42 Josh Heytvelt
Josh  Heytvelt

RS Senior

Clarkston, WA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 260





Gonzaga vs. Portland State (11-30-2006)

Gonzaga vs. Portland State (11-30-2006)

High School: Earned three varsity letters at Clarkston High for coach Brendan Johnson...school career leader in points (1,380), rebounds (652) and blocked shots (247)...averaged 20.2 ppg as a senior in earning Greater Spokane League MVP and Washington State Class 3A Player of the Year honors, the latter for the third straight year...Bantams finished seventh at Washington State Class 3A Tournament as he averaged a double-double for the tourney with 20.0 ppg (tied for third in the tournament) and a tournament-leading 12.5 rpg...went 29-for-46 from the field for 63.0 percent and 22-for-32 from the free throw line for 68.8 percent...had 27 points and 15 rebounds in opening win over Bellingham, 11 points, 6 rebounds in second-round loss to Meadowdale, 21 points and 12 rebounds in consolation win over Timberline and 21 points and 17 rebounds in placing-game loss to Renton...McDonald's All-America nominee...had 24 points and 23 rebounds in 21 minutes in June of 2004 to lead Washington to a 92-79 win over Oregon in the Les Schwab Northwest Shootout held at the Chiles Center on the University of Portland campus...went 8-for-16 from the field, scoring 17 points in the first half...junior year averaged 20.6 ppg and was first-team All-GSL, Clarkston making the switch from the Border League to the GSL while competing as a 3A team in a 4A league...sophomore season earned Border League Newcomer of the Year as Clarkston went 18-7, advancing to Washington State Class 3A Tournament but losing first two games...averaged 9.8 ppg...scored 25 points, grabbed 15 rebounds, had three assists and five dunks to lead State to 97-94 win over City in the All-State 3A game held at Gonzaga University in June, 2004.

FRESHMAN (2004-05): Redshirted at Gonzaga University.

FRESHMAN (2005-06): Hampered throughout the pre-season with a precursor to a stress fracture in the left ankle...saw first collegiate action of season against Maryland in the EA Sports Maui Invitational, playing 9 minutes, scoring 4 points and grabbing a rebound...played 19 minutes off the bench in triple-overtime win over Michigan State in Maui, going 4-for-8 from field on way to 9 points and grabbed 4 rebounds...suffered broken left ankle against Connecticut in title game in Maui while diving for loose ball and having UConn player land on top of him...had surgery on Nov. 28 to repair the break and returned to action Feb. 11 against Stanford, approximately two weeks ahead of schedule...played one minute against the Cardinal, then played double-digit minutes in six of his next seven appearances to give Gonzaga depth off the bench...scored 8 points in West Coast Conference Tournament semifinal against San Diego and matched season high with 5 rebounds against the Toreros...played seven minutes in NCAA First Round against Xavier and four minutes in Second Round against Indiana...scored three points against Xavier...played two minutes in Sweet Sixteen loss to UCLA.

SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Began the season with career 22 points against Eastern Washington in season opener then had another career high next game out with 25 against Rice in the NIT West Region opener in the Spokane Arena, going 10-for-19 from the field...grabbed career-high 11 rebounds against Rice...scored in double digits in first 14 games of season, streak snapped when he played season-low 15 minutes and was held scoreless at Virginia...came off the bench in the next three games following Virginia and responded with 10 points and 8 rebounds against Loyola Marymount as he scored in double-digit in next 10 games...had one of the most dominating games in Gonzaga history with career-highs of 27 points and 22 rebounds at Pepperdine, the 22 rebounds the most by a Bulldog since Cory Violette grabbed 20 rebounds against Fresno State at The Forum in Los Angeles in December, 2001...went 9-for-12 from the field including 2-for-3 from 3-point range and 7-for-9 from the free throw line against Pepperdine...17 of his 22 rebounds were at the defensive end...Pepperdine game was his sixth double-double of the season...suspended indefinitely on Feb. 10, 2007, for violation of team policy and missed the final nine games of the regular and post season.

JUNIOR (2007-08): Fulfilled all stipulations of suspension and was re-instated to team in October...sat out the first 11 games this season while recovering from surgery to repair stress fracture in right foot...sidelined all of pre-season with pre-cursor to stress fracture and decision made to operate in early November to insert pins to speed healing process...returned to action Dec. 20 against Oklahoma in the All-College Classic in Oklahoma City, playing 15 minutes, scoring 5 points and grabbing a rebound...scored in double digits in nine of next 10 games, including season-high 19 points at Loyola Marymount on 7-for-12 night from field...got first start of season against Georgia in Spokane Arena, first of nine straight starts...came off bench for final eight games of regular season....in WCC games only ranked tied for 22nd in scoring (9.6 ppg), 14th in field goals percentage (45-for-92, 48.9 percent), 11th in rebounding (5.1 rpg), and tied for 12th in blocked shots (0.64/game)...went 8-for-14 from field in WCC Tournament, scoring 15 points against Santa Clara to spark Gonzaga to 52-48 win, hist first double-digit scoring game since Feb. 11 when he scored 11 against Loyola Marymount...also went 2-for-2 from 3-point range and 5-for-6 from the line against SCU...entered game with Gonzaga trailing 11-3 and made 3-of-4 shots, his trey with 3:54 to go in the half pulling Bulldogs into 24-24 tie...defensively helped hold 6-10 SCU center John Bryant to 12 points and 6 rebounds one night after he had scored 25 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in quarterfinal victory...scored 8 points and had a pair of blocks against host San Diego in title game...averaged 11.5 ppg, 2.5 rpg in WCC Tournament...scored 12 points in NCAA Tournament First Round against Davidson, connecting on 5-of-6 from the field, including his only 3-point attempt...grabbed 8 rebounds and had an assist and a blocked shot.

SENIOR (2008-09): Had off-season foot surgery to insert two more pins since the earlier surgery did not heal properly...was ready for start of season.

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