2 Shawn Benard
2 - Shawn Benard
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: R-Sr.
Hometown: Mobile, Ala.
High School: Faith Academy High School
Position: G
gp 8
pts/g 18.8
fg % 47.8
3pt % 34.3
ft % 62.5
reb/g 6.1
a/g 4.8

2018-19
Played in all 29 games, while starting 28 contests … Fourth on the team with 10.8 points per game … Scored a season-high 24 points twice – at Mars Hill (2/27/19) and vs. Newberry (2/23/19) … Sank a season-high eight free throws three times at Mars Hill (2/27/19), at Tusculum (1/30/19) and at Newberry (1/12/19) … Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds on four occasions … Handed out a career-high 11 assists in season-opening loss to Lander – most by an AU player since the Trojans joined the SAC for the 2010-11 season … Played a career-high 47 minutes in double-overtime loss to Lincoln Memorial (12/12/18) … Third on the team with 138 rebounds … Ranked 20th in the conference with a 74.3 free throw shooting percentage … Led the conference and ranked 22nd nationally with 175 assists and ranked 17th nationally with 6.0 assists per game … Ranked fifth in the SAC with a 2.20 assist/turnover ratio … Ranked third in the conference with 1.6 steals per game and ranked sixth with 46 total steals … Tied for 13th in the conference with 0.9 blocks per game … Reached double-figure scoring in 17 contests … Notched three double-doubles on the season … Handed out at least five assists on 19 occasions.

2017-18
Did Not Play

2016-17
Saw action in 28 games, while starting six ... Poured in a career-high 25 points three times ... Averaged 9.0 points and 2.89 assists per game ... Ranked 10th in the SAC in assists ... Second on the team with 48.8% (80-of-164) shooting from the field ... Reached double-figure scoring 10 times ... Was 8-of-10 from the free throw line in the final two minutes of games when the game was on the line ... Blocked four shots against Mars Hill – along with Luke Musselwhite (vs. Tusculum) – marking the most by an individual player since Kyle Sledge recorded four rejections in the Trojans' 82-72 win at Coker on Feb. 22, 2014 ... Second on the team with 17 blocked shots on the season ... Dished out a career-high eight assists in the second win over Mars Hill ... Followed up four days later with eight assists in the second win over Newberry ... Swiped a career-high four steals in the second win over Newberry.

2015-16
Played in all 28 games, while drawing a starting nod in two … Averaged 2.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.46 assists … Reached double-figure scoring in three games … Dished out at least three assists on five occasions … Connected on 9-of-10 free throws in collegiate debut, a season-opening win over Armstrong State … Scored a season-high 14 points vs. the Pirates … Pulled down a season-high seven rebounds vs. Wingate in mid-January … Handed out a season-best six assists vs. Young Harris … Swiped three steals on two occasions.   

High School
Helped lead Faith Academy to a 34-2 mark, including a school record 33 consecutive wins in senior season … Named Alabama Sportswriters Association (ASWA) 5A Second-Team All-State after averaging 10.4 points, 4.3 assists and 2.1 steals per game as a senior ... Three-time winner of the Mobile Optimist Club Player of the Week and was named MVP of the Birmingham Tip-Off Club Steel City Classic ... Posted an 83-17 mark, while starting 100 contests during his three-year prep career and helped lead Coach John Price’s Rams to three Area Championships, three Region Championships and three consecutive Class 5A Final Four appearances … Named to the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) 5A South All-Region Team, the Mobile Coaches Association All-County First Team and garnered “Sweet 16” Second-Team honors from the Mobile Press-Register … Competed for the Mobile Warriors Elite AAU squad, coached by Stanley Hill.

Personal
Born on May 28, 1997 … Son of Monical Travis and Shawntell Bernard, Sr. … Majoring in kinesiology.

Recent Games
Nov 13 at North Greenville W, 75-63
Nov 20 at Erskine W, 85-82
Nov 26 at Queens (N.C.) L, 78-74
Nov 30 at Virginia-Wise L, 90-75
Dec 7 Carson-Newman W, 75-71
Dec 11 at Newberry L, 76-67
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 8 4
Games started 8 4
Minutes 323 157
Minutes per game 40.4 39.3
FG 54-113 23-55
FG Pct 47.8 41.8
3PT 12-35 7-22
3PT Pct 34.3 31.8
FT 30-48 14-21
FT Pct 62.5 66.7
Off rebounds 14 5
Def rebounds 35 19
Total rebounds 49 24
Rebounds per game 6.1 6.0
Personal fouls 24 15
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 38 22
Turnovers 35 19
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.2
Steals 13 6
Blocks 5 2
Points 150 67
Points per game 18.8 16.8
Points per 40 min 18.6 17.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 30 at Clemson L, 75-48 1 36 2-11 18.2 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 8 vs. Lander L, 78-72 1 38 8-12 66.7 2-2 100.0 6-10 60.0 24
Nov 9 at Flagler W, 90-75 1 40 8-15 53.3 3-6 50.0 0-2 0.0 19
Nov 13 at North Greenville W, 75-63 1 33 8-15 53.3 0-2 0.0 3-5 60.0 19
Nov 20 at Erskine W, 85-82 1 55 7-16 43.8 0-3 0.0 7-10 70.0 21
Nov 26 at Queens (N.C.) L, 78-74 1 38 3-8 37.5 2-6 33.3 3-4 75.0 11
Nov 30 at Virginia-Wise L, 90-75 1 39 4-13 30.8 0-3 0.0 4-5 80.0 12
Dec 7 Carson-Newman W, 75-71 1 40 11-21 52.4 3-7 42.9 4-6 66.7 29
Dec 11 at Newberry L, 76-67 1 40 5-13 38.5 2-6 33.3 3-6 50.0 15
Dec 14 Lenoir-Rhyne   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 17 Belmont Abbey   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 Limestone   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 8 Wingate   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 at Mars Hill   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Coker   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 Lincoln Memorial   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at Catawba   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Virginia-Wise   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Queens (N.C.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Carson-Newman   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Newberry   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Lenoir-Rhyne   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at Wingate   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Tusculum   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Coker   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Mars Hill   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 Catawba   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Lincoln Memorial   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 30 at Clemson L, 75-48 1 36 0 3 3 3 4 0.8 4 1 4 0
Nov 8 vs. Lander L, 78-72 1 38 1 2 3 4 2 2.0 2 0 3 -
Nov 9 at Flagler W, 90-75 1 40 3 5 8 4 2 2.0 1 2 2 0
Nov 13 at North Greenville W, 75-63 1 33 4 3 7 3 8 0.4 0 0 4 -
Nov 20 at Erskine W, 85-82 1 55 1 6 7 5 4 1.3 4 1 0 0
Nov 26 at Queens (N.C.) L, 78-74 1 38 0 5 5 5 6 0.8 2 1 5 1
Nov 30 at Virginia-Wise L, 90-75 1 39 2 2 4 4 5 0.8 2 0 4 -
Dec 7 Carson-Newman W, 75-71 1 40 2 8 10 4 4 1.0 2 1 3 -
Dec 11 at Newberry L, 76-67 1 40 1 4 5 9 4 2.3 0 0 3 -
Dec 14 Lenoir-Rhyne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 17 Belmont Abbey   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 Limestone   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 8 Wingate   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 at Mars Hill   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Coker   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 Lincoln Memorial   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at Catawba   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Virginia-Wise   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Queens (N.C.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Carson-Newman   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Newberry   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Lenoir-Rhyne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at Wingate   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Tusculum   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Coker   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Mars Hill   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 Catawba   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Lincoln Memorial   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 28 2 13.4 0.9-2.4 36.4 0.1-0.8 13.6 1.0-1.8 59.2 2.9
2016-17 28 6 23.6 2.9-5.9 48.8 0.5-1.4 38.5 2.8-3.9 72.2 9.0
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2018-19 29 28 33.6 3.2-7.6 42.5 0.6-2.2 28.1 3.7-5.0 74.3 10.8
2019-20 8 8 40.4 6.8-14.1 47.8 1.5-4.4 34.3 3.8-6.0 62.5 18.8
Total 93 44 25.1 2.7-6.1 44.7 0.5-1.7 30.0 2.6-3.8 69.9 8.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 28 2 374 24-66 36.4 3-22 13.6 29-49 59.2 80
2016-17 28 6 662 80-164 48.8 15-39 38.5 78-108 72.2 253
2017-18 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2018-19 29 28 974 94-221 42.5 18-64 28.1 107-144 74.3 313
2019-20 8 8 323 54-113 47.8 12-35 34.3 30-48 62.5 150
Total 93 44 2333 252-564 44.7 48-160 30.0 244-349 69.9 796
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 28 2 13.4 2.6-7.1 36.4 0.3-2.4 13.6 3.1-5.2 59.2 8.6
2016-17 28 6 23.6 4.8-9.9 48.8 0.9-2.4 38.5 4.7-6.5 72.2 15.3
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
2018-19 29 28 33.6 3.9-9.1 42.5 0.7-2.6 28.1 4.4-5.9 74.3 12.9
2019-20 8 8 40.4 6.7-14.0 47.8 1.5-4.3 34.3 3.7-5.9 62.5 18.6
Total 93 44 25.1 4.3-9.7 44.7 0.8-2.7 30.0 4.2-6.0 69.9 13.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 28 2 13.4 0.5 1.2 1.7 1.0 0.0 1.5 1.2 1.2 0.6 0.1
2016-17 28 6 23.6 0.5 1.8 2.2 2.1 0.0 2.9 2.2 1.3 0.9 0.6
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 29 28 33.6 0.7 4.0 4.8 2.7 0.0 6.0 2.7 2.2 1.6 0.9
2019-20 8 8 40.4 1.8 4.4 6.1 3.0 0.1 4.8 4.4 1.1 1.6 0.6
Total 93 44 25.1 0.7 2.5 3.2 2.0 0.0 3.6 2.2 1.6 1.1 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 28 2 374 14 33 47 29 0 41 34 1.2 16 4
2016-17 28 6 662 13 49 62 59 0 81 61 1.3 26 17
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 29 28 974 21 117 138 78 1 175 78 2.2 46 25
2019-20 8 8 323 14 35 49 24 1 38 35 1.1 13 5
Total 93 44 2333 62 234 296 190 2 335 208 1.6 101 51
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 28 2 13.4 1.5 3.5 5.0 3.1 0.0 4.4 3.6 1.2 1.7 0.4
2016-17 28 6 23.6 0.8 3.0 3.7 3.6 0.0 4.9 3.7 1.3 1.6 1.0
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 29 28 33.6 0.9 4.8 5.7 3.2 0.0 7.2 3.2 2.2 1.9 1.0
2019-20 8 8 40.4 1.7 4.3 6.1 3.0 0.1 4.7 4.3 1.1 1.6 0.6
Total 93 44 25.1 1.1 4.0 5.1 3.3 0.0 5.7 3.6 1.6 1.7 0.9
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 8 8 40.4 6.8-14.1 47.8 1.5-4.4 34.3 3.8-6.0 62.5 18.8
Conference 4 4 39.3 5.8-13.8 41.8 1.8-5.5 31.8 3.5-5.2 66.7 16.8
Exhibition 1 1 36.0 2.0-11.0 18.2 0.0-1.0 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.0
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Home 1 1 40.0 11.0-21.0 52.4 3.0-7.0 42.9 4.0-6.0 66.7 29.0
Away 6 6 40.8 5.8-13.3 43.8 1.2-4.3 26.9 3.3-5.3 62.5 16.2
Neutral 1 1 38.0 8.0-12.0 66.7 2.0-2.0 100.0 6.0-10.0 60.0 24.0
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Wins 4 4 42.0 8.5-16.8 50.7 1.5-4.5 33.3 3.5-5.8 60.9 22.0
Losses 4 4 38.8 5.0-11.5 43.5 1.5-4.2 35.3 4.0-6.2 64.0 15.5
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November 6 6 40.5 6.3-13.2 48.1 1.2-3.7 31.8 3.8-6.0 63.9 17.7
December 2 2 40.0 8.0-17.0 47.1 2.5-6.5 38.5 3.5-6.0 58.3 22.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 8 8 323 54-113 47.8 12-35 34.3 30-48 62.5 150
Conference 4 4 157 23-55 41.8 7-22 31.8 14-21 66.7 67
Exhibition 1 1 36 2-11 18.2 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
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Home 1 1 40 11-21 52.4 3-7 42.9 4-6 66.7 29
Away 6 6 245 35-80 43.8 7-26 26.9 20-32 62.5 97
Neutral 1 1 38 8-12 66.7 2-2 100.0 6-10 60.0 24
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Wins 4 4 168 34-67 50.7 6-18 33.3 14-23 60.9 88
Losses 4 4 155 20-46 43.5 6-17 35.3 16-25 64.0 62
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November 6 6 243 38-79 48.1 7-22 31.8 23-36 63.9 106
December 2 2 80 16-34 47.1 5-13 38.5 7-12 58.3 44
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 8 8 40.4 6.7-14.0 47.8 1.5-4.3 34.3 3.7-5.9 62.5 18.6
Conference 4 4 39.3 5.9-14.0 41.8 1.8-5.6 31.8 3.6-5.4 66.7 17.1
Exhibition 1 1 36.0 2.2-12.2 18.2 0.0-1.1 0.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.4
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Home 1 1 40.0 11.0-21.0 52.4 3.0-7.0 42.9 4.0-6.0 66.7 29.0
Away 6 6 40.8 5.7-13.1 43.8 1.1-4.2 26.9 3.3-5.2 62.5 15.8
Neutral 1 1 38.0 8.4-12.6 66.7 2.1-2.1 100.0 6.3-10.5 60.0 25.3
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Wins 4 4 42.0 8.1-16.0 50.7 1.4-4.3 33.3 3.3-5.5 60.9 21.0
Losses 4 4 38.8 5.2-11.9 43.5 1.5-4.4 35.3 4.1-6.5 64.0 16.0
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November 6 6 40.5 6.3-13.0 48.1 1.2-3.6 31.8 3.8-5.9 63.9 17.4
December 2 2 40.0 8.0-17.0 47.1 2.5-6.5 38.5 3.5-6.0 58.3 22.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 8 8 40.4 1.8 4.4 6.1 3.0 0.1 4.8 4.4 1.1 1.6 0.6
Conference 4 4 39.3 1.3 4.8 6.0 3.8 0.3 5.5 4.8 1.2 1.5 0.5
Exhibition 1 1 36.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 4.0 0.0 3.0 4.0 0.8 4.0 1.0
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Home 1 1 40.0 2.0 8.0 10.0 3.0 - 4.0 4.0 1.0 2.0 1.0
Away 6 6 40.8 1.8 4.2 6.0 3.0 0.2 5.0 4.8 1.0 1.5 0.7
Neutral 1 1 38.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 3.0 - 4.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 0.0
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Wins 4 4 42.0 2.5 5.5 8.0 2.3 0.0 4.0 4.5 0.9 1.8 1.0
Losses 4 4 38.8 1.0 3.3 4.3 3.8 0.3 5.5 4.3 1.3 1.5 0.3
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November 6 6 40.5 1.8 3.8 5.7 3.0 0.2 4.2 4.5 0.9 1.8 0.7
December 2 2 40.0 1.5 6.0 7.5 3.0 - 6.5 4.0 1.6 1.0 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 8 8 323 14 35 49 24 1 38 35 1.1 13 5
Conference 4 4 157 5 19 24 15 1 22 19 1.2 6 2
Exhibition 1 1 36 0 3 3 4 0 3 4 0.8 4 1
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Home 1 1 40 2 8 10 3 - 4 4 1.0 2 1
Away 6 6 245 11 25 36 18 1 30 29 1.0 9 4
Neutral 1 1 38 1 2 3 3 - 4 2 2.0 2 0
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Wins 4 4 168 10 22 32 9 0 16 18 0.9 7 4
Losses 4 4 155 4 13 17 15 1 22 17 1.3 6 1
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November 6 6 243 11 23 34 18 1 25 27 0.9 11 4
December 2 2 80 3 12 15 6 - 13 8 1.6 2 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 8 8 40.4 1.7 4.3 6.1 3.0 0.1 4.7 4.3 1.1 1.6 0.6
Conference 4 4 39.3 1.3 4.8 6.1 3.8 0.3 5.6 4.8 1.2 1.5 0.5
Exhibition 1 1 36.0 0.0 3.3 3.3 4.4 0.0 3.3 4.4 0.8 4.4 1.1
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Home 1 1 40.0 2.0 8.0 10.0 3.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 1.0 2.0 1.0
Away 6 6 40.8 1.8 4.1 5.9 2.9 0.2 4.9 4.7 1.0 1.5 0.7
Neutral 1 1 38.0 1.1 2.1 3.2 3.2 0.0 4.2 2.1 2.0 2.1 0.0
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Wins 4 4 42.0 2.4 5.2 7.6 2.1 0.0 3.8 4.3 0.9 1.7 1.0
Losses 4 4 38.8 1.0 3.4 4.4 3.9 0.3 5.7 4.4 1.3 1.5 0.3
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November 6 6 40.5 1.8 3.8 5.6 3.0 0.2 4.1 4.4 0.9 1.8 0.7
December 2 2 40.0 1.5 6.0 7.5 3.0 0.0 6.5 4.0 1.6 1.0 0.5