Richelle van der Keijl is a 1.96 international
Dutch center born in 1993 who has averaged 13.8 points, 9.9 rebounds and 2
blocks per game during the 2016-17 season with New Mexico and who also has wide
experience with her National Team and averaged 12.7 points, 7.9 rebounds and
2.4 blocks in the U20 European Championship played in 2013.
Richelle´s career started in the Netherlands, where
she averaged already 5.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per game in top division with
Leiderdorp in the 2009-10 season despite being just 16 years old.
Richell van der Keijl won the Silver Medal in
the U18B European Championship played in 2010 and later, she averaged 7.5
points and 4.7 rebounds per game in Dutch League playing for Den Helder during
the 2010-11 season.
In the 2011 summer, Richelle had a good
performance in the U18 European Championship, averaging 7.9 points and 6.4
rebounds in 19 minutes per game.
Richelle van der Keijl joined the CTO in
Amsterdam during the 2011-12 season and she averaged 9.3 points and 7.4
rebounds per game.
In the 2012 summer, she played the U20 European
Championship and averaged 5.7 points and 3.6 rebounds apart from also having
her debut with the Dutch Senior National Team.
Richelle stayed at the CTO during the 2012-13
season and she averaged 6.5 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game,
shining later with the U20 Dutch Team, averaging 12.7 points, 7.9 rebounds and
2.4 blocks in the U20 European Championship.
In the 2014-15 season, Richelle van der Keijl
accepted a scholarship at Wright State and she averaged 6.5 points, 4.4
rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game, numbers that she improved to 9.5 points, 8.6
rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game during the 2015-16 season.
Richelle van der Keijl moved to New Mexico
during the 2016-17 season and she had a sensational senior year, averaging 13.8
points, 9.9 rebounds and 2 blocks per game and being named Mountain West
Conference Newcomer of the Year and also Mountain West Conference 1st Team.
2009-10 BV Leiderdorp (Netherlands-D1): 5.8ppg
2010 U18B European Championship: 6.4ppg 4.3rpg
2010-11 Den Helder (Netherlands-D1): 7.5ppg
2011 U18 European Championship: 7.9ppg 6.4rpg in
2011-12 CTO Amsterdam (Netherlands-D1): 9.3ppg
2012 U20 European Championship: 5.7ppg 3.6rpg
2012-13 CTO Amsterdam (Netherlands-D1): 6.5ppg
2013 U20 European Championship: 12.7ppg 7.9rpg
2014-15 Wright State (NCAA-D1): 6.5ppg 4.4rpg 1.2bpg
2015-16 Wright State (NCAA-D1): 9.5ppg 8.6rpg
2.3bpg FG: 59.4%
2016-17 New Mexico (NCAA-D1): 13.8ppg 9.9rpg
2.0bpg FG: 58.7%
2010 Silver Medal in U18B European Championship
2012 U20 European Championship Semifinalist
2014 Horizon League Tournament Champion
2015 Horizon League Tournament Finalist
2016 Horizon League Defensive 1st Team
2017 Best newcomer Mountain West Conference
2017 Mountain West Conference 1st Team