NACC Announces Men's Basketball Season Awards

2018 NACC Player of the Year, Marcus Myers
2018 NACC Player of the Year, Marcus Myers

The Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference men's basketball awards have been announced for the 2017-18 season. All awards are voted on by the league's head coaches.

Aurora University's Marcus Myers was named Player of the Year, while Rockford University's Trae Blumhorst was tabbed as Defensive Player of the Year.

Concordia University Wisconsin's Jordan Johnson was selected as the Freshman of the Year and Aurora's Lance Robinson was voted Coach of the Year by his peers following the Spartans' (17-8, 16-4 NACC) NACC regular-season title.

The complete awards listing appears below.

 

2018 NACC Men's Basketball Awards

Player of the Year: Marcus Myers, Aurora

Defensive Player of the Year: Trae Blumhorst, Rockford

Freshman of the Year: Jordan Johnson, Concordia Wisconsin

Coach of the Year: Lance Robinson, Aurora

 

First Team All-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference
Tony Diemer Rockford Jr. F Rockford, Ill.
Josh Hau Concordia Wisconsin Jr. G Slinger, Wis.
Travis Kell Edgewood Sr. F Madison, Wis.
Collin Kennedy Wisconsin Lutheran Jr. F Holmen, Wis.
Matthew Kirmse MSOE So. G Saukville, Wis.
Alex Manhardt Marian Sr. F West Bend, Wis.
Pat McDonald Lakeland Jr. G Port Washington, Wis.
Marcus Myers Aurora Sr. G Milwaukee, Wis.
Brayden Olson Benedictine Sr. G Grand Rapids, Mich.
Max Vickers Aurora Jr. F Streator, Ill.
         
Second Team All-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference
Kenny Bogus Benedictine So. F Roselle, Ill.
Ty Carlson Aurora Jr. F Elburn, Ill.
Eric Grygo Benedictine So. F Addison, Ill.
Tim Robertson Dominican Sr. F Chicago, Ill.
Jens Soderholm Benedictine Sr. F LaSalle, Ill.
         
Honorable Mention: Carlos Campos, Lakeland (So., G); Jordan Johnson, Concordia Wisconsin (Fr., G); Chase Nowak, Wisconsin Lutheran (Sr., F); Jason Palesse, MSOE (Jr., G); Mitch Pelissier, Concordia Chicago (Jr., G); Jonny Woolf, Dominican (Sr., G).