February 21, 2014
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HENDERSON, Tenn. - With his basket with with 3:31 left in the first half of Freed-Hardeman's (Tenn.) 85-79 victory over Park (Mo.) on Thursday, Kyle Teichmann made history.
Teichmann's shot in the paint gave him 11 points for the game and, more importantly, 2115 points for his career - more than anyone else in program history.
With that shot the senior forward from Brentwood, Tenn., became FHU's all-time leading scorer, passing Jamie Norsworthy who accumulated 2113 points while playing from 1999-2003.
The record watch has been on since the start of the 2013 season, which was unfortunately ended early for Teichmann after he tore his ACL in the second game of the year. He was able to receive a medical redshirt, allowing him another chance at his senior season and another year to shoot for the record.
While his scoring average this year (16.6 points per game) is down from his sophomore and junior seasons due to a deep and balanced Lion offense, he still set the new mark with plenty of games to spare.
Norsworthy, a guard from Sedalia, Ky., became the program's top scorer in the final game of his career when he passed Micheal Gaines (2098 points) with a 20-point performance in an 88-85 loss at Martin Methodist (Tenn.) College.
Teichmann also set a new program record for career field goals made with 810, breaking Garrett Grills's 20-year-old record of 803. He currently ranks fourth in career rebounding with 855.