Brook Van Eck Named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Team in Women’s Basketball
Friday, February 05, 2010
Calvin College senior Brook Van Eck has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV third team in women’s basketball in the college division.
A graduate of Lowell High School, Van Eck carries a 3.68 grade point average while majoring in special education.
A senior forward, Van Eck is averaging 10.5 points and 6.0 rebounds a game this year on a Calvin team that is currently 18-3 overall and ranked ninth nationally. Earlier this season, Van Eck was named the Most Valuable Player of the Wilmington Tip-Off Tournament and was later named to the all-tourmament team of the Olivet Thanksgiving Classic.
Two weeks ago, Van Eck became the 10th player in Calvin women’s basketball history to reach the 500 rebound plateau for a career. She is currently ranked ninth on the Calvin career list with 528 rebounds.
A year ago, Van Eck was named to the All-MIAA first team and finished second in the MIAA scoring race.
A regular member of the Calvin Dean’s List, Van Eck has also been a three-time member of the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
Van Eck is one of two MIAA players to earn all-district honors as Alma’s Lacey Best-Rowden has been named to the first team.