THE OFFICIAL UIC FLAMES ATHLETIC WEBSITE



4
Lance Whitaker
Lance Whitaker

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Bartlett, Ill.

High School:
Bartlett

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
Guard/Forward


12/17/2014

UIC's Second Half Run Falls Short at SMU, 67-46

Dallas native Marc Brown scores team-high 15 points

12/15/2014

UIC Forced OT in Near Comeback, Fell to UT-Martin, 81-78

Flames faced a 17-point deficit mid-way through the second half

11/25/2014

Flames Cruise Past Saint Xavier at Home, 87-76

Wiegand totals game-highs of 20 points and 12 rebounds

11/22/2014

Sharp-Shooting Kent State Defeats UIC, 78-60

Jake Wiegand leads Flames with 26 points and nine rebounds

08/14/2014

Flames Let Lead Slip Against Carleton, 64-49

UIC held a five-point advantage early in the third quarter

Lance Whitaker's Career Stats

Photo Gallery of Lance Whitaker

2013-14:
Played in three games and started one before tearing his right ACL. Received a medical redshirt from the NCAA and will retain four years of eligibility.

High School/Prior to UIC: Four-year letterwinner at Bartlett High School ... Served as team captain in all four years of high school basketball ... Garnered All-State honors as a senior ... Named All-Upstate Eight Conference in three-of-four seasons ... Named Bartlett's Most Valuable Player in both his sophomore and senior seasons ... Sat out junior season with torn ACL ... Made quick recovery, and played with the Illinois Wolves on the AAU circuit in summer 2012 ... Lists "biggest athletic thrill" as playing in the supersectionals during his freshman year of high school ... Scored a 30 on his ACT.

Personal: Born Dec. 23, 1994 in Bartlett, Ill. ... Son of Larry and Lena Whitaker ... Currently enrolled as a Management major.

SPONSORSHIP/PROMOTION
TWITTER
SHOP NOW