skip navigation

January's Nike Players of the Month Announced

02/13/2018, 10:45am CST
By Pasha Zolfaghari

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The National Wheelchair Basketball Association is honored to announce the NWBA’s Nike Players of the Month for January. January’s winners and results are listed on the NWBA website at http://www.nwba.org/pastwinners.

Winners of the NWBA Player of the Month program will receive a Nike Dri-FIT NWBA branded t-shirt.

 

The NWBA recognized the following athletes per division:

         Junior Division: One Varsity

         Intercollegiate Division: One player (either men’s or women’s athlete)

         Women’s Division: One player

         Adult Division: One player for each Division I, Division II and Division III

 

Women’s Division

No nominees

 

Adult Division I

No nominees

 

Adult Division II

 Robbie Gordon of the Tampa Bay Strong Dogs

  • Voted the Adult Division II MVP for the Pioneer Classic by the coaches in the tournament

 

Adult Division III

 Anthony McDaniel Jr. of the Mobile Patriots 

  • Voted the Adult Division III MVP in the Pioneer Classic by the coaches in the tournament

 

Intercollegiate Division

Dylan Fischbach of Vermillion, South Dakota and The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater (Men) 

  • Leads his team in assists and is constantly in the top two for points and rebounds
  • Scored 14 or more in every game this month 
  • Is averaging nearly a triple-double for the month of January

 

Junior Varsity's

Garrett Castillo of Woodville, Texas and the TIRR Memorial Hermann Junior Hotwheels

  • Over the season, he is averaging 18 points, 14 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 1 block per game
  • Led the BlazeSports Big Peach Slam Jam tournament with 74 rebounds across six games, including 15 rebounds in the championship game

 

Junior Prep:

 Caleb Roach of St. Joseph, Missouri and the Nebraska Red Dawgs

  • Average 18 points per game in the Whitewater and Dawg Pound Showdown tournaments
  • Scored 26 points in the Dawg Pound Showdown championship game

 

The NWBA thanks all athletes, coaches, and supporters for participating in January’s Player of the Month awards. Congratulations again to all players that were nominated and selected as Players of the Month.

February’s Players of the Month applications are due at 12:00 pm MST on Monday, March 5. All Player of the Month applications should be sent to pashazolfaghari@nwba.org.

Tag(s): Home  Events  Calendar  List of Events  Junior Division - Prep  Junior Division - Varsity  Division I  Division II  Division III  Women's