1992-93 RECORDS OVERALL: 11-12 LEAGUE: 6-6
COACH: RECORD AT SCHOOL Craig Swanson: 26-25
RETURNING STARTERS YR. HGT. P Tom Howard Sr. 6-0 G Tony Risberg Sr. 6-3 F
TOP RETURNERS YR. HGT. P Paul Peterson Sr. 6-3 F Ryan Taube Jr. 6-0 G Brent Vieselmeyer Sr. 6-1 F
TOP NEWCOMERS YR. HGT. P Armen Bagatourian Jr. 5-10 G Jimmy Brown Jr. 6-2 F Joe Juliano Jr. 6-2 F Tom Pannel Jr. 5-10 G
If everything goes according to schedule, Swanson should earn his 200th victory as a head basketball coach at about the time his team will be fighting for a playoff spot in the Olympic League. Swanson, a former professional basketball player overseas, is beginning his third season at Orange Lutheran and has posted a 14-10 league record in his first two seasons. Last year, the Lancers finished fourth, just missing postseason play. With two starters and three other lettermen returning, Swanson might not have to wait until next year. He cites the Lancers' character and defense as the main strengths, and he believes his team could surprise some teams in league play. The Lancers have an advantage with a tough nonleague schedule that includes Villa Park and Canyon, which should give the team some experience against taller teams. Rebounding is not a strong point for Orange Lutheran.
December 2-4 at Orange Lutheran tournament; 8 at Canyon; 11 vs. Magnolia; 17 at Villa Park; 21 at Buena Park; 27-30 at Orange tournament.
January 4 vs. Capistrano Valley Christian; 11 at Brethren Christian; 14 at Ontario Christian; 15 vs. Calvary Chapel; 18 at Whittier Christian; 21 at Cerritos Valley Christian; 25 at Capistrano Valley Christian.
February 1 vs. Brethren Christian; 4 vs. Ontario Christian; 5 at Calvary Chapel; 8 vs. Whittier Christian; 11 vs. Cerritos Valley Christian.