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1 Christian Leckband

2015-16 (Sr.): Saw action in all 32 games as 6th-leading scorer (8.7 ppg) and 3rd-leading rebounder for UAA squad that went 21-11 and tied for 3rd place in Great Northwest Athletic Conference ... made 3rd-most three-pointers on team (41) and ranked 20th in GNAC in overall FG% at .469 ... had 12 double-figure scoring efforts and 16 games with at least 5 rebounds ... scored career-high 27 points (11-17 FG, 4-7 3FG) in win over Life Pacific ... other top games included 21 points (9-13 FG, 2-4 3FG) and 5 rebounds in GNAC home win over Simon Fraser; 16 points (6-10 FG, 2-4 3FG) and 2 blocks in home win over MSU Billings; and 16 points (6-11 FG, 4-8 3FG), 6 rebounds, 2 assists and no turnovers in home win over Concordia ... was most experienced Seawolf on roster, finishing No. 7 on UAA career games-played list with 115 ... on UAA other program career lists, finished 32nd in scoring (767 pts) and 18th in 3FGs made (116).

2014-15 (Jr.):
Played key reserve role in 22 games and started four contests for Seawolf team that tied for 3rd place in GNAC… team’s 6th-leading scorer (7.0 ppg) and 4th-leading rebounder (3.6 rpg) … improved stats to 7.5 ppg and 4.0 rpg in GNAC games ... tied then-career-high with 16 points (6-9 FG) in Jan. 3 win over Western Washington … reached double figures five times, including career-best 19 points in 73-72 overtime loss to NCAA qualifier Seattle Pacific ... ranked 19th in GNAC with .384 3FG% … tied for team-high honors with 16 points (6-7 FG, 4-4 3FG) and added 5 rebounds and 3 assists in home victory over GNAC regular-season champ Western Oregon … other top games included 14 points (4-7 FG) and 5 rebounds in home loss to nationally ranked BYU-Hawaii; 12 points and 7 rebounds in narrow loss to Humboldt State; and 8 points (2-3 3FG), 5 assists and 1 block in road win over MSU Billings.

2013-14 (So.):
Saw action in all 30 games, playing key reserve role for Seawolf squad that finished 17-13 overall … was team’s 6th-leading scorer with 4.5 points per game … tallied season-high 11 points in record-setting Dec. 16 win over Northland International … sparked UAA home win over Simon Fraser with 9 points (3-4 FG, 2-2 FT) and 3 rebounds … other top efforts included 7 points (3-5 FG) and 4 rebounds in 96-89 road win over Central Washington; 7 points (5-5 FT) and 2 blocks in home loss to MSU Billings; and 7 points, 5 rebounds in upset of nationally 5th-ranked Minnesota State … finished second season at No. 21 on UAA’s career 3FG percentage list at .385.


2012-13 (Fr.):
Emerged as 5th-leading scorer (6.4 ppg) and rebounder (3.1 rpg) for Seawolf squad that went 18-9 overall and placed third in Great Northwest Athletic Conference … ranked 8th in GNAC with .431 3FG% … on UAA freshman lists, finished 2nd in games started (22), 3rd in 3FG%, 6th in FG% (.492) and 7th in 3FGs made (28) … one of three Seawolves to post a double-double, tallying 13 points/10 rebounds in win over NW Indian … scored in double figures four times, including career-high 16 points (4-5 FG, 7-9 FT) in 71-69 win at rival Montana State Billings … tallied 8 points (3-4 FG, 2-2 3FG) and 4 rebounds in Great Alaska Shootout win over Div. I Loyola Marymount … other top games included 14 points (7-7 FT), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 0 turnovers in home win over Simon Fraser; 12 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals in 73-72 home win over NW Nazarene; and 7 points — including late go-ahead three-pointers — and 6 rebounds in 71-69 home win over Alaska Fairbanks … received team’s Most Improved Player award as voted by coaches and teammates.

2011-12:
Redshirted.


HIGH SCHOOL:
Earned Alaska 3A Player of the Year and Western Conference MVP honors as senior in 2010-11 … was three-year varsity starter, helping Nanooks to 70-17 record over that time … averaged 14.0 points per game on 56 percent shooting for career, including eight 30-point performances and 17 20-point showings … shot 42 percent from three-point range and finished with 1,056 career points … helped Nome to 40-game home winning streak and three Class 3A State Tournament appearances … averaged 22.9 ppg and 9.0 rpg as senior, shooting .533 from field, .425 from three-point range and .804 from foul stripe … scored career-high 39 points (14-25 FG) against Barrow and had 17 points and 16 rebounds against Seward in ACS Invitational championship game … led Alaska Prep Shootout and Alaska Airlines Classic in scoring … averaged 24.5 points against Class 4A schools, including 34-point outing against eventual state champion Bartlett … helped Nanooks to runner-up finish at 2010 3A State Tournament as junior, setting school record for victories with a 26-4 record … tallied 15 points and 13 points in State semifinal win over Mt. Edgecumbe … started every game as sophomore in 2008-09 as Nanooks finished 22-5 and were State runners-up.


PERSONAL: Born Christian Lee Leckband on Dec. 17, 1992 in Fairbanks … son of George Leckband and Diane Warnke … graduated May 2016 with double major in management and marketing.

Career Highs
Points – 27 vs Life Pacific, 11/20/15
Rebounds — 11 at Simon Fraser, 2/6/16
Assists — 5 vs Northwest Indian, 12/15/12
Blocks — 3 vs Cal State Dominguez Hills, 11/21/15
Steals — 3 vs Lincoln Christian, 11/6/15


Career Stats
Year     GP-GS  Min/Avg    FG-FGA  Pct  3FG-FGA Pct  FT-FTA  Pct
2011-12                       REDSHIRT
2012-13  27-22  520/19.3   59-120 .492  28- 65 .431  27- 39 .692
2013-14  30- 2  438/14.6   44-101 .436  19- 57 .333  29- 37 .784
2014-15  26- 4  487/18.7   59-134 .440  28- 73 .384  35- 47 .745
2015-16  32- 2  823/25.7  107-228 .469  41-116 .353  22- 34 .647
TOTALS  115-30 2268/19.7  269-583 .461 116-311 .373 113-157 .720

Year     GP-GS  OR- DR-Reb/Avg  PF-D   A  TO  B   S  Pts/Avg
2011-12                       REDSHIRT
2012-13  27-22  21– 62– 83/3.1  29-0  34  29  2   6  173/6.4
2013-14  30- 2  22- 65- 87/2.9  44-1  20  17  9   1  136/4.5
2014-15  26- 4  24- 69- 93/3.6  43-0  24  28 10   8  181/7.0
2015-16  32- 2  25-111-136/4.3  77-2  35  24 15  10  277/8.7
TOTALS  115-30  92-307-399/3.5 193-3 113  98 36  25  767/6.7




Position: Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Nome
High School: Nome-Beltz HS
Experience: 4 Letters
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