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5'7 | G | Class of 2019

Appleton North High School

GPA: 3.50

MAJOR: Marketing

ACT: 25

SPORTS: Basketball, Volleyball, Softball

2017 Conference Champion
2017 Regional Champion
2017 Sectional Champion
2017 D1 State Champion
AN Team Ranked 18th in Country by USA Today
2018 Conference Champion
2018 Regional Champion
2018 Sectional Champion
2018 D1 State Champion
AN Team Ranked 14th in Country by USA Today
USJN All Tournament Team 2016-2018


Designated OH/Strong Side Hitter - Starter and spun on JV Volleyball for 2 years for D1 Appleton North State Program in 2016-17

Earned starting Libero position Junior Year 2017-18
2017 Conference Champion
2018 Conference Champion
2018 Regional Champion


3-year Varsity Starter at Center Field
Currently a .400 hitter


North Key Club
Inspire Sports Volunteer



"Niki, a.k.a. "Jo," is a 2x D1 State Champion for Appleton North High School, averaging 19 points per game, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists.  She is currently 45% from behind the arc and 95% from the FT line. She competed 6 years for the Wisconsin Blaze with three years on the elite Blaze Inferno team.  Nicole is a stellar athlete and leader with a V8 engine ready to push the limits. Her quickness and intuition sets her team up for success. Her defense consistently provides a spark, creating additional opportunities through deflections and steals.  She is a pass first player, with jaw dropping hits to cutters and post players that fill you with wonder.  But stellar doesn't stop there.  Niki has grown in her quickness and game with drifts and crossovers that leave defenders in the dust.  Niki brings confidence and consistency, while positively influencing her teammates on and off the court. She is clutch. An all around grounded and gifted three sport Varsity athlete, 3 time state contender between Basketball and Softball, Nicole will bring the right leadership and support to any program looking to push their team to a higher level."

- Lisa Van Wyk, Wisconsin Blaze President & Head Coach


My vision for college is to find an institution that will help me develop as a person of influence and major impact in the community.  I want to be a successful woman who uses my passion to help others.  I believe sports, and participating on teams, provides great examples on how to get along with and positively impact others.  I'm excited to find the right school for me and be the right athlete for you.  My Christian faith and being a good teammate are very important values to me.  I would love to be part of a university that has a community feel,  where athletics and academics support and complement each other. I look forward to your call.  You can contact our President Lisa at Wisconsin Blaze 920-750-5180 or Head Coach Steven Baker 920-530-7005 to discuss my qualifications. I look forward to serving you well!

- Niki Van Wyk (Class of 2019)


College Coaches, please contact Lisa Van Wyk at or​ via Twitter

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