Tuesday, 9 July 2013 - 08:30
Wright State's Van der Keijl Represents Netherlands
Wright State’s newly signed Richelle van der Keijl is participating at the European Championships in Samsun, Turkey. K. Shimada/Wikimedia Commons On July 4, Van der Keijl led the Netherlands' U20 team with a double-double 23 points and 11 rebounds, winning against Serbia (75-43) in their opening game. The next day, they beat Ukraine (68-52) with Van der Keijl scoring six points, three rebounds, and two blocks. The Dutch team lost to Belarus (63-55) on July 6. Van der Keijl managed eight points and nine rebounds. She was three for six from the field, with three assists and three blocks. On July 8, she scored 14 points and 8 rebounds when Greece defeated the Netherlands at the first game in Group E. Van der Keijl has an average points of 12.8, 7.8 rebounds, and 63 percent shooting from the floor in the recent matches. Today, the Netherlands faces Slovak Republic on Group E play. They will play against Spain on July 10.