posted January 7, 2009

Jesse Reimink Named to Academic All-District Team

Senior basketball standout Jesse Reimink of Hudsonville, Mich. (Hudsonville HS) has been voted to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first team and is now eligible for Academic All-America consideration.

The all-district team recognizes outstanding scholar-athletes from NCAA Division II and III and NAIA colleges in Alabama, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.

Co-captain of the basketball team and currently the leading scorer in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA), Reimink is a geology major/biology minor.  As both a sophomore and junior he received a Geological and Environmental Sciences departmental academic award.

He has been a three-year starter on the basketball team and recently achieved a career distinction of scoring more than 1,000 points and grabbing 500 rebounds.

He is a second-generation Hope basketball player.  His father Ron, a 1980 Hope graduate also played for current coach Glenn Van Wieren.