Rebekah VanDijk
Rebekah  VanDijk


Nazareth, Texas

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WBB: Lady Mavs take defensive battle with Cajuns

UT Arlington heads into the final three games with a league-best five-game winning streak.


WBB: Lady Mavs set for key matchup at Cajundome

UTA and UL are battling it out for position as each searches for a bye in the postseason tourney


WBB: All-time rebounding record within sights

With just seven rebounds, Rebekah VanDijk would break UTA's all-time rebounding record.


WBB: VanDijk sets all-time rebound record in win vs. ULM

Rebekah VanDijk surpassed a record that stood since 1979 as she has 1,080 rebounds in her career.


WBB: Defense Leads Mavs Past Bobcats in Overtime

Shelby Richards Sinks 8-of-8 Free Throws


WBB: CR Day 1 Tour

Costa Rica Day 1 Tour


WBB: CR17 Game 1

UTA vs. Ottawa


2017 UTA All Sports Banquet

A selection of photos from the 2017 UTA All Sports Banquet in College Park Center.


WBB: UTA vs. Troy - Sun Belt Semifinals

A selection of Brad Loper photos from the UTA women's basketball team's Sun Belt Championship semifinal against Troy.


WBB: UTA vs. South Alabama

UTA women's basketball vs. South Alabama in the 2017 Sun Belt Championships in New Orleans, La.

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 teamLed the Lady Mavs with 12.2 points and 8.9 rebounds per gameSecond in the SBC with 51 blocks, tied for eighth in UTA single-season historyBecame the fifth player in UTA history to record over 100 blocks in her careerRecorded 10 double-doublesScored 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 historyLed 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 teamSun Belt Conference Freshman of the YearAll-Conference Sun Belt second teamSun Belt Conference Commissioner's ListCollege Sports Madness SBC Freshman of the YearLed NCAA Division I freshmen with 15 double-doublesOne of two players in the SBC to average a double-doubleStarted all 30 games, scoring 13.0 points per game53.9 field goal percentage was 21st in the nation, first in the Sun Belt and third in UTA single-season history23rd in the nation in rebounds per game309 rebounds and 10.3 rebounds per game are seventh in single-season historySeason-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 tennisTwo-time MVP honorsAll-State team recognition in 2012-2013Three-time Academic All-District … Averaged 19.3 points, 12.3 rebounds and 4.0 blocks per game.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Joe and Appie VanDijkHas one brother, Nathaneal, and two sisters, Esther and Deborah … Majoring in pre-law.


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