Cherry Creek's Jana Van Gytenbeek commits to Stanford women's basketball

Grandview Cherry Creek girls basketball

(Jack Eberhard/

Jana Van Gytenbeek, the star sophomore for Cherry Creek girls basketball, announced Sunday night that she has committed to Stanford.

Van Gytenbeek, a 5-foot-7 point guard, is averaging 13.8 points and 8.0 assists this season, along with 4.4 rebounds and 2.9 steals per game. Her 8.0 assists lead the state by a wide margin.

As a freshman last season, she averaged 14.8 points and 5.7 assists in helping the Bruins reach the Class 5A Final 4.

After her freshman season, Van Gytenbeek was named second-team all-state in Class 5A.