YORK, PA – York College senior Jeremy Keefer (Palmyra, Pa./Palmyra) earned a slot on the 2008-09 NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches) Honors Court squad. The Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these student-athletes possess off the court, and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom. The student-athlete must meet four criteria including a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or above for the 2008-09 academic year.
Keefer, a Spartan captain, finished last season averaging 12.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game for a Spartan team that advanced to the Capital Athletic Conference tournament. Keefer shot 42.3% from the floor and 68.4% from the line. He handed out 60 assists, blocked 22 shots and collected 20 steals in his 26 games played. He averaged 32.1 minutes per game for the Green and White.
Keefer, a secondary education – social studies major, finished last year with a GPA of 3.31.
Spartan head coach Jeff Gamber appreciates Keefer’s efforts, on and off the floor.
“Jeremy has done a good job in the classroom and on the court,” says Gamber.
Keefer is one of the Spartans’ returning starters for 2009-10 season and will serve as a Spartan captain for the second consecutive season.