NEW YORK – Columbia men’s basketball’s Luke Petrasek was named third team All-Met, as announced by the Met Basketball Writers Association Monday. Petrasek’s selection marks the fifth time in six years a Lion has garnered All-Met honors.
Petrasek, a Second Team All-Ivy Leaguer, led the Lions in scoring, averaging 15.1 points per game, good for fourth in the Ancient Eight. He was also among the top-10 in the Ivy League in rebounding (5.7 – 10th), free-throw percentage (.800 – ninth) and blocks (0.7 – seventh).
The 6-10 forward scored in double-figures in 21 games and eclipsed the 20-point plateau on seven occasions. Petrasek registered back-to-back double-doubles at Quinnipiac (18 points, 14 rebounds) and against Army (11 points, 11 rebounds). He was named Ivy League Player of the Week on Jan. 16 after registering a career-high 31 points on 11-fo-14 shooting at Cornell.
For his career, Petrasek racked up 1,040 points, which puts him tied for 22nd on the Lions’ all-time list. The East Northport, New York, native also compiled 95 career blocks, good for fifth on Columbia’s career chart.