Arnold Van Faasen was a star basketball player at Christian High School in Holland , Michigan.  Van Fassen led his led the team to the 1931 Michigan High School basketball championship. Van Fassen a three-year starter on the Michigan State University  basketball team. He was team captain and leading scorer during both his junior and senior years. After his graduation, during the 1935-36 season, Van Faasen played pro basketball on three teams in Michigan. In August of 1936, Van Faasen died suddenly, after undergoing  an emergency appendectomy a week earlier. He was just 24 years of age.


ARNOLD VAN FAASEN Height: 6:04 Weight: College: Michigan State’35
Arnold B. Van Faasen Born: Nov 11, 1911 Died:  Aug 15, 1936 Hometown: Holland, Mi.
Year Team League     GA FGM  FTM   FTA  PCT.  AST  PTS   AVG
1931-32 Michigan State (Frosh) College
1932-33 Michigan State College
1933-34 Michigan State College
1934-35 Michigan State College
1934-35 Holland Flying Dutchmen Indep
1935-36 Detroit itMBC 2 4 2 10 5.0
1935-36 Lansing Shubel Shoes Indep
1935-36 Lansing Governors Indep
Major League Totals 2 4 2 10 5.0



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