Federico Van Lacke
Van Lacke with CB Valladolid in 2011
|Born||June 26, 1980|
Santa Fe, Argentina
|Nationality||Argentine / Spanish|
|Listed height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Listed weight||187 lb (85 kg)|
|2004–2005||Villa de Los Barrios|
|2005–2007||Ciudad de Huelva|
Trained in Regatas de Santa Fe, Van Lacke signed his first professional contract with Atlético Echagüe of the Argentine Second Division in 1998. After spending three seasons in the club of Paraná, he moved to Spain for playing with Cantabria Lobos of the LEB Oro.
He played five seasons in the Spanish second league before making his debut in Liga ACB, the top league, with CB Granada in 2007. One year later, Van Lacke signs with CB Valladolid, relegated to LEB Oro, where he helps the team to promote to Liga ACB and to qualify it to the 2010 Copa del Rey. In the three seasons that he spent in Valladolid, he was claimed Player of the Month in January 2010.
In 2012, and after playing in seven teams in ten years, he comes back to Argentina for playing with Boca Juniors. Two years later, in 2014, he spends one more season in Spain with Estudiantes before continuing playing in Argentina with Ciclista Olímpico.
Since October 2009, Van Lacke attained the dual Spanish-Argentine citizenship.
With CB ValladolidEdit
Awards and accomplishmentsEdit
- ACB Player of the Month: (1) January 2010
- "LEB Oro - J.33: Valladolid logra el ascenso con Fede Van Lacke como estrella" [LEB Oro, round 33: Valladolid promotes with Fede Van Lacke as star] (in Spanish). Solobasket. 9 May 2009.
- "Federico Van Lacke, MVP del mes de Enero" [Federico Van Lacke, MVP of the month of January] (in Spanish). ACB.com. 2 February 2010.
- "Fede Van Lacke regresa a Argentina de la mano del Olímpico La Banda" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 8 September 2015.
- ""Soy consciente de que no jugaré con España"" (in Spanish). Fede Van Lacke. 30 October 2009.