Two Northwestern College basketball players were recently honored by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).
Katie DeWitt, women’s basketball
DeWitt was recently named to the NCCAA All-American team, earning First Team NCCAA All-American honors. DeWitt was previously named the NCCAA North Central Region Player of the Year.
In 29 games, DeWitt averaged 23.8 points and 9.5 rebounds per game. DeWitt’s 85 assists were a team-best, along with her 43 steals. The junior, who transferred to Northwestern after playing at Drake University in her freshman year, scored 1,000 points in an Eagles jersey quicker than any other player in NWC history.
Reid Berens, men’s basketball
Berens was recently named to the NCCAA All-American team, earning NCCAA Honorable Mention All-American accolades. Berens, a senior, led the Eagles to their first NCCAA Division I National Championship on March 20.
Berens averaged 14.6 points and 6.7 rebounds per game in 29 contests this season—both numbers led the Northwestern squad. He also grabbed 23 steals while dishing out 43 assists. Berens’ 55.7 shooting percentage was tops amongst the Eagles’ 16 players.
For more information about the NCCAA honors or the Eagles basketball teams, visit nwceagles.com.