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Lance Archibald Athlete Profile

#5 Lance Archibald

Position: Guard Height: 6-3 Weight: 180 Roster Years: 1991-1992 | 1994-1996 | 1998-1999 Hometown: Potomac, MD Last School: Landon High School


Parents are Nolan and Margaret ... second of eight children ... served a mission to Finland ... member of the Student Athletic Advisory Council ... two year starter on the BYU men's Lacrosse team ... helped lead the Cougars to Lacrosse national championship in 1997 ... father is a first cousin to the late BYU Assistant Coach Lynn Archibald ... majoring in finance. Junior (1997-98): Played in 23 games, averaged 1.7 points ... Cougar Club Scholar-Athlete ... given coaches' Mr. Hustle Award.

Before BYU

Averaged 15.5 points as a Senior at Landon High ... scored over 1,000 points in his career ... was first team all-league and honorable mention all-metro for the Washington, D.C. area ... started three years in basketball ... lacrosse team was ranked No. 1 in the D.C. area ... his school won the metro title in that sport all three years he played ... lacrosse starter as a senior ... coached in basketball by Scott Griggs.


BYU Career Bests: 
Points: 24 vs. Utah St., 12/10/96
FG made: 9 vs. Utah St., 12/10/96
FG attps: 13 vs. USU, @ Weber St 12/4/96
FG %: .692 (9-13) vs. Utah St., 12/10/96
3 Pt made: 5 vs. Utah St., 12/10/96
3 Pt attps: 8 vs. USU, at Weber St. 12/4/96
3 Pt %: .750 (3-4) vs. Rice, 1/23/97
FT made: 4 vs. SDSU, 12/31/96
FT attempts: 5 vs. Utah, 1/11/97
FT%: 1.000 (4-4) vs. SDSU, 12/31/96
Rebounds: 6 vs. Boise St., 12/13/96
Assists: 4 vs. Houston, 12/14/96
Steals: 4 at Penn St., 12/27/96
Blocks: 1 vs. (3)recent SDSU,12/31/96
Minutes: 38 vs. Utah St., 12/10/96
Archibald Extras:
Athletics in the family: Dad played basketball at Dixie and Weber State
Archibald on coaching staff: Coach Cleveland is very easy to talk to. The staff has given me individual attention to help improve my weaknesses.
Best part of your game: Three-point shooting
Best player you have faced: Andre Miller
Favorite NBA team: Washington Wizards
Basketball dream team: Rod Strickland, Mitch Richmond, Calbert Chaney, Juan Howard, George Murisean
Hero: Abraham Lincoln
Favorite hobby: Ping Pong
Few people know that... I have driven cross country 7 times
Team I would like to beat on TV: Maryland Terps
Memorable basketball moment: Scored 24 points vs. Utah State in 1996-97.

1994-1995 | Freshman Year

Scored nine points in the Varsity Preview ... scored a trey in closing seconds at Texas Tech.

1995-1996 | Sophomore Year

Four steals vs. Penn St ... scored 24 points against Utah State, including a four-point play ... also hit five treys vs. USU ... first of 14 starts was at Weber State ... started 10 straight games ... scored 11 points, had four rebounds and a block vs. SDSU ... nominated to GTE Academic All-District ... selected as the team's winner of the free throw award ... an academic three-pointer award for a GPA above 3.0 ... selected Academic All WAC.