The Wollongong NRE Hawks right now have announced the signing of Oregon Ducks Senior Joevan Catron as their forward import for the 2011/12 iiNet NBL Championship period.
The addition of Joevan to the roster will see him compliment the Wollongong NRE Hawks latest rotation of bigs including Dave Gruber, Larry Davidson and previous years NBL Most Improved Player Oscar Forman.
Were fired up to be bringing Joevan about to the club. Hes straight out of university and we imagine this will be a very good first phase for him in his specialist occupation, mentioned Wollongong NRE Hawks Head Coach Gordie McLeod.
Joevan brings some thing various to the table for us and he will be there to compliment our existing crop of bigs.
Hes fired up about the option to be enjoying in Australia and were looking forward to him representing Wollongong this year, McLeod extra.
Joevan Catron just just lately finished his higher education job with the Oregon Ducks, averaging 15.9 points and six.7 rebounds for each video game in his senior 12 months.
Im actually hunting forward to coming to Wollongong and taking part in below Coach (Gordie) McLeod, explained Joevan Catron.
Its fascinating to be coming out of college and into your initial professional work, this is definitely going to be a fantastic chance for me to start my job taking part in expert basketball.
Ive heard great issues about Australia and the Wollongong Hawks club. Its been great talking to Gordie the earlier couple of weeks about the players on the group and what the club is about, genuinely searching forward to fitting in and currently being portion of a great crew.
Catron will arrive in Australia late August and will carry his partner and ten month aged son with him to Wollongong.
Its a huge transfer for my household and I, but we knew following university my specialist career would almost certainly start off overseas, its wonderful that I get to begin that in Australia and were thrilled about getting in Wollongong this time, Catron additional.
The Wollongong NRE Hawks tip off preseason with a preseason residence video game against the Sydney Kings on Sunday 28 August at the Snakepit. Tip off 4:00PM.
Tickets are offered but minimal. Tickets can be acquired from the Hawks office or on 02 4229 7722.