Kirkwood Community Transfer Joins Wildcat Men’s Program

Kirkwood Community Transfer Joins Wildcat Men’s Program
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics

WAYNE – With fall sports approaching, the Wayne State College men’s basketball team received news of signing a transfer student for the upcoming season.

Wildcat men’s basketball head coach Jeff Kaminsky made the announcement Thursday morning that Al’ Tavius Jackson of Cedarburg, Wisconsin signed a national letter of intent to attend college in Wayne for the 2018-19 academic year. Jackson joins Nick Ferrarini of Omaha, Jordan Janssen from Lincoln, Nate Mohr of Glenwood, Iowa and Nate Thayer of Springfield as members of the 2018-19 recruiting class.

Jackson comes to Wayne State after spending two years at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa and will have two years of eligibility with the Wildcats. As a sophomore in 2016-17, Jackson averaged 6.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game while playing in 30 contests for the 25-7 Eagles. During the 2015-16 year, Jackson accounted for 5.6 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists while playing in25 contests helping Kirkwood to a 31-4 record and a Division II junior college national title.

The Wayne State College men’s basketball team finished the 2017-18 season at 14-17 overall and 9-13 in the NSIC South Division. WSC will return two starters and six letter winners from last season.

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