OHIO MALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK -- NOV. 12, 2018
Name: Ben Vander Plas
Sport: Men's Basketball
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Major: Communication Studies
Week's Achievements: Redshirt freshman forward Ben Vander Plas (Ripon, Wis.) scored 16 points and added eight rebounds and two assists in 17 minutes of work off the bench in his collegiate debut as the Ohio men’s basketball team (1-0) opened up the 2018-19 season with a 97-61 victory over Wilberforce last Wednesday (Nov. 7) at the Convocation Center in Athens. Vander Plas shot 6-of-8 from the floor with a pair of threes and knocked down two of his three free throw attempts.