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February's Nike Players of the Month Announced

03/12/2018, 11:45am CDT
By Pasha Zolfaghari

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – The National Wheelchair Basketball Association is honored to announce the NWBA’s Nike Players of the Month for February. February’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

Joseph Chambers of Davis, CA and the Sacramento Rollin' Kings

  • Scored 61 points in a Triple OT victory against #1 ranked Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks
  • Averaged 41.2 points per game in the Brad Rich Invitational
  • Second year in a row to score more than 60 points in a game at the Brad Rich Invitational

 

Adult Division II

 No nominees

 

Adult Division III

No nominees

 

Intercollegiate Division

Ranley Clayton of Alexander City, AL and Auburn University - Men

  • Scored a season high 14 points in three consecutive games
  • Led the team in scoring during 5 games played at Illinois – 59 points
  • As a female class 1.0 playing on the Auburn University men’s team she is a leader on the team.

 

Junior Varsity's

Austin Smith of the Charlotte Rollin' Hornets - Varsity

  • Academic All-American for the past four years
  • Team Captain of the Charlotte Rollin' Hornets - Varsity

 

Junior Prep:

AJ Miller of Cedar Rapids, IA and the SportAbility Rolling Panthers

  • Averaging 12 points per game so far this season
  • Helped his team earn a record of 3-1 during the Big Cheese Classic and a second place finish

 

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

March’s Players of the Month applications are due at 12:00 pm MST on Monday, April 2. All Player of the Month applications should be sent to pashazolfaghari@nwba.org.

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