PELLA, IOWA- Nick Drucker has been honored for his contributions to the Central College men’s basketball team this winter at the squad’s recent awards banquet.


Fifth-year coach Craig Douma led the Dutch to a 16-12 record and an appearance in the Iowa Conference tournament championship.


Senior Colby Taylor (Creston) was a first-team all-Iowa Conference selection while teammate Kyle Smith (Ionia, New Hampton HS) was named second-team and Pete Walker (senior, Red Oak) received honorable mention notice.


The Dutch return 14 letterwinners for the 2017-18 season.


Drucker, a Dallas Center-Grimes alum, is a six-foot even junior guard on the Central College men’s basketball team. Drucker earned his third varsity letter this year as well as the Tom Steward “Mr. Hustle” Award (2016-2017).


This season, Drucker played 23 games for the Dutch, averaging 4.5 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game. He also had 44 assists, 19 steals and one block on the season.