News Release


Mount Marty College Mens Basketball Signs Four Prospects

Published Date7\27\2012
Mount Marty College men's basketball program is pleased to announce that high school graduates Bryan Youngberg, Yankton, SD, Shawn Druckenmiller, Las Vegas, NV, Cameron Deinert, Mt. Vernon, SD, and Anthony Stransky, Denver, CO have signed letters of intent to attend Mount Marty College and play basketball. 

Bryan Youngberg is a 6'2" guard who played for Yankton High School. He averaged 8 points, 2 rebounds, and 2 assists per game. He shot 37% from the field and 70% from the free throw line and was a 2 year starter for the Bucks. Bryan is the son of Bryan and Lucy Youngberg of Yankton, SD and will major in Physical Education and Special Education at MMC.

Shawn Druckenmiller is a 6'7" center who averaged 6 points and 7 rebounds, shooting 65% from the field and 75% from the free throw line for Desert Oasis High School. He was a 2 year letter winner in basketball and lettered one year in men's volleyball. His grandparents are Peggy and William Druckenmiller of Las Vegas, NV and he is undecided in his major at this time.

Cameron Deinert was a four sport letterman at Mt. Vernon High School and will participate in basketball and golf at Mount Marty. The 6’ guard averaged 12 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals a game and shot 45% from the floor and 60% from the free throw line. He was named Custer Battlefield All-Conference 2nd team as a junior and 1st team as a senior. The Titans were District champions in 2012. Cameron also participated in golf, track, and baseball where he qualified for several State Tournaments and State Meets. He is a member of the National Honor Society, was on the honor roll for 4 years, and place 5th at the Academic Festival in Chemistry his junior year. He was on the student council all 4 years and elected student body secretary-treasurer his senior year. Cameron was also active in his church as a CCD 1st and 2nd grade teacher.

Cameron is the son of Terry and Darcy Deinert of Mt. Vernon, SD. He will receive an academic achievement scholarship at Mount Marty College and will pursue a degree in Radiology Technology.

Anthony Stransky played high school basketball at Mullen High School in Denver, CO. The 6' guard averaged 14 points, 5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.5 steals a game. He shot 43% from the field, 38% for 3 pointers , and 82% for free throws all top percentages for the Mustangs. Anthony received a Freshmen of the Year Award, and was a 4 year varsity letter winner. His senior year the Mustangs won the preseason tournament, Rock Canyon Winter Shootout, and Anthony was named MVP. The team advanced to the second round of the State 5A High School Playoffs. In addition to his athletics he received a Mentoring Award, an English Award, and was a leader for the Junior Retreat.

Anthony plans on majoring in criminal justice and will receive an academic incentive scholarship at Mount Marty College. He is the son of Robert Stransky of Littleton, CO. "We are pleased to add these student-athletes to our freshmen recruiting class." Stated Mount Marty College head men's basketball coach Jim Thorson. "Shawn is a big kid with a great upside and has the potential to help out in the post and the 3 guards, Cameron, Anthony and Bryan are good athletes and capable of providing offense as well as defend on the perimeter."

For more information on Mount Marty College's basketball program please visit www.mmclancers.com or contact head men's coach, Jim Thorson at jthorson@mtmc.edu.