Updated: March 21, 2013
Tallest member of the Hokie team who redshirted his freshman season after a head injury sidelined him early in the year … Joined the team during the summer of 2011 … Post player who will challenge for playing time in 2012-13 … Has excellent offensive skills … Needs to get stronger, but is committed to working hard on his game … Comes from one of the elite basketball academies in Europe … Averaged 3.0 points per game on the Hokies' preseason Canadian trip.
2012-13: Played in all 32 games, making four starts ... Scored six points in the season opener against ETSU ... Grabbed six rebounds and scored two points against Rhode Island ... Brought down eight rebounds and added four points against VMI ... Put up ten points in the win over Iowa ... Blocked three shots, brought down seven rebounds and scored nine points, six of which came on a season-best three dunks ... Grabbed five rebounds in the overtime win over Bradley ... Scored seven points and grabbed four boards at BYU ... Scored a career-best 10 points, also adding five rebounds in his first career start at Maryland ... Grabbed four rebounds and scored seven points against Boston College ... Scored five points int he win over Wake Forest ... Brought down five rebounds against Virginia ... Grabbed four rebounds at North Carolina.
2011-12: Appeared in three games before a head injury ultimately forced him to redshirt ... Saw two minutes of action in season opener against East Tennessee State ... Blocked one shot in five minutes of action against Monmouth.
High School: Played for Coach Rob Orellana at Canarias Basketball Academy in the Canary Islands … Averaged 12.0 points and 10.0 rebounds per game.
Personal: Johan “Joey” van Zegeren … Son of Koos van Zegeren and Ann McAdam … Has three siblings.