Former Indian Sets Record, Leads Nation
Indian, now Troy Trojan star,
Michael Vogler did not score on Saturday afternoon, but
he made his mark in a different way, passing his way into the record
books with 17 assists to lead Troy to a 100-63 defeat of
Vogler set a Troy team-record with 17 assists, breaking the mark of 16 set by Charles McDonald in 1991 and tied by Bobby Dixon versus Western Kentucky in 2006.
“Mike was feeling the game and he was letting it come to him. He was able to be very creative and create for his teammates. He was a great quarterback tonight with his passing. He did an excellent job of running the team,” head coach Don Maestri said.
Vogler is currently leading the NCAA D-1 category in assist per game with 9.2apg.
As a red-shirt freshman at Chipola, Mike V
helped to guide the 2007 Indians to a 33-3 overall record and an
appearance in the NJCAA National Championship game. During his
tenure at Chipola, Vogler earned second-team Panhandle Conference
honors while averaging 3.4ppg, 2.7apg, and shooting 44.8% from 3pt
Troy returns to action Tuesday night, December 2, on the road versus Dayton at 6:30pm.