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December 16, 2011

2011 Season - Lee voted captain on team Stars & Stripes

Augustana senior David Lee (#14) was selected as one of four captains for Team Stars-n-Stripes in the Tazon de Estrellas in Puebla, Mexico.

PUEBLA, Mexico - Augustana senior David Lee (Springfield HS, Springfield, Ill.) has been selected as one of four team captains for Team Stars and Stripes in the third annual Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on Saturday, December 17 in Puebla, Mexico. The action kicks off on Saturday, December 17, at the 5,000-seat El Tempo del Dolor (The Temple of Pain) in Puebla (kickoff 1.30pm). The game can be seen live on TVC Deportes and via a webcast on www.GlobalFootball.com.
 
Lee, a team captain for the Vikings this past fall, saw his illustrious career at Augustana end, but not before he entrenched himself in the record books.  A three-time team offensive MVP, Lee set eight school passing and total offense records during his time here, including career pass completions (515) and attempts (839) as well as single-season marks for passing yards (2,411), pass completions (195), pass attempts (317) and total offense (2,665). 

Lee also holds single-game standards for pass completions with 28 (three times) and passing yards (429).  This season Lee completed 165 of 282 attempts (58.5%) for 1,713 yards.  He had nine touchdowns while being intercepted only seven times this season, giving him 37 touchdown passes for his career.  The 6’3”, 219-pound Lee also ran for 154 yards and four touchdowns on 67 attempts, finishing fourth on the team in total rushing yards. 

Lee was also named a semifinalist for the William V. Campbell trophy and as well as being one of four Vikings chosen to play in the 2011 Tazon de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on Saturday, December 17th in Puebla, Mexico.

He will share offensive captain’s responsibility on Team Stars & Stripes with another quarterback, Dan Stiefel of Wartburg. The defensive captains will be defensive end Trygve Henrikson from Ohio Northern and defensive back Ryan Schmidt of Central College.