2017-2018 Northwest Missouri State Bearcats

2017-2018 Northwest Missouri State Bearcats Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
32 Brett Dougherty Sr F 6-7 220 - Omaha (NE) United States Papillion-La Vista Senior High School
45 Tyler Dougherty So F 6-7 215 - Omaha (NE) United States Papillion-La Vista Senior High School
5 Kirk Finley So G 6-4 170 - Blue Springs (MO) United States Blue Springs South High School
33 Ryan Hawkins Fr F 6-7 220 - Atlantic (IA) United States Atlantic High School
20 Trevor Hudgins RS-Fr G 6-0 180 - Manhattan (KS) United States Manhattan High School
3 Tyree King Fr G 6-1 N/A - Blue Springs (MO) United States Blue Springs South High School
21 Xavier Kurth Sr G 6-2 192 - Saint Joseph (MO) United States Lafayette High School
24 Daric Laing Fr G 6-2 175 - Chariton (IA) United States Chariton High School
23 Chris-Ebou Ndow Sr F 6-6 211 Dec 10, 1993 Stavanger Norway N/A
1 Justin Pitts Sr G 5-10 150 Oct 26, 1994 Blue Springs (MO) United States Blue Springs South High School
34 Dray Starzl Jr F 6-8 225 - Kearney (MO) United States Kearney High School
44 Ryan Welty So F 6-8 190 - Parkville (MO) United States Park Hill South High School
30 Joey Witthus Jr G 6-7 220 - Chanhassen (MN) United States Chanhassen High School

2017-2018 Northwest Missouri State Bearcats Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Justin Pitts MIAA Tournament MOP
Justin Pitts MIAA All-Tournament Team
Ryan Welty MIAA All-Tournament Team
Justin Pitts NABC Division II All-America Team
Justin Pitts MIAA Player of the Year
Justin Pitts MIAA All-First Team
Chris-Ebou Ndow MIAA All-Second Team
Brett Dougherty MIAA All-Third Team
Joey Witthus MIAA All-Third Team
Brett Dougherty MIAA All-Defensive Team
Justin Pitts NABC All-District Central First Team

2017-2018 Northwest Missouri State Bearcats Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ben McCollum Head Coach 2009-2010 N/A
Austin Meyer Associate Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Northwest Missouri State, 2010 to 2015)
Mel Tjeerdsma Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Marshall Fey Assistant Athletic Director, Director of Media Relations 2013-2014 N/A
Kelly Quinlin Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Joe Quinlin Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2008-2009 N/A
Nick Peters Assistant Athletic Trainer 2010-2011 N/A