Austin Peay’s Glotta garners NABC Give Back nomination
Kansas City, MO – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball graduated player Zach Glotta was one of 46 Division I basketball players nominated to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Give Back Team, recognizing men’s basketball student-athletes for outstanding community service.
This marks the third time in Glotta’s career he has been recognized for his work on and off the court by the NABC.
He was a member of the NABC Honors Court in 2018 and named to the NABC Good Works Team following his sophomore season in 2017.
In his final year as a player for the Governors, Glotta set career highs in scoring, steals, free-throw percentage, three-point field goals, three-point field goal percentage, field goals, field goal percentage and minutes, helping the Govs to a 22-win campaign and a repeat appearance in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament semifinals. In his final game in the Dunn Center, Glotta put on a memorable Senior Night show, scoring a career-high 26 points and sinking eight threes against UT Martin in front of a raucous home crowd.
Off the court, Glotta once again served as a positive presence in the Clarksville community. He was a fixture at Buddy Ball and Lifepoint Church, where he was a camp leader and camp volunteer during separate events. He also played big roles in FCA not only at Austin Peay but at FCA camp last summer and at Fields of Faith last August, in addition to numerous hours of clinics, speaking engagements and other community and campus initiatives.
“It’s nice and definitely an honor to be recognized but that isn’t what I do it for,” Glotta said. “I love the Clarksville community, I love serving people and I love working with the youth. I’ll be doing this long after I stop getting recognition for it.”