Dordt College News

Dordt-Midland Basketball Saturday

January 10, 2013

GAMETIME… Dordt College will host Midland  in GPAC basketball Saturday, January 12.  The women’s contest starts at 2:00 and the men will get underway at 4:00.   The games will be broadcast on KDCR 88.5 FM and at  Results will be available at  and at when complete.

SCOUTING REPORT… The Midland women are 7-12 this season and 2-8 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.  The Warriors have wins over Doane and Nebraska Wesleyan to their credit in league play and are 2-5 in their last seven games.

Midland scored 80 points in a win over Dakota State on January 5 marking the first time they have reached that point since starting the season with three straight plus-80 performances.  The Fremont, Nebraska based school has scored 69.1 points per outing and allow 73.4 points per contest.  The Warriors average 46.5 rebounds per game and give up 37.6 rebounds per outing but have struggled with turnovers where they have committed 416 through 19 games while forcing 317 turnovers.  Midland doesn’t rely heavily on the three-point shot converting 84-284 attempts this season for 29.6 percent.  They do convert 38.4 percent of their field goals and allow opponents to make 41 percent of the shots taken from the floor.

Taylor Shepard tops the team with 12.5 points per game to go with 8.2 rebounds per contest.  Joelle Anderson knocks down 11.1 points per game and gets 5.5 rebounds and Jamilah Johnson is adding 10.6 points per game and she leads the team with 51 assists and 29 steals.  Jami Thramer tops the team with 9.2 rebounds and she adds 8.1 points per game while converting 50.6 percent of her field goals.  Kellie Page is the leading three-point shooter and has made 31-76 long shots for 40.8 percent success.

The Midland men stand 11-7 overall and are 6-4 in the GPAC and have lost two games in a row since reeling off seven games in a row from December 8 through January 2. 

The Warriors convert 77.2 points per game and allow 68.8 points per contest while making 48.2 percent of the field goals they try.  Opponents are shooting for 45.3 percent efficiency and the Warriors hold a 36.2-32.7 rebounding advantage.  Midland has forced 263 turnovers and have committed 215.  Midland has taken nearly 40 percent of its field goals from the three-point line and are 142-406 for the season. 

James Parrott tops the team with 18.5 points per game and he makes 53.6 percent of his field goal attempts which includes 28-78 three-point shots.  Parrott also takes down 5.2 rebounds and has 39 assists in 18 games with 42 blocked shots.  Ben Imig has a 12.3 points per game average and leads the team with 71 assists.  Galen Gullie knocks down 11.0 points per game with 60 assists and he leads the team in made three-pointers with 35.  Jerome Vaughn averages a team high 7.7 rebounds and is good for 10.6 points per game while converting 65.9 percent of his field goals. 

DEFENDER NOTES…The Defender women are 11-9 overall and 5-5 in the GPAC and have won four of their last five games dating back to a win over Briar Cliff on December 15.  The Defenders have scored 80 or more points in seven games this season and are 7-1 in those games. 

Dordt outscores teams 70.4-60.8 and hold a 37.9-36.3 rebounding edge.  Dordt converts 41 percent of its field goals and teams are making 37.9 percent.  The Defenders are making 36 percent of its three-point shots and opponents are converting 29.8 percent of its long shots. 

Kara Van Dyke tops the team with a 13.8 points per game average to go with a team high 7.7 rebounds.  Kayla Broekhuis has a 12.4 points per game average and leads the team with 39 made three-pointers out of 97 attempts.  Brianna Spronk is scoring 11.1 points per game and leads the team with 115 free throws attempted and 76 makes.  Elise Maresh has lifted her scoring average to 10.1 points per game and she gets 6.0 rebounds per outing.  Jasmin Schelhaas and Danelle Boone are adding 7.6 and 6.9 points per game respectively.

The Defender men had their six game winning streak snapped on Wednesday night when they lost to Dakota State.  Dordt is 15-4 overall and 7-3 in league play while holding a no. 10 ranking the most recent NAIA Division II Poll.  When Dordt holds its opponents under 80 points the Defenders are 14-1.

The Defenders hold a 79.7-67.6 scoring average advantage and a 39.4-30.6 rebounding advantage.  Dordt is converting 50.1 percent of its field goals and allow 41.5 percent shooting.

Cliff Warner is averaging 15.1 points per game and is 70-148 on three-point shots for 47.3 percent success.  Warner also has 72 assists in 19 games and has 22 steals.  Trevor Wolterstorff has a 14.2 points per game average to go with 6.4 rebounds per game and his shooting percentage is 58.3.  Jordan Vogel is averaging 12.3 points per game with 5.1 rebounds and he is making 63 percent of his field goals.  Austin Katje is at 9.9 points per game and Chris Sievers is scoring 9.1.  Both Katje and Sievers average 3.6 rebounds per game.  Kyle Lindbergh is scoring 6.7 points and gets to 5.8 rebounds and has a team high 25 steals. 

NEXT… Midland will host Concordia on Wednesday, January 16 while the Defenders will travel to Yankton, South Dakota to face Mount Marty on Wednesday night.

LAST TIME… The Midland women lost to Briar Cliff in Sioux City on January 9 by a final of 86-72 after leading 39-34 at halftime.  The Warriors were forced into 30 turnovers while converting 25-69 shots from the floor and they held a 45-34 rebounding advantage.  Briar Cliff made 50 percent of its field goals and got to the free throw line 27 times and made 18.  Kellie Page scored 24 and Shepard added 15 points and game high 16 rebounds.  Jamilah Johnson converted for 19 poitns and had five assists.

The Defenders had just enough to hold off the Dakota State Lady T’s on Wednesday night in Madison, South Dakota by an 81-79 margin.  The Defenders got a pair of free throws late by Jasmin Schelhaas to seal the win after leading 76-51.  Dordt held a 33-30 rebounding advantage but allowed the hosts to make 15-26 three-pointers.  Dordt tossed in12-20 three-point shots and was 31-60 from the field.  Kayla Broekhuis made her first seven shots and ended with 20 points which included six three-point baskets.  Brianna Spronk scored 15 and Kara Van Dyke added 13 points with 10 rebounds, five assists and five blocked shots.

The Midland men lost a 64-51 decision to Briar Cliff on Wednesday night after trailing 34-26 at halftime.  The Warriors made 18-63 field goals for 28.6 percent in the loss and Briar Cliff converted 22-55 for 40 percent.  Midland held a 40-39 rebounding edge and had 12 offensive rebounds.  Dylan Travis scored a team high 13 points off the bench while Jerome Vaughn scored eight.  James Parrott led the Warriors with seven rebounds and was limited to 2-12 shooting from the floor.

The Defender men trailed Dakota State 40-32 at halftime in Madison, South Dakota on Wednesday night and got no closer than five in the second half before falling 83-65.  Dordt was led by Jordan Vogel and Trevor Wolterstorff with 16 points each and Austin Katje added 14.  Tyler Wolterstorff came off the bench and scored nine and had six rebounds.

Women’s Poll (January 9)
#7-Briar Cliff
#24-Dakota Wesleyan

Men’s Poll
RV-Briar Cliff, Hastings

SERIES… The Dordt women lead the series 12-4 and won the meeting between these two on December 1 by a 70-63 margin.  Dordt converted 25-40 free throws in the win and forced 26 turnovers while committing 19.  Brianna Spronk scored 25 for the Defenders with eight rebounds, four assists and three steals.  Mycah Hulst had ten points with nine rebounds and Jasmin Schelhaas hit for eight points.  Joelle Anderson scored 20 to lead Midland and Danielle Stephan had 12 points as a reserve. 

Dordt leads the series 15-3 after surrendering a second half lead after fighting back from a 48-43 halftime deficit in Fremont, Nebraska on December 1.  The Defenders made 35-65 shots for 53.3 percent success but allowed Midland to make 34-55 field goals for 61.8 percent success.  Dordt held a 34-28 rebounding advantage.  Jordan Vogel, Chris Sievers and Cliff Warner all had 15 points while Trevor Wolterstorff and Austin Katje both had 13 points.  Galen Gullie paced Midland with 21 and James Parrott was good for 19.  Jalen Hueser came off the bench to score 14 and was 4-4 from the three-point line.

GPAC STANDINGS…(Thursday, January 10)
Concordia  9-1/16-1
Morningside 8-2/16-3
Briar Cliff 7-3/16-4
Northwestern  7-3/13-4
Dakota Wesleyan 6-4/14-5
Mount Marty  6-4/11-7
Dordt College 5-5/11-9
Hastings  4-6/9-11
Midland   2-8/7-12
Nebraska Wesleyan 1-9/3-12
Doane   0-10/5-13

Northwestern 8-2/14-4
Dordt   7-3/15-4
Doane  7-3/17-3
Midland  6-4/11-7
Hastings  6-4/15-5
Briar Cliff 6-4/15-5
Dakota Wesleyan 4-6/9-10
Morningside 4-6/9-11
Nebraska Wesleyan 3-7/8-7
Concordia  2-8/5-11
Mount Marty  2-8/6-12


Saturday, January 12
Midland @ Dordt College
Morningside @ Concordia
Northwestern @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Mount Marty @ Doane

Sunday, January 13
Dakota Wesleyan @ Hastings

January 16
Briar Cliff @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Dordt @ Mount Marty
Concordia @ Midland
Northwestern @ Morningside
Hastings @ Doane

Men's Basketball
Wednesday, January 9
Hastings College 84, Concordia University 75
Briar Cliff University 64, Midland University 51
Northwestern College 77, Dakota Wesleyan University 74
Morningside College 88, Mount Marty College 66
Doane College 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 63

Saturday, January 5
Dakota Wesleyan University 103, Nebraska Wesleyan University 97 (2OT)
Dordt College 79, Concordia University 66
Northwestern College 96, Doane College 69
Hastings College 87, Mount Marty College 62
Briar Cliff University 71, Morningside College 66
Dakota State University 75, Midland University 69

Wednesday, January 2
Briar Cliff University 78, Mount Marty College 70
Dordt College 91, Hastings College 79
Midland University 82, Dakota Wesleyan University 60
Northwestern College 94, Concordia University 74
Nebraska Wesleyan University 61, Morningside College 56

Saturday, December 15
Dordt College 74, Briar Cliff University 58
Midland University 90, Morningside College 52
Northwestern College 114, Hastings College 102
Nebraska Wesleyan University 63, Mount Marty College 52
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Doane College 72

Wednesday, December 12
Mount Marty College 80, Dakota Wesleyan University 70
Doane College 77, Concordia University 67
Dordt College 70, Morningside College 63
Midland University 56, Nebraska Wesleyan University 47

Saturday, December 8
Hastings College 88, Briar Cliff University 69
Nebraska Wesleyan University 71, Dordt College 69 (OT)
Midland University 62, Mount Marty College 54
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Concordia University 65
Doane College 76, Morningside College 60

Wednesday, December 5
Morningside College 80, Dakota Wesleyan University 69
Dordt College 64, Northwestern College 56
Doane College 65, Midland University 64
Briar Cliff University 75, Concordia University 68
Hastings College 64, Nebraska Wesleyan University 58

Saturday, December 1
Midland University 97, Dordt College 89
Dakota Wesleyan University 91, Hastings College 79
Northwestern College 79, Nebraska Wesleyan University 68
Doane College 66, Mount Marty College 61
Morningside College 87, Concordia University 70

Wednesday, November 28
Midland University 88, Concordia University 81 (OT)
Briar Cliff University 71, Nebraska Wesleyan University 64
Dordt College 95, Dakota Wesleyan University 78
Mount Marty College 56, Northwestern College 54
Hastings College 80, Doane College 73

Tuesday, November 20
Doane College 83, Briar Cliff University 73
Dordt College 86, Mount Marty College 72
Hastings College 77, Midland University 70
Concordia University 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 65
Northwestern College 109, Morningside College 98

Saturday, November 17
Doane College 86, Dordt College 70
Briar Cliff University 76, Dakota Wesleyan University 71
Northwestern College 88, Midland University 85
Concordia University 66, Mount Marty College 63
Morningside College 88, Hastings College 75

Wednesday, November 14
Northwestern 94, Briar Cliff 93 ot

Women's Basketball

Wednesday, January 9
Briar Cliff University 86, Midland University 72
Northwestern College 69, Dakota Wesleyan University 66
Nebraska Wesleyan University 54, Doane College 51
Mount Marty College 77, Morningside College 68

Saturday, January 5
Dakota Wesleyan University 69, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
Dordt College 96, Concordia University 86 (2OT)
Northwestern College 73, Doane College 60
Mount Marty College 80, Hastings College 67
Morningside College 77, Briar Cliff University 71
Midland University 80, Dakota State University 68

Wednesday, January 2
Briar Cliff University 86, Mount Marty College 72
Hastings College 73, Dordt College 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Midland University 65
Concordia University 71, Northwestern College 68
Morningside College 65, Nebraska Wesleyan University 50

Saturday, December 15
Dordt College 91, Briar Cliff University 74
Morningside College 77, Midland University 53
Northwestern College 77, Hastings College 45
Mount Marty College 81, Nebraska Wesleyan University 56
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Doane College 69

Wednesday, December 12
Morningside College 64, Dordt College 62
Midland University 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 33
Dakota Wesleyan University 70, Mount Marty College 66

Saturday, December 8
Briar Cliff University 82, Hastings College 69
Dordt College 67, Nebraska Wesleyan University 34
Mount Marty College 84, Midland University 71
Concordia University 78, Dakota Wesleyan University 58
Morningside College 69, Doane College 48

Wednesday, December 5
Concordia University 72, Briar Cliff University 65
Northwestern College 71, Dordt College 51
Midland University 65, Doane College 60
Morningside College 74, Dakota Wesleyan University 59
Hastings College 56, Nebraska Wesleyan University 49
Mount Marty College 66, Dakota State University 60

Saturday, December 1
Dordt College 70, Midland University 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 75, Hastings College 53
Northwestern College 103, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Mount Marty College 70, Doane College 58
Concordia University 80, Morningside College 76

Wednesday, November 28
Northwestern College 62, Mount Marty College 51
Briar Cliff University 77, Nebraska Wesleyan University 39
Dakota Wesleyan University 95, Dordt College 84
Hastings College 71, Doane College 55

Tuesday, November 27
Concordia 110, Midland 65

Tuesday, November 20

Briar Cliff University 73, Doane College 67
Mount Marty College 55, Dordt College 51
Hastings College 55, Midland University 51
Concordia University 91, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Morningside College 72, Northwestern College 70

Saturday, November 17
Dordt College 55, Doane College 46
Briar Cliff University 76, Dakota Wesleyan University 61
Concordia University 91, Mount Marty College 61
Northwestern College 86, Midland University 68
Morningside College 74, Hastings College 66

Wednesday, November 17
Briar Cliff 91, Northwestern 79

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