BOISE, Idaho (12/3/07) Boise State head women’s basketball coach Gordy Presnell announced today the signing of Courtney Van Brocklin to a national letter of intent. Van Brocklin is a talented and high scoring point guard out of Deming, Washington’s Mount Baker High School. She was recruited to help fill the void that will be left when this year’s junior class which includes all four guards graduates in two years.
“I am very excited about Courtney joining our program,” said Presnell. “She is an athletic, tough minded point guard who will fit right in with the Broncos.”
She will enroll at Boise State next year and be eligible to play during the 2008-09 season.
Courtney Van Brocklin:
Van Brocklin is currently a 5-7 senior guard for the Mount Baker Mountaineers in Deming, Wash. where she has been a four-year member of the varsity squad ... Honors: All-Whatcom County Conference First Team as a sophomore ... All-Northwest Conference First Team as a junior ... Statistically: the 5-7 guard played in 27 games and averaged 8.6 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.6 steals, and 1.0 assists per game as a freshman ... sophomore season played in 24 games averaging 13.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 2.4 steals per contest ... last year as a junior she played in 24 games and averaged 18.6 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3.8 steals, and 2.2 assists ... Notable Rankings: entering senior season campaign she has recorded 1,005 points ranking second all-time at MBHS behind former McDonald’s All-American and national high school player of the year Susan Anderson (1986) ... other career MBHS rankings include fifth in rebounding with 544 rebounds, third in steals with 219, and 14th in assists with 99 ... Team Honors: as a freshman the team advanced to the 2A State Tournament where they placed fourth ... Other Honors: a four-year letterwinner in volleyball earning first team all-State recognition sophomore and junior seasons ... three-time all-league honoree sophomore through senior year.