 7.7 4.9 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.7 0.0
Total 16 - 3.6 2.1 5.6 7.7 4.9 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.7 0.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 16 - 3.6 0.4-0.7 63.6 0.1-0.2 50.0 0.2-0.3 80.0 1.3
Conference 9 - 4.1 0.7-0.9 75.0 0.2-0.3 66.7 0.2-0.2 100.0 1.8
Exhibition 1 - 5.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 1.0
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Home 8 - 4.4 0.6-0.8 83.3 0.2-0.2 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.5
Away 8 - 2.8 0.2-0.6 40.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.5-0.6 80.0 1.0
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 10 - 4.5 0.5-0.8 62.5 0.2-0.3 66.7 0.3-0.4 75.0 1.5
Losses 6 - 2.0 0.3-0.5 66.7 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.2-0.2 100.0 0.8
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November 2 - 4.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.0 50.0 0.5
December 5 - 2.4 0.2-0.6 33.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.2-0.2 100.0 0.6
January 5 - 2.4 0.6-1.0 60.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.4-0.4 100.0 1.6
February 4 - 6.3 0.8-0.8 100.0 0.5-0.5 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 16 - 57 7-11 63.6 2-4 50.0 4-5 80.0 20
Conference 9 - 37 6-8 75.0 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 16
Exhibition 1 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
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Home 8 - 35 5-6 83.3 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 12
Away 8 - 22 2-5 40.0 0-2 0.0 4-5 80.0 8
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 10 - 45 5-8 62.5 2-3 66.7 3-4 75.0 15
Losses 6 - 12 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 5
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November 2 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 1
December 5 - 12 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 3
January 5 - 12 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
February 4 - 25 3-3 100.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 8
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 16 - 3.6 4.9-7.7 63.6 1.4-2.8 50.0 2.8-3.5 80.0 14.0
Conference 9 - 4.1 6.5-8.6 75.0 2.2-3.2 66.7 2.2-2.2 100.0 17.3
Exhibition 1 - 5.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 8.0-16.0 50.0 8.0
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Home 8 - 4.4 5.7-6.9 83.3 2.3-2.3 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 13.7
Away 8 - 2.8 3.6-9.1 40.0 0.0-3.6 0.0 7.3-9.1 80.0 14.5
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 10 - 4.5 4.4-7.1 62.5 1.8-2.7 66.7 2.7-3.6 75.0 13.3
Losses 6 - 2.0 6.7-10.0 66.7 0.0-3.3 0.0 3.3-3.3 100.0 16.7
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November 2 - 4.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 5.0-10.0 50.0 5.0
December 5 - 2.4 3.3-10.0 33.3 0.0-3.3 0.0 3.3-3.3 100.0 10.0
January 5 - 2.4 10.0-16.7 60.0 0.0-3.3 0.0 6.7-6.7 100.0 26.7
February 4 - 6.3 4.8-4.8 100.0 3.2-3.2 100.0 0.0-0.0 - 12.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 16 - 3.6 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
Conference 9 - 4.1 0.0 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 5.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 8 - 4.4 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.6 - 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0
Away 8 - 2.8 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 - 4.5 0.2 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
Losses 6 - 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
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November 2 - 4.0 1.0 0.5 1.5 1.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
December 5 - 2.4 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
January 5 - 2.4 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
February 4 - 6.3 0.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 - 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 16 - 57 3 8 11 7 0 0 2 0.0 1 0
Conference 9 - 37 0 5 5 4 0 0 2 0.0 1 0
Exhibition 1 - 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0
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Home 8 - 35 1 7 8 5 - 0 2 0.0 1 0
Away 8 - 22 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 - 0 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 - 45 2 7 9 6 0 0 1 0.0 1 0
Losses 6 - 12 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0.0 0 0
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November 2 - 8 2 1 3 2 - 0 0 - 0 0
December 5 - 12 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 - 0 0
January 5 - 12 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0
February 4 - 25 0 3 3 4 - 0 1 0.0 1 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 16 - 3.6 2.1 5.6 7.7 4.9 0.0 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.7 0.0
Conference 9 - 4.1 0.0 5.4 5.4 4.3 0.0 0.0 2.2 0.0 1.1 0.0
Exhibition 1 - 5.0 0.0 8.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 8 - 4.4 1.1 8.0 9.1 5.7 0.0 0.0 2.3 0.0 1.1 0.0
Away 8 - 2.8 3.6 1.8 5.5 3.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 10 - 4.5 1.8 6.2 8.0 5.3 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.9 0.0
Losses 6 - 2.0 3.3 3.3 6.7 3.3 0.0 0.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
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November 2 - 4.0 10.0 5.0 15.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
December 5 - 2.4 3.3 6.7 10.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
January 5 - 2.4 0.0 6.7 6.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
February 4 - 6.3 0.0 4.8 4.8 6.4 0.0 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.6 0.0