PEORIA, Ill. - Nate Wells (Davenport, Iowa/Davenport West H.S.), who redshirted his freshman season at Bradley in 2011-12, will make his competitive return to the court in Brazil next month when he participates in a missionary trip with Athletes in Action.
The tallest player in the 10-team Missouri Valley Conference, the 7-foot-1 Wells will report to the Athletes in Action training camp in Covington, Ind., July 9 and the team will travel to coastal city of Recife, Brazil for its 13-day mission trip from July 14-26.
Wells was a 3-year varsity letterwinner at Davenport West High School and earned Iowa third-team all-state honors as a senior in 2010-11 when he averaged 12.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.5 blocked shots per game. Including 113 rejections during his junior season, Wells blocked 294 shots in his three varsity seasons.
Voice of the Braves Dave Snell, talked with Wells about his upcoming trip to Brazil. Click HERE to watch the video feature.