posted March 24, 2009

Jesse Reimink Named a Basketball All-American

Senior Jesse Reimink of Hudsonville, Mich. (Hudsonville HS) has joined an elite group of Hope basketball players as a Division III All-American. Already named the player of the year in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Reimink is being honored as a second team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and a first team All-American by D3hoops.com. It marks the fourth straight year that a Hope basketball player has received All-Americarecognition.

Reimink led the MIAA in scoring this season (21.1 ppg) and became the first Hope player in more than a decade to average more than 20 points a game over the entire season (20.8 ppg). He was a three-year starter and achieved a career distinction of scoring more than 1,000 points (1,321) and grabbing more than 500 rebounds (597). Hope during his careerposted a 103-20 record.

Reimink is a second-generation Hope basketball player. His father Ron, a 1980 Hope graduate also played for current coach Glenn Van Wieren. A geology major, he was also recently named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first team.