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Zylstra Inks With Dordt Basketball

November 6, 2012

(Tuesday, November 6; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Zach Zylstra, a senior at Heritage Christian High School (Indiana), has announced his intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender basketball program.

Zylstra averaged 29.3 points per game with 8.6 rebounds per contest last season and was selected as an Indiana State All-Star in 2012.  He also averaged 12.5 points per game as a sophomore and grabbed 4.4 rebounds per outing.  Zylstra is listed as a 6-3,185 pound guard/forward.

“We are very excited to add Zach to our program,” says Dordt College head coach Ross Douma.  “He attended our camp this summer and really impressed us with his toughness and athleticism.  Zach plays with a great deal of intensity which will help him transition to college very well.  Zach is a great fit for Dordt College and we are looking forward to seeing him grow and develop."

Zach is the son of Jeff and Stephanie Zylstra of Thornton, Illinois.  He plans to study chemistry and pre-med at Dordt College.

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