Ben Krikke Recognized in MVC Scholar-Athlete Spotlight

Valparaiso University men’s basketball sophomore Ben Krikke (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada / Jasper Place) was recognized for his success in the classroom as part of this week’s State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Spotlight, which was announced on Wednesday.

Krikke, who owns a 3.71 cumulative grade point average in Valpo’s College of Business, is averaging 10.2 points per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest as a starter for head coach Matt Lottich’s squad this season.

The sophomore forward is a member of Valpo’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). He has also volunteered his time around the Valpo community, serving at Valpo’s Special Needs Basketball Camp and Valpo Basketball’s Annual Community Christmas Party as well as at the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Indiana.