Stetson’s Kabimba Named to Winter ASUN Winners for Life Team
ATLANTA, Ga. – Stetson’s Joel Kabimba is one of nine student-athletes recognized recently as the ASUN Conference announced its 2019-20 Winter Winners for Life team. The team is comprised of one student-athlete from each of the nine institutions and honors those who display excellence on and off the playing surface.
Kabimba played in all 33 Basketball games with 25 starts as a freshman for a Hatters squad which finished tied for third in the ASUN standings after being selected ninth in the preseason poll.
Kabimba, a forward majoring in Business Administration, helped Stetson record 16 wins this season, its highest win total in 12 years as he averaged 5.4 points and 3.5 rebounds per contest. He had five double-figure scoring games with a season-high 16 vs. North Alabama on Feb. 13, which garnered him Newcomer of the Week honors. Off the court, Kabimba makes frequent visits to the Boys’ Club and participated in the DeLand Downtown Halloween event for children.
Announced April 23, the Winners for Life team honors a campus citizen that is respected as one who shares and/or demonstrates the ASUN Core Values: Education, Honesty, Student-Athlete Experience, Fairness, Health, Ambition, Respect, Diversity, Inclusion, Leadership, Responsibility, and Sportsmanship. To be eligible for the award, the student-athlete must have competed in the current academic year in an ASUN sponsored sport and be in good academic standing at his/her university.