John Mantel Named to NABC All-District Second Team
Thursday, March 18, 2010
The post-season awards list continues to grow for Calvin senior John Mantel. The Chelsea native was named to the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches) Division III All-District second team this afternoon. It marks the third consecutive year that a Calvin men’s basketball player has landed NABC All-District honors as Caleb Veldhouse was a second team selection in 2008 and 2009.
During the 2009-10 season, Mantel averaged 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds a game. He concluded his career 12th on the Calvin career scoring list with 1,263 points and sixth on the Calvin career rebounding list with 680 rebounds. At the conclusion of the season, Mantel was named to the All-MIAA first team for the second straight year after helping lead Calvin to its second consecutive outright MIAA regular season title.
Mantel is scheduled to compete in the NABC Division III All-Star game in Salem, Virginia, on Saturday.
CALVIN NABC ALL-DISTRICT SELECTIONS OVER LAST 12 YEARS
John Mantel, 2nd Team, 2010
Caleb Veldhouse, 2nd Team, 2009
Caleb Veldhouse 2nd Team 2008
Dan Aultman 1st Team 2005
Dan Aultman 2nd Team 2004
Jeremy Veenstra 1st Team 2003
Jeremy Veenstra 1st Team 2002
Jeremy Veenstra 1st Team 2001
Aaron Winkle 1st Team 2000
Aaron Winkle 1st Team 1999