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Ed Koffenberger

Edward Leroy Koffenberger (July 4, 1926 – September 21, 2014) was an American stand-out basketball and lacrosse player for the Duke University in 1945–46 and 1946–47. He is considered Duke's first "two-sport star" even though most of his accolades came from playing basketball. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, Koffenberger is the only First Team All-American basketball player from his home state when the Helms Foundation awarded him the distinction. As a 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) center, Koffenberger led the Blue Devils in scoring during both seasons he played for them, and during his senior season of 1946–47, he led the Southern Conference in both scoring and rebounding. He was a two-time All-American and two-time All-Conference selection in basketball, and in lacrosse he was a one-time All-American for his intimidating defensive presence. In 54 career basketball games he scored 733 points, including a then-Duke record 416 in 1946–47.Koffenberger was selected by the Philadelphia Warriors in a late round of the 1947 BAA draft, although he only briefly played professionally but never in the Basketball Association of America. After basketball he became an engineer, spending the majority of his career at DuPont.Koffenberger died of leukemia on September 21, 2014 at the age of 88.

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Some of their strengths

Ed Koffenberger has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Intuitive, Artistic, Intense, Altruistic, Courageous, Generous, and Extroverted.

Intuitive and Imaginative

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Ed Koffenberger is someone who is a highly intuitive, creative and imaginative person who is very loyal, caring and compassionate to others. A person who is known for being diligent and strong.

Strong and Resilient

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Ed Koffenberger well know them as someone who can be strong, expansive, and stable like a big tree.

Organized and Achievement-oriented

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Ed Koffenberger as someone who is organized, goal-oriented, practical, and persevering.

Who is hardworking, intellectual, and easygoing, who loves higher education and learning and sharing ideas with others, and who loves healthy competition.

Realistic and Skillful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Ed Koffenberger is someone who is able to separate emotions from reality, see the world in terms of right or wrong, and who is very good at getting things done.

They are also someone who is charismatic, compassionate, and understanding, and who is interested in expressing themselves through writing, public speaking, or teaching.

Traditional and Patient

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Ed Koffenberger tends to be someone who is a patient person that is very emotional, has a very sharp memory, has an ability to understand people, and who tends to be traditional and frugal.

Some of Ed Koffenberger's challenges

While Ed Koffenberger has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Ed Koffenberger can be Emotional, Rebellious, Callous, Standoffish, Stubborn, Idle, and Emotionally Distant.

Emotional and Standoffish

One of Ed Koffenberger's key challenges is that they are someone who can be emotional and standoffish.

Ed Koffenberger must also exercise caution as they can be short-tempered and aggressive.

Callous and Selfish

Ed Koffenberger is someone who can be standoffish, pessimistic, and ruthless, who can have difficulty concentrating and be impatient, can have difficulty discovering the keys to personal contentment, and who can have a tendency to overwork and hoard wealth and possessions.

Sensitive and Money-oriented

Finally, Ed Koffenberger also can have mood swings, be overly sensititive, and be a bit rigid and materialistic.

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