#15 - Rymme van Dessel
Position: D/M
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Oisterwijk, Netherlands
Height: 5-2
Previous School: St. Odulphus Lyceum


Just the facts

Full name: Rymme van Dessel
Born: January 21, 1992
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Parents: Thierry and Yolande van Dessel
Siblings: Twin sisters Marle (20) and Flore (20).
Major: Biology

While with VCU
  • Played and started in all 20 games her first season with the Rams.
  • Finished the year with one assist.
Prior to VCU
  • Led her team to second place finish at the U-16 National Championships in 2006.
  • Clinched the U-16 National Indoor Championship in 2006. 
  • U-16 South of The Netherlands District Team selection. 
  • Was a pre-selection for the Dutch National U-18 team in 2008.
Getting to know Rymme van Dessel
  • A member of Were Di Hockey Club.
  • Her twin sisters Flore and Marle van Dessel are seniors on the VCU field hockey squad.
  • In addition to Oisterwijk, Netherlands, she has also lived in The Haug and Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Once worked as a receptionist at a nursing home.


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