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Career Accolades | Career Statistics and Single-Game Highs

  • NCAA champion (2021)
  • Two-time Pac-12 champion (2021-22)
  • Two-time Pac-12 Tournament champion (2021-22)
  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll (2022)

As a Sophomore (2021-22) | Game-by-Game Stats • Pac-12 Champions Pac-12 Tournament Champions

  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll
  • Made 23 appearances off the bench
  • Averaged 2.4 points, 0.4 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game
  • Featured a standout performance against No. 8 Arizona (1/30) hitting six 3-pointers for a season-high 18 points
    • Added a steal in 28 minutes of play vs. the Wildcats
  • 17 of her 18 made shots on the year were from behind the arc
  • Grabbed a season-high three rebounds twice: at UCLA (2/3) and against Washington State (2/24)
    • Also blocked a shot against the Cougars
  • Dished a season-high three assists in the second round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Kansas (3/20)
  • Totaled two steals at Washington State (1/2)
  • Hit a combined 11 3-pointers in a three game stretch against Arizona State (1/28), Arizona and at UCLA

As a Freshman (2020-21) | Game-by-Game Stats • NCAA Champions • Pac-12 Champions Pac-12 Tournament Champions

  • Appeared in 28 games off the bench
  • Averaged 2.1 points, 0.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 8.4 minutes per game
  • Dished season-high five assists twice: vs. Cal Poly (11/25) and Washington (12/6)
    • Five assists vs. Mustangs was most by a Stanford player in collegiate opener since Jeanette Pohlen in 2007
    • Also scored nine points vs. Cal Poly, including two 3-pointers
  • Scored season-high 12 points at home vs. Utah (2/7), adding three rebounds and three assists
  • Featured a clutch performance off the bench against No. 11 Oregon (1/8), adding eight points and shooting perfect from the field
  • Finished with at least three assists in six different games

USA Basketball

  • Three-time participant at USA Basketball 3x3 National Championships
    • Placed second in 2017, semifinalist in 2018 and 2019
  • Attended U16 and U17 national team trials

Prior to Stanford

  • A 2020 graduate of Cherry Creek High School
  • A five-star talent, rated as the 39th best player in the country according to ESPN HoopGurlz and 29th by Prospects Nation
  • Colorado girl's basketball's all-time assists leader (679)
  • Set school career, single-season and single-game records in points, assists and steals
  • WBCA honorable mention All-America (2020)
  • Naismith High School All-America honorable mention (2020)
  • Two-time MaxPreps High School All-America (2019-20)
  • Colorado High School Athlete of the Year (2020)
  • Colorado Gatorade Player of the Year (2020)
  • Two-time 5A Colorado High School Activities Association Player of the Year (2019-20)
  • Three-time Centennial League Player of the Year (2018-20)
  • Four-time 5A Colorado High School Activities Association All-State (2017-20)
  • First team All-Centennial League (2017-20)
  • Four-time invitee to Colorado Preps Basketball 4A/5A All-Star Game (2017-20)
  • Helped lead team to 5A state championship as a junior and was scheduled to play in the championship game as a senior prior to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Averaged 17.2 points, 7.7 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 3.1 steals per game as a senior
    • Advanced to 5A state championship game before COVID-19 pandemic
  • Starting point guard as a junior, averaging 18.1 points, 5.1 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game
    • Won the the Colorado 5A state championship
  • Finished sophomore season with averages of 16.4, 7.8 assists 5.3 rebounds and 2.9 steals per game
  • Was the starting point guard as a freshman, averaging 14.8 points, 5.7 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game
    • Team advanced to semifinals of the 5A state tournament
  • Played four years of club for nationally ranked U17 CBC Elite adidas Gauntlet (2016-2019)
  • Also ran cross country as a sophomore and junior
  • Four-time Academic Letter recipient, earning Academic High Honors each semester of high school
  • Two-time first team Academic All-State (2019-20)
  • Member of the Principal's Advisory Coucil (2018-20)
  • Athletic Director's Student-Athlete Commission (2019-20)
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (2016-20)
  • Prom Queen (2020)


  • Born in Aurora, Colo.
  • Daughter of Carol and Tony Van Gytenbeek
  • Has two older siblings, Kyli and Carter
    • Kyli played softball at Yale, Carter played baseball at Army West Point
  • Father played baseball at Regis University and at the minor league level
  • Mother inducted into USSSA Colorado Softball Hall of Fame
  • Grandfather, Peter Van Gytenbeek, played football and baseball at Princeton
  • Uncle John Yorkey was a gymnast at BYU
  • Uncle Mike Yorkey compete in track and field at Colorado State
  • Uncle Richard Van Gytenbeek was an alpine ski racer at Western State College
  • Aunt, Jane Hilt, played volleyball at San Jose State