Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#10 - Betsy Rietema
2003-04 Women's Basketball
POS.
G
HT.
6'1"
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Grand Rapids, Mich.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Christian
Betsy Rietema

A preseason First Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... ranks 17th in school history with 855 career points ... 232 career free throws are seventh most all-time ... 69.9% free throw percentage entering the year is ninth best in school history.

2005-2006: Started all 29 games for the Crusaders ... a Second Team All Mid-Con selection ... named Mid-Con Player of the Week on November 22 ... a Third Team Academic All-America selection by CoSIDA ... a First Team Academic All-District V pick ... registered a pair of double-doubles on the year ... scored a season-high 24 points against Northern Iowa ... led Valpo with 113 free throws made on the year ... scored in double figures 20 times on the year ... went 13-for-14 from the free throw line against IUPUI for the second straight year, tied for the fifth best shooting night in school history ... led the Crusaders in scoring averaging 13.0 points per game ... named team's Outstanding Offensive Player ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

2004-2005: Appeared in 26 games for the Crusaders making 24 starts ... scored a career-high 25 points in Valpo's win at IUPUI ... went 13-for-14 from the free throw line against the Jaguars, tied for the fifth best shooting night in school history ... scored in double-figures 13 times on the season ... went 8-for-15 from the floor at home against Oral Roberts ... had six games with six or more rebounds ... finished tenth in the Mid-Con shooting 73.9% from the free throw line ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.

2003-2004: Named to the Mid-Con All-Newcomer Team ... posted 11 double-figure scoring games for the Crusaders ... scored a season-best 16 points after going 8-for-9 from the free throw line at Centenary ... made 12 straight starts for the Brown and Gold during Mid-Con play ... grabbed eight rebounds at Western Illinois ... had 11 games grabbing five or more boards ... went 5-for-6 from the floor against Oral Roberts in the Mid-Con Championship game.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Eagles ... an All-State selection as a senior ... a four-time All-Grand Rapids City League selection ... named to the All-Area Team three times ... posted a school-record 38 points in a game as a sophomore ... set a new school mark scoring 1,244 career points ... a McDonald's All-American nominee ... played for coach Al Vandenbosch ... also played volleyball and softball ... class valedictorian.

Personal: Betsy is the daughter of Robert and Renee Rietema ... born February 15, 1985 ... majors are psychology and chemistry.

W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo