|High school:MOC-Floyd Valley|
2015-16: played in 16 games; averaged 2.6 points, 1.8 rebounds per game; shot 68% FG.
2014-15: played in all 28 games; averaged 4.6 points and 3.2 rebounds; shot 66.2% FG.
2013-14: played in all 31 games, started in 6 games; averaged 3.4 points and 2.4 rebounds; shot 56.8% FG.
High School: three-year letter winner; two-time all-state and first team all-conference selection; earned first team all-Northwest Iowa Review honors; helped lead the Dutch to the state tournament three years; averaged 12.5 points and five rebounds per game while shooting over 75% from the field. Earned Academic All-Conference Honors.
Academic: Biology/Health Professions major. Personal: son of Kelly and Rachel; brother to Daniel, Alex and Jesse.
2015-16: played in 16 games; 42pts (2.6), 29 reb. (1.8), 68% FG
2014-15: played in 28 games; 130 points (4.6), 89 rebounds (3.2); 66.2% FG.
2013-14: played in 31 games; 105 points (3.4), 75 rebounds (2.4); 56.8% FG.
Career Totals: 75 games; 277 points (4.0), 193 rebounds (2.8); 61.6% FG; 2 10+ games
Career Highs: 12 pts vs Mt. Marty; 9 reb. vs Lakota; 3 assists (2x), 3 blocks vs Doane
No.4 Northwestern College dropped a heart-breaker at the hands of No.1 seed Indiana Wesleyan, 77-75, in the second round of the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship played today in Point Lookout, Mo.
No. 19 Northwestern College defeated Hastings 100-78 in a GPAC Quarterfinal match-up played tonight in the Bultman Center.
Colton Kooima poured in a career-high 43 points and Northwestern held off a furious Midland comeback to defeat the Warriors 83-81 in a GPAC match-up played today on senior day.
Derek Buysse poured in a career-high 31 points in leading No. 20 Northwestern to a 97-62 win over Mount Marty in a GPAC match-up played tonight at the Bultman Center.
No. 13 Northwestern College cruised to a 100-84 road win against Doane in a GPAC match-up played this afternoon in Crete, Neb.
Colton Kooima netted a game-high 37 points in leading No.13 Northwestern College to a 105-94 road win over Dordt College in a GPAC match-up played tonight in Sioux Center, Iowa.
No. 4 Northwestern College was outscored 11-6 in the second overtime as they lost to Hastings 90-85 (2OT) in a conference match-up played today in Hastings, Neb.
No.4 Northwestern College could not overcome an incredible shooting display by Briar Cliff in its 103-77 loss Wednesday night at the Bultman Center.
No. 4 Northwestern College converted seven of its final nine field goal attempts to spark a late first half run to break away from upset-minded Mount Marty 87-67 in a conference match-up played tonight in Yankton, S.D.
Colton Kooima poured in a game-high 33 points and Nathan Wedel scored 18 of his 23 points in the second half in leading No.4 Northwestern College to a 103-83 win over No.12 Dakota Wesleyan in a GPAC showdown between ranked teams.
No. 4 Northwestern College had its 17-game win streak come to a screeching halt with a 98-84 road loss to No. 20 Midland in a conference match-up played tonight in Fremont, Neb.
Colton Kooima scored a game-high 26 points and Nathan Wedel netted 20 in leading No.4 Northwestern College to a 94-77 win over Mayville State this evening at the Dordt Classic in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Nathan Wedel matched his season high with 21 points to help No.4 Northwestern College defeat Waldorf 101-83 on Wednesday night in the Bultman Center.
Northwestern College handed Concordia its first home loss with a 93-89 overtime win in a GPAC match-up played this afternoon in Seward, Neb.
Five Red Raiders scored in double figures as No.6 Northwestern College rolled to a 115-44 home win over Oak Hills Christian in non-conference play.
Northwestern College overcame a double-digit, second-half deficit to defeat Dordt College 83-78 in a conference match-up played tonight at the Bultman Center.
Northwestern College used some late game heroics to come back and defeat Morningside College 85-84 in a GPAC match-up played tonight in Sioux City, Iowa.
Two extended Northwestern scoring runs proved to be the difference in the Red Raiders 89-87 win over Concordia in the conference opener played tonight in the Bultman Center.
Colton Kooima poured in a career-high 40 points in leading Northwestern to a 95-72 win over (RV) University of Jamestown Friday night at the Bultman Center.
Riley Francis poured in a career-high 21 points in leading Northwestern to a 77-66 road win over a ranked Peru State squad tonight in Peru, Neb.
Kyle Kilgore scored off a short jumper just before the final horn as #14 Dakota State handed Northwestern a 90-89 last second loss tonight in Madison, S.D.
Van Kalsbeek To Play Basketball at Northwestern
Justin Van Kalsbeek (Sheldon, Iowa) has signed a letter of intent to continue his basketball career at Northwestern College next year.
Boys Basketball Camp II Award Winners
Northwestern College hosted the second of two basketball camps this past week (July 23-26) at the Bultman Center, Rowenhorst Student Center and MOC-Floyd Valley Middle School.
Boys Basketball Camp II Award Winners
Northwestern College hosted its annual boys basketball camp this past week at the Bultman Center.