Reece signs with the Ravens to continue her academic and basketball careers.
Huntington North senior Reece Colclesser has officially committed to Anderson
University where she will continue her basketball career with the Ravens, while majoring
in Athletic Training.
A fixture on the Huntington North varsity roster since her freshman season, the
diminutive Colclesser quickly became a favorite among the Viking faithful.
The 5'5'' guard was well known for hard nosed defense, a kamikaze attitude toward
loose balls and the willingness to mix it up underneath the basket with
While many athletes struggle with the difficult choice of where to continue their
academic and playing careers, Colclesser's choice came with a welcomed ease.
The daughter of Phil and Nicole Colclesser of Roanoke, Reece immediately hit it off with
the Anderson coaching staff and fell in love with the "small class sizes... and the
Having an opportunity to continue playing in a system similar to the one she thrived in
while at Huntington North was icing on the cake.
Just as active off the court as she was on it, Colclesser is a member of 4H, Class
Council, Student Athletic Board, Huntington County Junior Leaders and serves as an
Indiana Farm Bureau Youth Director.
As she finalized her commitment to Anderson, the newest Raven took the opportunity to
look back on the past four years.
"I am so thankful for the opportunities that HN basketball has given me. I am grateful
for all the coaches that pushed me and my teammates that will forever be my friends.
They have given me many memories that will last forever. I will forever be thankful for
every blood, sweat, and tear I got to leave on that program."
The University of Anderson has an annual enrollment of approximately 1,600 students
and is located in Anderson, Indiana, approximately 40 miles northeast of Indianapolis.
The Ravens participate in NCAA Division III athletics and are members of the Heartland
Conference, which consists of schools from Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio,