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Pottebaum Signs With NWC Basketball

Erika Pottebaum of Hull has signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball career at Northwestern College next year.

Pottebaum is a 5’10” guard who recently completed a standout, four-year career playing for the Boyden-Hull High School basketball team. Pottebaum averaged 9.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and totaled 38 assists in leading the Comets to a 15-9 record and district semifinal appearance. She recorded a team-high 53 steals and shot 57% from the field, earning all-conference honors as a senior. Pottebaum averaged 10 points and 5.9 rebounds as a junior and earned all-conference honors in both softball and volleyball. A member of the National Honor Society, Pottebaum plans to major in exercise science at Northwestern. She is the daughter of Dan and Renae.

“We are thrilled to have Erika join our women’s basketball team and to be part of Northwestern College,” stated Red Raider Head Coach Chris Yaw. “Erika is a high character young lady who has tremendous work ethic. She has been a multiple-sport athlete at Boyden-Hull and a solid leader in all that she is involved in. Erika is one of those players who makes an impact in many areas; scoring, rebounding and steals. We welcome Erika and look forward to the positive impact she will have on our team and on our campus.”

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