Horstman to Play Football/Basketball for NWC

Date posted - January 7, 2016

Northwesstern logoOrange City, Iowa — Joey Horstman has signed a letter of intent to continue his football and basketball careers at Northwestern College next year.

Horstman is a 6’0” wide receiver/defensive back who played two years for the Western Christian High School football team. Horstman totaled 39 catches for 498 yards and five touchdowns in leading his team to a class 2A state runner-up finish with an 11-3 record in 2015. He also registered 16 tackles and one interception on defense while earning all-conference honors for the second consecutive year. As a junior, Horstman posted 12 catches for 237 yards and two touchdowns while leading his team to the state playoffs.

“We are excited to have Joey join the Red Raider football family,” commented head coach Matt McCarty. “He is an outstanding athlete and competitor. Joey has been coached well throughout his career and he will be a positive impact on our team and campus.”

A three-year letterwinner in basketball, Horstman averaged eight points and three assists in the Wolfpack to a 22-3 record and state tournament appearance as a junior. As a sophomore, Horstman was a starter and scored six points per game with 22 three-pointers for a team that finished 27-0 and won the class 2A state championship. An academic all-district selection and honor roll student, Horstman plans to major in accounting at Northwestern. He is the son of Mark and Cheryl.

“Joey is an outstanding athlete and teammate,” commented head coach Kris Korver. “He is a proven winner who has been coached well throughout his career. Joey can shoot the ball well and has good understanding of the game. We are excited to have Joey join our basketball program.”

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