Carissa Verkaik Named to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Calvin College senior Carissa Verkaik has been named to the D3hoops.com 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).