UT Arlington Athletics held its Annual All Sports Banquet on Wednesday night at College Park Center.
Lady Maverick basketball brings a wealth of big-game experience to the roster in the 2018-19 season.
Rebekah VanDijk departs as the all-time rebounder and first to have more than 1,000 points and rebounds.
UT Arlington fell to Louisiana 54-48 on Thursday night in the Sun Belt Quarterfinals in New Orleans.
UT Arlington fell to Louisiana 54-48 on Thursday night at Lakefront Arena in the SBC quarterfinals.
A selection of Sun Belt photos from the Lady Mavericks vs. Louisiana tournament quarterfinals in New Orleans, La.
The Lady Mavs hosted Georgia State on Senior Day on Feb. 24, 2018.
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A selection of photos from the 2017 UTA All Sports Banquet in College Park Center.
AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): All-Conference Sun Belt first team ... Sun Belt Preseason Player of the Year ... 17th player to join UTA's 1,000-point club (achieved at South Alabama on Jan. 12). ... Third in the Sun Belt in scoring (15.5) and rebounding (8.8), lone player in conference to be in top three in both categories (both team highs) ... Scored in double figures in the first 21 games of the season and 29 of the 31 games played (all starts) ... Posted season-high of 34 points against Seton Hall (14-19 shooting) in SHU Thanksgiving Classic championship game, was named tournament MVP. Effort earned VanDijk the College Sports Madness Mid-Major Player of the Week award as well as SBC Player of the Week ... Achieved 30th-career double-double against Texas Tech, finished season with 12 and 37 for her career.
Enters senior season 8th in UTA history for scoring (1,238), 3rd in rebounds (847), 5th for rebounds per game (9.3), 8th in field-goals made (488), 2nd for field-goal percentage (53.4) and 144 career blocks are 3rd in UTA history and 20th in SBC history.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): All-Conference Sun Belt second team … Led the Lady Mavs with 12.2 points and 8.9 rebounds per game … Second in the SBC with 51 blocks, tied for eighth in UTA single-season history … Became the fifth player in UTA history to record over 100 blocks in her career … Recorded 10 double-doubles … Scored a career-high 33 points on the way to her first Sun Belt Student-Athlete of the Week award in the final week of the season as she averaged 21.0 points over three games. The 33-point game was the tied for the second most scored in the Sun Belt and tied for sixth most in UTA single-game history … Led the SBC with 3.4 offensive rebounds per game, totaling 102 for the season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15): FullCourt.com mid-major freshmen All-American first team … Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year … All-Conference Sun Belt second team … Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List … College Sports Madness SBC Freshman of the Year … Led NCAA Division I freshmen with 15 double-doubles … One of two players in the SBC to average a double-double … Started all 30 games, scoring 13.0 points per game … 53.9 field goal percentage was 21st in the nation, first in the Sun Belt and third in UTA single-season history … 23rd in the nation in rebounds per game … 309 rebounds and 10.3 rebounds per game are seventh in single-season history … Season-high 20 points scored vs. ULM on Jan. 22, season-high 16 rebounds vs. Wichita State on Nov. 22.
PRIOR TO UT ARLINGTON: Four-year letterwinner in basketball and tennis … Two-time MVP honors … All-State team recognition in 2012-2013 … Three-time Academic All-District … Averaged 19.3 points, 12.3 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Joe and Appie VanDijk … Has one brother, Nathaneal, and two sisters, Esther and Deborah … Majoring in pre-law.
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