Brock Zylstra Athlete Profile

#13 Brock Zylstra

Position: Guard Height: 6-6 Weight: 210 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2006-2007 | 2009-2013 Hometown: La Verne, CA Mission: New Zealand Last School: Bonita High School

Personal

  • Parents are Dave and Maxine Zylstra
  • Wife's name is Sarah and they have a daughter, Sophia
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand
  • Enjoys golf
  • Recruited by Yale, Harvard, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara and Dartmouth

Before BYU

Bonita High School

  • Averaged 22 points, 12 rebounds, 3 steals and 1 block per game as a senior at Bonita HS
  • Named first-team All-CIF a  s a junior and senior
  • As a senior was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the Miramonte League and the league Player of the Year by the San Gabriel Valley Tribune in addition to being named first-team All-League by the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin as a senior
  • Also named team MVP and school Athlete of the Year after breaking school records in scoring, three-pointers made and steals
  • Jersey retired following the 2005-06 season
  • Miramonte League MVP as a junior and also earned first-team All-San Gabriel Valley (Tribune) and second-team All-Inland Valley (Daily Bulletin) recognition
  • Multiple tournament MVP and all-tournament citations
  • Coached by Greg Eckler
  • Also named all-league twice in golf
  • Active in choir, Boy's Athletic Association and Letterman's Club
  • Named to the Principal's Honor Roll all four years
  • Received the Order of Merit for students above a 4.0 GPA and the President's Award for Educational Excellence
  • Exemplary and Life member of the California Scholastic Federation


2006-2007 | Redshirt Year

Brock Zylstra redshirted in 2006-07 as a freshman.

2009-2010 | Freshman Year

  • Scored 19 points and had 13 rebounds and 2 assists
  • Averaged 1.0 points and 0.7 rebounds
  • Against Eastern New Mexico posted 5 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal
  • Grabbed 4 rebounds and scored 2 points against Eastern Washington
  • Scored his first points as a Cougar on a field goal against Hawaii

2010-2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Totaled 33 points, 24 boards, 8 steals and 6 threes
  • Averaged 1.1 points and 0.8 rebounds
  • Posted season highs of 11 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 3 threes
  • Posted 5 points, 3 boards, 2 assists and 2 steals vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • Against Chicago State scored 11 points, hit 3-of-6 threes and added 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals

2011-2012 | Junior Year

  • Received the Most Improved Player Award at the team banquet
  • Received Bronze Honors on the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Was 8th in the WCC in 3-point FG percentage, 10th in steals and 3-point FGs made and 15th in defensive rebounds
  • Posted season highs of 26 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals
  • Played in every game but 1 and started 28 games
  • Scored in double figures 8 times, 20-plus points 4 times and led the team in scoring 4 times
  • Shot a perfect 8 of 8 from the field and made 6 treys vs. San Francisco. The six consecutive threes made tied a BYU record for consecutive 3-pointers in a single game (Jonathan Tavernari 2007, Nate Call 1991)
  • Averaged 8.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.2 steals
  • Had at least 1 steal in 25 games
  • Shot .455 from the field, .376 from three and .644 from the free throw line

2012-2013 | Senior Year

  • A team captain
  • Received Bronze Honors on the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Was 13th in the WCC in defensive rebounds
  • With 102 made threes concludes career ranked 17th all-time in BYU history
  • Tied for 29th in career steals at BYU with 82
  • Played in all 36 games, started 33, scored in double figures 12 times, scored 20-plus points once at Southern Miss
  • Led the team in scoring once against San Francisco and in assists twice
  • Hit at least one 3-pointer in 24 games, 2-plus 3-pointers in 14 games and 3-plus 3-pointers in 5 games
  • Posted season highs of 23 points (at Southern Miss), 10 rebounds (at Southern Miss), 6 assists (vs. Pepperdine) and 4 steals (vs. Florida State)
  • Averaged 7.6 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 0.9 steals, shot .424 from the field, .354 from the 3-point line and .740 from the free throw line
  • Recorded his first career double-double at Southern Miss with 23 points and 10 rebounds to help advance BYU to the NIT semifinals with 79-62 victory