Mid-term Report: Div II and III Men & Women

Plenty to like about the efforts of the kiwis playing NCAA Division II and III basketball. 

In particular Eva Langton, Chanel Brodeur-Muir, Raquel Sampson, Will Heather, Conor Flanagan and Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones are putting up some good numbers.

NCAA Division II Women

Chanel Brodeur-Muir (Senior at St Thomas Aquinas College, New York)

Chanel Brodeur-Muir is second on scoring (7.8ppg)and rebounding (5.4rpg) for the Spartans. Has scored in double figures on five occasions this season.

This season GP 11 GS 8 Points 86 Rebounds 59

Career GP 58 GS 12 Points 170

Eva Langton (Texas A&M International)

Eva Langton won the Lone Star Conference Player of the Week following an outstanding 6 rebounds, 2 blocks and 6 steals to go with 13 points in the win against St Edwards. The six steals were a career high.

This season GP 9 GS 9 Points 99

Career GP 49 GS 44 Points 345

Hannah Wentworth (Sophomore at Eckerd College)

Hannah played her freshman season at Utah State University Eastern. Scored a season high 9 points against Davenport in December. Leads the team in 3-point shooting at 44% (7/16).

This season GP 7 GS 0 Points 25

Tessa Talo-Tomokino (Sophomore at Northeastern State University)

Tessa started 12 of 22 games for the Riverhawks in 2020-21. Only played 16 minutes per game but led the team in FG% making 23 from 47 at 48%.

This season GP 4 GS 0 Points 12

Career GP 26 GS 12 Points 67

Raquel Sampson (Freshman at Auburn University Montgomery)

Scored a season high 11 points against Trevecca Nazarene. Is third on the team in rebounding averaging 4 boards per game.

This season GP 6 GS 0 Points 43 Rebounds 24

NCAA Division III Women

Rachel Pike (Freshman at University of Wisconsin Superior)

Rachel Pike scored a season best 7 points against Martin Luther in December.

This season GP 6 GS 0 Points 10

Katie Van Den Bogaert (Freshman at Whitworth University)

Katie scored two points in both the games she has played this season.

This season GP 2 GS 0 Points 4

NCAA Division II Men

Matt Brien (Senior at University of Nebraska at Kearney)

Matt Brien scored a season high 15 points against Sterling. Claimed 10 rebounds in the same game for a second career double-double. 

This season GP 9 GS 2 Points 22

Career GP 31 GS 13 Points 179

Conor Flanagan (Junior at University of West Florida)

Scored a season best 13 points against Clark Atlanta and has recently passed the career 400 points mark.

This season GP 12 GS 0 Points 66 Rebounds 39

Career GP 57 GS 33 Points 415

Sam Gold (Freshman at Holy Names University)

Three appearances to date for Sam Gold – 4 points and 4 rebounds against Chaminade.

This season GP 3 GS 0 Points 4

William Heather (Junior at Dallas Baptist University)

Made 5 from 7 three-pointer against Texas A&M Commerce. Has made 15 from 29 threes at 52%. Wil scored a career best 21 points against Colorado Mesa.

This season GP 9 GS 8 Points 94

Career GP 54 GS 31 Points 426

Josh Lowe (Senior at Lee University)

Josh missed the entire 2020-21 season after undergoing surgery – has started all 7 games for Lee. Scored a season high 14 points against Johnson.

This season GP 7 GS 7 Points 35

Career GP 59 GS 36 Points 302 Rebounds 191

Sean Murphy (Freshman at University of Nebraska Kearney)

Sean scored a season high 10 points against Chadron State and has claimed 8 rebounds in a game on  three occasions.

This season GP 11 GS 8 Points 44 Rebounds 59 

Oscar Oswald (Junior at St Edwards University)

The former Junior Tall Black out of Palmerston North Boys High School hasn’t played this season as he recovers from injury.

Tom Power (Junior at University of Hawaii at Hilo)

The Waikato forward has played just two games this season.

This season GP 2 GS 0 Points 0

Career GP 59 GS 8 PPG 1.0

Mac Stodart (Sophomore at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs)

Mac Stodart has transferred to Colorado Springs after playing his freshman season at Concordia University where he made 13 appearances. Has a season high 9 points against Kansas Christian in this campaign.

This season GP 8 GS 0 Points 23

Career GP 13 GS 8 Points 166

Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones (Sophomore at University of Hawaii at Hilo)

Tait-Jones leads the Hilo scoring (16.8ppg) and rebounding (7.5rpg). Has scored in double figures in all 10 games with a season high 26 points against Simpson.

This season GP 10 GS 10 Points 168 Rebounds 75 Assists 27

Career GP 17 GS 17 Points 366 Rebounds 177

Thomas Whyte (Junior at Assumption University)

The former Auckland Grammar guard has made three appearances this season scoring 3 points against Georgian Court.

This season GP 3 GS 0 Points 3

Career GP 13 GS 0 Point 14

Marvin Williams-Dunn (Sophomore at Ouachita Baptist University)

Marvin has played all 10 games for the Tigers this season – scored 6 points against Texas-Tyler.

This season GP 10 GS 3 Points 19

Career GP 27 GS 14 PPG 81

NCAA Division III Men

Alex Blackmore (Freshman at Castleton University)

The former St Pat’s Silverstream wing has made a good start to his career at Castleton, Season highs 14 points and 6 rebounds against Norwich. Third on the team in rebounding (45).

This season GP 11 GS 0 Points 69

Lachie MacFarlane (Freshman at Orbelin College, Ohio)

Former Rangiora High School head boy Lachie McFarlane has played just the two games for the Yeomen.

This season GP 2 GS 0 Points 0

Ben Reeves (Sophomore at St Joseph’s College, Brooklyn)

Former Otago Boys High School guard Ben Reeves returns to New York for his sophomore season after all Division III programmes were cancelled in 2020-21 due to covid.

Career GP 9 Points 6

Noah Watson (Senior at Muhlenberg College)

Having started all 10 games for Muhlenberg Noah Watson scored a career high 20 points against S

Div 2 & 3 Mid-season

Plenty to like about the efforts of the kiwis playing NCAA Division II and III basketball. 

In particular Eva Langton, Chanel Brodeur-Muir, Raquel Sampson, Will Heather, Conor Flanagan and Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones are putting up some good numbers.

NCAA Division II Women

Chanel Brodeur-Muir (Senior at St Thomas Aquinas College, New York)

Chanel Brodeur-Muir is second on scoring (7.8ppg)and rebounding (5.4rpg) for the Spartans. Has scored in double figures on five occasions this season.

This season GP 11 GS 8 Points 86 Rebounds 59

Career GP 58 GS 12 Points 170

Eva Langton (Texas A&M International)

Eva Langton won the Lone Star Conference Player of the Week following an outstanding 6 rebounds, 2 blocks and 6 steals to go with 13 points in the win against St Edwards. The six steals were a career high.

This season GP 9 GS 9 Points 99

Career GP 49 GS 44 Points 345

Hannah Wentworth (Sophomore at Eckerd College)

Hannah played her freshman season at Utah State University Eastern. Scored a season high 9 points against Davenport in December. Leads the team in 3-point shooting at 44% (7/16).

This season GP 7 GS 0 Points 25

Tessa Talo-Tomokino (Sophomore at Northeastern State University)

Tessa started 12 of 22 games for the Riverhawks in 2020-21. Only played 16 minutes per game but led the team in FG% making 23 from 47 at 48%.

This season GP 4 GS 0 Points 12

Career GP 26 GS 12 Points 67

Raquel Sampson (Freshman at Auburn University Montgomery)

Scored a season high 11 points against Trevecca Nazarene. Is third on the team in rebounding averaging 4 boards per game.

This season GP 6 GS 0 Points 43 Rebounds 24

NCAA Division III Women

Rachel Pike (Freshman at University of Wisconsin Superior)

Rachel Pike scored a season best 7 points against Martin Luther in December.

This season GP 6 GS 0 Points 10

Katie Van Den Bogaert (Freshman at Whitworth University)

Katie scored two points in both the games she has played this season.

This season GP 2 GS 0 Points 4

NCAA Division II Men

Matt Brien (Senior at University of Nebraska at Kearney)

In his second season Matt scored a season high 15 points against Sterling. Claimed 10 rebounds in the same game for a second career double-double. 

This season GP 9 GS 2 Points 22

Career GP 31 GS 13 Points 179

Conor Flanagan (Junior at University of West Florida)

Scored a season best 13 points against Clark Atlanta and has recently passed the career 400 points mark.

This season GP 12 GS 0 Points 66 Rebounds 39

Career GP 57 GS 33 Points 415

Sam Gold (Freshman at Holy Names University)

Three appearances to date for Sam Gold – 4 points and 4 rebounds against Chaminade.

This season GP 3 GS 0 Points 4

William Heather (Junior at Dallas Baptist University)

Made 5 from 7 three-pointer against Texas A&M Commerce. Has made 15 from 29 threes at 52%. Wil scored a career best 21 points against Colorado Mesa.

This season GP 9 GS 8 Points 94

Career GP 54 GS 31 Points 426

Josh Lowe (Senior at Lee University)

Josh missed the entire 2020-21 season after undergoing surgery – has started all 7 games for Lee. Scored a season high 14 points against Johnson.

This season GP 7 GS 7 Points 35

Career GP 59 GS 36 Points 302 Rebounds 191

Sean Murphy (Freshman at University of Nebraska Kearney)

Sean scored a season high 10 points against Chadron State and has claimed 8 rebounds in a game on  three occasions.

This season GP 11 GS 8 Points 44 Rebounds 59 

Oscar Oswald (Junior at St Edwards University)

The former Junior Tall Black out of Palmerston North Boys High School hasn’t played this season as he recovers from injury.

Tom Power (Junior at University of Hawaii at Hilo)

The Waikato forward has played just two games this season.

This season GP 2 GS 0 Points 0

Career GP 59 GS 8 PPG 1.0

Mac Stodart (Sophomore at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs)

Mac Stodart has transferred to Colorado Springs after playing his freshman season at Concordia University where he made 13 appearances. Has a season high 9 points against Kansas Christian in this campaign.

This season GP 8 GS 0 Points 23

Career GP 13 GS 8 Points 166

Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones (Sophomore at University of Hawaii at Hilo)

Tait-Jones leads the Hilo scoring (16.8ppg) and rebounding (7.5rpg). Has scored in double figures in all 10 games with a season high 26 points against Simpson.

This season GP 10 GS 10 Points 168 Rebounds 75 Assists 27

Career GP 17 GS 17 Points 366 Rebounds 177

Thomas Whyte (Junior at Assumption University)

The former Auckland Grammar guard has made three appearances this season scoring 3 points against Georgian Court.

This season GP 3 GS 0 Points 3

Career GP 13 GS 0 Point 14

Marvin Williams-Dunn (Sophomore at Ouachita Baptist University)

Marvin has played all 10 games for the Tigers this season – scored 6 points against Texas-Tyler.

This season GP 10 GS 3 Points 19

Career GP 27 GS 14 PPG 81

NCAA Division III Men

Alex Blackmore (Freshman at Castleton University)

The former St Pat’s Silverstream wing has made a good start to his career at Castleton, Season highs 14 points and 6 rebounds against Norwich. Third on the team in rebounding (45).

This season GP 11 GS 0 Points 69

Lachie MacFarlane (Freshman at Orbelin College, Ohio)

Former Rangiora High School head boy Lachie McFarlane has played just the two games for the Yeomen.

This season GP 2 GS 0 Points 0

Ben Reeves (Sophomore at St Joseph’s College, Brooklyn)

Former Otago Boys High School guard Ben Reeves returns to New York for his sophomore season after all Division III programmes were cancelled in 2020-21 due to covid.

Career GP 9 Points 6

Noah Watson (Senior at Muhlenberg College)

Having started all 10 games for Muhlenberg Noah Watson scored a career high 20 points against Susquehanna.

This season GP 10 GS 10 Points 74

GP 52 GS 10 Points 343

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