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March's Nike Players of the Month Announced

04/06/2018, 10:30am 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 March. March’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

Gail Gaeng of Chicago, IL and the LWSRA Lady Hawks

  • Tournament MVP of the 2018 National Women's Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
  • Led the LWSRA Lady Hawks in scoring throughout the tournament to help the team finish in third place

 

Adult Division I

No nominees

 

Adult Division II

 No nominees

 

Adult Division III

No nominees

 

Intercollegiate Division

Rose Hollermann of Elysian, Minnesota and University of Texas at Arlington - Women

  • Named the 2018 National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Women’s most valuable player
  • Scored 30 points in the championship game to help lead UTA to become the Women's Tournament Champions

 

Junior Varsity's

Chauncey Wulf of Decatur, IL and the Peoria Wildcats

  • Averaged 16.6 ppg, 11.7 rpg and 3.8 spg this season
  • Led his team in points and rebounds per game, leading to the Peoria Wildcats to their first state championship in franchise history

 

Junior Prep:

Adam Smith of Marvin, NC and Charlotte Rollin' Hornets Prep - Purple

  • Described as the defensive stopper on his team, meaning that he will almost always defend the opponents' best player
  • He is a go-to scorer that plays well off the ball and often sets 5-6 pick in a play

 

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

The Nike Player of the Month Program will resume at the start of next season in October. 

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