Brechte Norel Fall 2017

Basketbal beurs Amerika Brechte

Date of birth:
Year of grad:


Available Fall 2017



April 2017

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6' ft
Weight: 160 lbs

Personal and academic information 

Brechte is a 18 year old girl who grew up in Hoogeveen, the Netherlands together with her parents, two brothers, sister and dog.

From an early age on Brechte has been into athletics and before basketball she was doing gymnastic. By the time she turned 12 she  found out that basketball was a better fit specially because she enjoys the team play and tactical aspects of the game a lot. 

Brechte graduated high school at the highest level (VWO) in June 2016 and is currently taking a gap year. She would like to enroll into an American University in the Fall of 2017. Brechte achieved a composite score of 18 on her ACT and is scheduled to take the TOEFL in April of 2017.

Brechte considers college basketball as a great opportunity to further improve her basketball game while obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

Athletic information

Brechte started playing basketball at the age of 12. She started at a local club but transferred to the basketball academy in Zwolle after three years in order to play at the highest level. At the basketball academy she trains 13 hours a week with professional coaches and plays at the highest junior level of the Netherlands.

Brechte is a 6’ ft 160 lbs forward with outstanding athletic abilities and perseverance. Her strong points are her rebound, overview and she is very coachable. Brecht is physically strong and a real leader in the field and therefor the captain of her team. She also has international experience since she played in and won an international tournament in Sweden with the team from Zwolle.