Zomermaand To Play Golf/Basketball At NWC

Date posted - February 11, 2016

northwestern college 1Orange City, Iowa — Chanda Zomermaand has signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball and golf careers at Northwestern College next fall.

Zomermaand is a three-sport standout who has starred four years for the Unity Christian High School basketball team. Zomermaand, a 5’7” point guard who has started all four years, earned second team all-state honors after leading her team to an undefeated 27-0 record, capped by the class 2A state championship as a junior. She was named to the state all-tournament team and also tied the record for the most three-pointers made at the state tournament (12). Zomermaand averaged 14 points and was among the state leaders in three-pointers (76), shooting 43% from beyond the arc as a junior. This season, Zomermaand averages 15 points, 2.2 rebounds and has 60 assists while shooting 43% from the three-point line. She scored her 1,000th career point earlier this season and is a four-time all-conference selection.

“On behalf of Northwestern College and our women’s basketball and golf programs, I want to welcome Chanda to the Red Raider family,” commented head Northwestern basketball coach Chris Yaw. “Chanda is an outstanding young lady with great character and a high competitive spirit. She has demonstrated the ability to shoot and score the basketball as well as be a leader on the court for her team. We are extremely excited for Chanda and look forward to her being a person of impact on our campus and in our basketball and golf programs.”

Zomermaand is a three-year letterwinner and two-time state qualifier for the Unity Christian girls’ golf team heading into her final season. Zomermaand finished fourth as an individual as a junior and helped lead the Knights to a fifth place finish at state. She earned first team all-conference honors three years and is a two-time all-district selection. Zomermaand has a personal best of 81 and 18-hole average of 86. An outstanding student, Zomermaand plans to major in pre-physical therapy at Northwestern. She is the daughter of Jerry and Gretchen.
“I am very excited to have Chanda as a Red Raider next year,” commented head Northwestern women’s golf coach Catherine Vander Weide. “She is a tremendously talented player and will be a strong addition to our team next fall. I look forward to watching her grow both on and off the course.”

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