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Kevin Menard

  • Position: Forward
  • Height: 6'6“
  • Weight: 205 lbs.
  • Birthdate: March 25, 1983
  • Hometown: Frankfort, IL
  • High School: Lincoln-Way High School in New Lenox, IL

High School Career

Menard earned Special Mention honors on the 2000-01 Chicago Tribune All-State Team. He also helped his team to an overall record of 25-5 along with a #8 ranking in the state of Illinois by averaging 18 ppg and 7 rpg with a .520 FG%. Menard was a three-time selection to conference and area teams. He played with the AAU team, Illinois Wolverines.

He chose Marquette over Purdue, Bradley, Illinois State, and Indiana State.

Marquette Career

Menard was a role player off the bench for his only season at Marquette, 2001-02. He scored in four of the nine games in which he appeared. He had a season-high four points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Dec. 19 and DePaul on Jan. 19. For his Marquette career, he scored only 12 points.

At the end of the season, Menard transferred to Carthage College, a Division III school in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Quotables

  • Marquette head coach, Tom Crean, on Menard's transfer: “Kevin is looking to have a productive college career where he can have a chance to play. He's a great kid, and he continued to work out with us to the very end, until the semester was over. I wish him the best. He was a very good person here.”
  • Carthage head coach, Bosko Djurickovic, on landing Menard: “Kevin is going to be a great addition to our program. He's an impact-type player, and he's a real good fit for what we need. He can make the 3-point basket, he's a very tough and physical inside player, an excellent rebounder and a good defender. For us, he's just what the doctor ordered.”D3Hoops.com Article

Personal Notes

His most memorable athletic moment was signing his national letter of intent to attend Marquette.


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