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Reiter Named to BCAM Academic-Athletic Team

Ben Reiter playing basketball.
Photo by Kimberly Moss

Kalamazoo College men's basketball senior Ben Reiter was named to the 2020 Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan (BCAM) Men's College Academic-Athletic Team.

Ben averaged 14.3 points and 4.5 rebounds this past season. He was an All-MIAA Second Team selection as a junior last season and scored over 1,000 career points. Reiter tied the school record for made 3's in a game with seven. He is a volunteer at local soup kitchens in the Kalamazoo area. He carries a 3.4 GPA as a chemistry major and is planning on attending dental school.

"Ben epitomizes what it means to be a student-athlete," said Kalamazoo Head Coach Nick Giard. "He takes pride in putting forth his best effort both on the court and in the classroom so I know it means a lot to him to be named to the BCAM College All-Academic Team. I'm excited to see what his future holds!"

Each BCAM Academic-Athletic Honor Team pays tribute to five outstanding scholar-athletes from Michigan colleges and universities at the NCAA I, NCAA II, NCAA III, and NAIA levels. To be eligible, players must be nominated by their BCAM member coach, be either a starter or an important reserve, have reached sophomore standing, have participated in at least 50% of the team's games, and have at least a 3.0 GPA. The BCAM teams are selected on the basis of academic achievement, athletic accomplishments, and extra-curricular activities.

Reiter is joined on the BCAM Academic-Athletic team by players from Spring Arbor, Alma, Concordia, and Grace Christian.