TFC’s Derek Westfall has been selected by the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCAA) as the men’s national basketball player of the week.
In TFC’s 98-92 overtime victory over Pensacola Christian College, Westfall was 8-12 from the floor and 5-7 from the line. He scored 21 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in the win on January 16. Later in the week on the road at Piedmont International University, Westfall was 13-16 from the field and 4-4 from the line and grabbed 6 rebounds. He scored 30 points, including the game winning basket, to help TFC beat PIU 71-69. For the week, Westfall averaged 25.5 points and 6 rebounds per game, shot 75% from the field, and was 82% from the free throw line.
Derek is a junior Ministry Leadership major from Pageland, South Carolina.