2010-11 Women's Basketball
Record: 22-10 Home: 12-3 Away: 9-5 Neutral: 1-2 WHAC: 10-6
Melissa Veltkamp Image
#3 Melissa Veltkamp
Height: 5-8
Class: JR
Position: G/F
Hometown: Hudsonville, Mich.
Previous School: Hudsonville H.S.

2009-2010: Team captain; third team All-WHAC; WHAC player of the week (1/18/10); tied for team lead in scoring 14ppg; led team in 3-point field goal percentage .365 (65/178); 2nd on team in free-throw percentage .774 (82/106); started in all 31 games; scored a career high 25 points twice versus Trinity Christian (11/7/09) and St. Francis Ind. (1/2/10); grabbed a career high 10 rebounds versus Houghton (12/31/09) and Davenport (2/27/10).
2008-2009:
Played in all 35 games averaging 20 minutes and 7.1 points a game; connected on 75 percent free throws (45/60) and 39 percent from behind the arc (29/75); grabbed a season high 7 rebounds against Madonna (1/10/09) and Davenport (1/21/09).

 
High School: Two year starter at Hudsonville High School; played in high school for two years after playing for the Lansing Crusaders home-school team; helped lead Hudsonville to back to back O.K. Red conference championships; averaged 15 points, three assists, four rebounds, three steals and shot 44 percent from the floor; named to the O.K. Red all conference team as well as Honorable Mention all-state and second team Grand Rapids Press All-Area Dream team; played in the Champions of Character All-Star game in 2008.
 
CAREER HIGHS
 
Points: 25 vs. Trinity Christian and St. Francis Ind. (11/7/09 and 1/2/10)
Rebounds: 10 vs. Houghton and Davenport (12/31/09 and 2/27/10)
3-Pointers: 5 vs. Bethel and Indiana Tech (11/20/09 and 1/9/10)
Assists: 8 vs. Olivet and Clarke (11/24/09 and 12/18/09)
Steals: 5 vs. Taylor and Olivet (11/14/09 and 11/24/09)
Field Goals: 11 vs. St. Francis Ind. (1/2/10)
Blocks: 2 multiple games
Minutes: 44 vs. St. Francis Ind. (1/2/10)

VITAL STATS
 
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 5-8
Class Rank: Junior
Major: Business
Hometown: Hudsonville, Mich.
High School: Hudsonville
Birth Date: April 16, 1990
Parents: Marv and Ruth Veltkamp
 
IN THE KNOW
 
Favorite Fast Food: Taco Bell
Favorite Flower: Orchid
Favorite Place on Campus: Basketball court
Fantasy Job: Taste Tester for Desserts
What reality show do you wish you could be on? Cupcake wars
I Can't Live Without My: Family, boyfriend and friends
My Biggest Fear is: Spiders or public speaking
My hidden talent is: Drawing
Favorite Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Favorite Board Game: Bang
 
Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
2Ashleigh LundSRG5-5Caledonia, Mich.Thornapple Kellogg H.S.
3Melissa VeltkampJRG/F5-8Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
4Ashley MoonJRGd.5-5Fremont, Mich.Muskegon CC
5Alexa HenslerSOGd/Fwd5-9Waterford, MichWaterford Kettering H.S.
11Maria SchaferFRFwd5-7Tipp City, OhioTroy Christian H.S.
12Olivia JewettFRFwd5-9Sand Creek, Mich.Sand Creek H.S.
13Janae TrombleyFRGd5-6Emmett, Mich.Yale H.S.
20Kathy De YoungSOGd5-6Martin, Mich.Otsego H.S.
22Brooke CarterSRF5-10Byron Center, MIByron Center H.S.
23Samantha FlietstraJRF5-11Walker, MIGrand Rapids Chr. H.S.
24Alicia TerHaarSRF5-10Caledonia, Mich.South Christian H.S.
32Kayleigh HammondSOFwd6-1Zeeland, Mich.Zeeland West H.S.
33Robyn VeltkampJRG/F5-8Hudsonville, Mich.Hudsonville H.S.
42Ellisha CrosbyFRFwd5-10Traverse City, Mich.Homeschooled
Carla Fles - Head Coach - 12th season
Jill Peterson - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Michelle Vermeulen - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Taylor Moon - Manager - 1st season
 
 
 
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