OHIO MALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK -- DEC. 10, 2018
Name: Ben Vander Plas
Sport: Men's Basketball
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Major: Communication Studies
Week's Achievements: Redshirt freshman Ben Vander Plas (Ripon, Wis.) averaged 8.5 points and 3.5 rebounds last week as the Ohio men’s basketball team (6-3) went 1-1. Vander Plas totaled a team-high four steals in an 82-62 loss at Xavier last Wednesday (Dec. 5). He also chipped in three points, three assists and two rebounds over 24 minutes off of the bnech. On Saturday (Dec. 8) in a 78-69 win over Radford at the Convocation Center in Athens, Vander Plas sank two three-pointers and made all six of his free throw attempts en route to a 14-point performance. He also added five rebounds and an assist in 14 minutes of action off of the bench.