Apr 24th, 2002 @ 7:51 am | Author: Viking Sports Information
Valley City.Viking men’s basketball coach Adam DeHaan announced today that Dawson Community College players Mario Lewis and Marcus Oatis have signed letters of intent.
Lewis, a 6-3 guard, averaged 10 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 4.6 assists per contest for the Bucs. Lewis was the catalyst on a high-powered Dawson team that garnered three MonDak all-conference selections.
Marcus Oatis is reunited with his brother Jon, a VCSU starting post and former Dawson Community College stand-out. Marcus is a 6-4 post with a defensive presence. Oatis shot 52% from the field this year, averaging 3.5ppg. He also gathered 5.6 rebounds per contest.
DeHaan is pleased with the pair’s decision. "Mario is a great athlete who can really push the envelope. We look for him to add excitement to the games. Marcus will be counted on to be a steady presence in the post rotation. These two guys make us better.
Valley City State University finished 10-19 a year ago. VCSU is a member of the Dakota Athletic Conference and is an NAIA member institution.
For more information please contact Adam DeHaan.