Two more Everett CC men's basketball players sign NLOIs
Jake Allen (left) and Theo VandenEkart ink their National Letters of Intent.
Men's Basketball Sophomore Theo VandenEkart signs NLOI 6/4 - Committing to Quest University Canada today, Theo VandenEkart becomes the fourth Men's Basketball sophomore to sign his National Letter of Intent.
VandenEkart is a 6'0" guard from Sultan High School that started 22 of the 23 games that he played in. He had a triple double at Olympic College this season with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 13 steals. He also had two other double-doubles during league play with one against Shoreline CC (22 points & 10 rebounds) and the other at home vs Olympic College (23 points & 10 rebounds).
VandenEkart ranks highest on the team in 3-point shooting with a 33.5%, 2nd in the NWAACC Conference in steals averaging 2.96 a game for total of 68 on the season. He scored 397 points and averaged 17.3 points per game - 2nd highest on team. He ranked 5th on the team in field goal percentage (42.9%), free throw percentage (75.9) and rebounds per game (5.83/game for total of 134). He also registered 50 assists and 4 blocked shots.
VandenEkart participated on the Northern Region Team at the NWAACC Sophomore All-Star Event in March, was named to the CC's of Spokane Big Foot Classic All-Tournament Team in the beginning of December, 2013, and was named as the NWAACC Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 9, 2013 for his spectacular play at the Big Foot Classic. Quest University Canada plays in the CCAA in the PACWEST Provincials ouit of Squamish, British Columbia.
Men's Basketball Sophomore Jake Allen signs NLOI 5/23 - Signing his National Letter of Intent to play at Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri today, Jake Allen is the third Men's Basketball player to officially move on to the next level for next season.
Allen is a 6'3 Sophomore from Varsity College in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia that played the last two seasons for the Trojans. He has a 2.42 GPA and played in all 28 games this season with starting in 11 of them.
Allen has the 5th highest points average per game with 11.3. He had 317 points on the season, shooting 49.6% from the field; 26.3% from the 3-point range and 65.8% from the free throw line. Allen had 29 assists, 178 rebounds - 6.36 averaged per game, 24 steals and 11 blocked shots for the Trojans.
He tallied three double-doubles this year with points & rebounds and met his season high of 20 points in a game three times.
Avila University is a NAIA D-1 school that will see great things from the lefty with a great turn around/fade away hook shot!