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Carissa Verkaik Named to Team of the Week

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Posted by Team of the Week Selections

Calvin College senior Carissa Verkaik has been named to the National Team of the Week.

A native of Holland and a graduate of Holland Christian High School, Verkaik led Calvin to three wins last week and nearly notched a triple-double in a win against Olivet this past Saturday with 32 points, eight rebounds and eight blocked shots.  Calvin opened the week with a win over Trine Monday night and followed with a triumph at Saint Mary’s Wednesday.

Over the course of the three games, She averaged 23.7 points, 8.7 rebounds and 4.0 blocked shots in a 3-0 week.

Verkaik is currently ranked third nationally in field goal percentage (.585) and free throw percentage (.885) and is ranked 8th in blocked shots per-game (3.23) and 16th in scoring average (20.2 ppg).

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