Nate, the son of David and Coleen Costin, is a 6’ guard out of Malta High School. The 2017 state tournament MVP boasts an impressive high school career including three stints on the All Conference team and two appearances on the All State team as a junior and senior. Costin also played in the Montana/Wyoming All-Star game this past year. With four letters in basketball, and two in football, the MHS standout brings some athletic depth to the Pioneer roster.
In his senior season at Malta High School, while playing for head coach David Costin, Nate averaged 19 points per game while shooting 54% from the field and firing an impressive 38% from beyond the three point line. Costin also finished with 2.5 assists per game, and 3.5 rebounds per game.
Costin put together an outstanding career averaging double digits in scoring in three of his four years of varsity play and amassing 1,477 career points in an MHS uniform.
His individual performance on the court led to a run of championships for MHS. Two district championships in four years, three top five finishes at the divisional tournament, and two top five finishes at state. Costin finished his high school career on a high note capturing the 2016-2017 Montana Class B state championship.
When not on the basketball court for the Pioneers, Nate plans on pursuing and education leading toward a career in agriculture.
Nate on signing with MCC:
“I chose Miles City because of how nice the town and college is. It is relatively small and I’ve heard nothing but positive things about Miles City. It has the degree I want, and I think the basketball program will be a good fit for me.”