2015-16 Women's Basketball
Record: 16-14 Home: 8-4 Away: 8-8 Neutral: 0-2 WHAC: 14-8
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Women's Basketball - Mon, Apr. 23, 2012
The Female Athlete of the Year was a representative from the women's basketball team, Melissa Veltkamp.
Highlights:
  • She scored 1,680 career points which is 4th on CU's career list
  • She was 1st Team NAIA All-American (just the 4th time in women's basketball history)
  • Runner-Up WHAC Player of the Year
  • Led the WHAC in scoring with 19.4ppg average
  • Selected 1st Team Grand Rapids Press College All-Area
  • Played in every single game of her college career (129)
  • 3 time All-WHAC Performer
  • Academic All-WHAC twice
  • Her jersey will be hung in the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn. for one year to celebrate her outstanding accomplishments this year.
  • Led women's basketball team on missions trip to Dominican Republic
  • She will graduate with a degree in Business
  • She will be getting married to Adam Deurksen (member of the Track & Field team) in July.
Coach Fles Comments:
"Melissa is one of the best players I have ever had the privilege to coach. She is a competitor through and through. She never backs down from a challenge and she is calm and cool under pressure. She has hit game winning shots and half court shots. Her sheer determiniation is evident every time she gets a rebound. She leads by example and is an inspiration to many."
 
 
 
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