Dordt College News

Dordt-Hastings Basketball Saturday

January 31, 2014

GAMETIME… Dordt will travel to Hastings, Nebraska on Saturday, February 1 to face Hastings College at Lynn Farrell Arena.  The women’s game will start at 2:00 and the men will begin at 4:00.  The games can be heard on KDCR 88.5 FM and live on the world wide web at  Scores and details about the contests at their conclusion can be found online at  ; and you can follow us on Twitter at 

SCOUTING REPORT… The Hastings women enter the game with an 11-2 GPAC record and a 20-2 overall mark and they have won 14 games in a row with their last setback coming at the hands of Morningside on November 23. The Broncos have been involved in just four games during that stretch that have been decided by single digits.  Hastings’s two losses are to Northwestern (99-83) and Morningside (76-49).

The Broncos have managed to outscore teams 78.4-67.7 and they hold a 40.2-36.5 rebounding edge.  Hastings takes care of the ball well with just 327 turnovers in 22 games while forcing 454.  The Broncos have converted 41.6 percent of their shots and opponents have made 40.9 percent.  The Broncos rely heavily on their ability to get more shots than their opponents, averaging 67 shots per game to 56 for their foes.

Jamie Van Kirk scores 17.3 points per game and 4.3 rebounds and Cami Bruckman is scoring 16.0 points per game with 5.0 rebounds.  Laurel Zwiener is scoring 14.9 points per game and 7.4 rebounds and she is converting over 48 percent of her field goals.  Shanelle Farmer and Abby Jackson scored 5.9 and 5.7 points per contest while Abby Jackson and Frankie Petersen each average 5.7 points per game as well.  Van Kirk has a team high 40 made three-point buckets and Jackson has 76 assists.  Farmer leads the team in steals with 48 and four other players have 33 or more steals.

The Hastings men are 17-5 overall and 11-2 in the GPAC with conference losses to Dordt (94-84) and Dakota Wesleyan (98-84).  The Broncos have won four games in a row since a loss to Nebraska-Kearney on January 12.

Hastings is averaging 80.1 points per game and allows 74.1 points per contest.  The Broncos are converting 47.6 percent of their field goals and opponents make 45.3 percent.  Hastings holds a 35.9-31.6 rebounding advantage and they have committed 311 turnovers to 338 for opponents. 

Brady Lollman leads the team with a 20.2 points per game average and he also nabs 4.6 rebounds per game.  He tops the team with 70 assists and he has 23 steals.  Tobin Reinwald adds 11.0 points per game while converting 53.2 percent of his field goals.  Jake Hamburger is scoring 9.9 points per game and Brett Wells is scoring 8.5 points per contest.  Ibou Fall and Zach Lenagh score 8.5 and 8.0 points per game with Fall converting 56 percent of his shots from the field.  Lenagh leads the team with 6.4 rebounds per game and Akeem Morissant is second on the team with 60 assists.  Lollman tops the team with 50 three-point baskets and Hamburger has 32 for a team that is converting 34.9 percent of its three-point attempts.

DEFENDER NOTES… The Defender women are 4-10 in the GPAC and 11-12 overall and had a two game winning streak stopped by Briar Cliff on Wednesday night.  The Defenders have conference wins over Mount Marty (twice), Doane and Nebraska Wesleyan. 

The Defenders outscore teams 72.3-71.9 and make 42.8 percent of their field goals while opponents are making 39.3 percent. The Defenders are also making 34.5 percent of the three-point shots they have attempted but have gotten 104 fewer field goal attempts than their foes in 23 games and have been outshot at the free throw line by 22.  Opponents have outrebounded Dordt 38.7-37.9 on average and have turned the ball over 18.9 times per game.

Dordt’s top active scorer is Kara Van Dyke with a 14.0 average to go with 7.3 rebounds per contest and she is making 48 percent of her field goals.  Jaimie Kok scores 10.8 points per game with 6.3 rebounds and Kayla Broekhuis tosses in 10.7 per game.  Danelle Boone scores 8.7 points per game in 22 games played and Jasmin Schelhaas scores 6.5 points per outing.  Boone has a team high 43 three-point baskets and Broekhuis has 29.

The Defender men are 22-2 this season and 13-1 in the GPAC with six games remaining.  Dordt has won six games in a row and went 7-1 in January.  The Defenders have losses this season to Davenport and Morningside.  Of their remaining six games Dordt has three at home and three on the road.

The Defenders are scoring 90 points per game and allow 75.6 points for their opponents.  Dordt holds a 41.8-30.5 rebounding advantage and is converting 49.5 percent of the field goals they shoot.  Opponents have converted 44.4 percent of their field goal attempts.  Dordt has taken 78 more field goals in 24 games while converting 504-691 free throws for 72.9 percent success and foes are making 356-488 for 73 percent.

Kyle Lindbergh averages 16.4 points, 10.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.2 steals per game with a 52.1 shooting percentage.  Dalton Franken scores 15.9 points with 4.5 rebounds.  Austin Katje’s average is 13.7 points per game and he is taking in 4.3 rebounds and he is making 43.4 percent of his three-point field goal attempts.  As a team Dordt is converting 37.5 percent of the three point shots the team tries.  Nathan Rindels has an 11.1 points per game average with 4.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game.  Tyler Wolterstorff is good for 11.0 points per game and 4.2 rebounds.  David Den Herder comes off the bench for a 6.8 scoring average and 4.1 rebounds while Alex Terpstra and Bryan Sumner are each averaging 5.8 and 4.5 points per game.

LAST TIME…The Hastings women held on for a 76-72 win over Briar Cliff on Saturday, January 25 behind 21 points by Cami Bruckman and 16 by Jamie Van Kirk.  The Broncos took advantage of Briar Cliff’s inability to make consistently make free throws as the Chargers made just 17-40 free tosses.

The Defender women ended up on the short end of an 88-70 decision with Briar Cliff on Wednesday night.  Dordt trailed 44-41 at halftime and led briefly early in the second half.  The Defenders were hampered by 35 turnovers.  Dordt had a 38-36 rebounding edge and made 25-52 field goal attempts but were outshot from the floor as Briar Cliff was 34-68.  Kayla Broekhuis had 16 points and Kim Kroeze scored 14. 

The Hastings men held on for a 72-66 win over Briar Cliff on Saturday after leading by as many as 17 with eight minutes to go and trailing by one with three minutes left.  Brady Lollman had a team high 18 points and made 10-10 free throws.  Zach Lenagh had 15 poitns and six rebounds and Tobin Reinwald and Brett Wells both had ten points.  Hastings was 25-57 from the field and was outrebounded 36-33.  Hastings had just ten turnovers while forcing 18.

The Defender men won an 87-76 decision after leading 45-35 at halftime.  Briar Cliff cut the lead to six in the second half but Dordt led much of the second half by ten points or more.  The Defenders were outrebounded by a 37-35 margin  and turned the ball over ten times to 14 for Briar Cliff.  Austin Katje scored 20 while Tyler Wolterstorff and Nathan Rindels each had 14  with Rindels handing out five assists.  Bryan Sumner came off the bench to score 11.

HISTORY… The Bronco women enjoy an 18-4 advantage in the series and won the December 14 meeting by an 88-67 margin.  Elise Maresh had 15 in the loss for Dordt and Kara Van Dyke had 14 points and 11 rebounds.  Hastings got 23 points and eight rebounds from Laurel Zwiener and Shanelle Farmer came off the bench to score 15 and had six steals.

The Defender men lead the series with Hastings 18-4 and won the December 14 contest 94-84 after leading 36-35 at halftime.  Dordt had a 32-21 rebounding advantage and made 57.8 percent of its field goals while Hastings was making 51.8 percent.  Dordt got to the free throw line 48 times and made 39.  Dalton Franken had 24 points and seven rebounds while Nathan Rindels had 21 points and five assists.  Kyle Lindbergh scored 19 with nine rebounds and Austin Katje scored 13.  Hastings was paced by Jake Hamburger and Brady Lollman with 16 points each and Tobin Reinwald scored 15.

NEXT… Hastings will travel to Doane on Wednesday, February 5 in the next action for the Broncos.

Dordt will host Dakota Wesleyan on Wednesday before having a rare Saturday off with no basketball on February 8.

RANKINGS…. The Defender men hold the no. 5 spot in the poll with 328 points.  Midland and Hastings are no. 7 and no. 13 respectively and Morningside is receiving votes.  Cardinal Stritch (Wisconsin) is the no. 1 team again this week in the poll.

Five GPAC teams are in the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday, January 28.  Northwestern is no. 2; Hastings no. 7; Concordia no. 9; Morningside no. 10; Dakota Wesleyan no. 25.  The University of St. Francis is no. 1 in this week’s polling done by 14 coaches across the country.

MILESTONES…Kara Van Dyke went over 1,200 career points last week and currently has 1,228 which ranks seventh all-time behind Jacque Van Leeuwen’s 1,246 and Serena Van Beek’s 1,280.  Jaimie Kok went over 800 career points  and has 804 which ranks 24th all-time.  Van Dyke is passed Amber Soodsma for fourth all-time in rebounding with 739 and Anita Tinklenberg has 809 in third.  Kok has 402 and is tied in 25th with Kelsie De Nooy’s 402.  Kok has 180 assists which ranks 21st and Kara Van Dyke has 133 steals which puts her in 16th place all-time.

Austin Katje set a new career mark in three-point shots made last Saturday and he has 234 career three-point baskets to Cliff Warner’s 231.  Katje also moved past Eric Maas for 10th all-time in scoring with 1,316 points.  Kyle Lindbergh has 1,206  points and ranks 16 behind Kyle Van Arendonk’s 1,210.  Lindbergh has also gone over 800 career rebounds with 846 and ranks 2nd.  Lindbergh has 264 assists which ranks 10th behind Evan Beimers with 273 and Jason Nikkel with 274.  Lindbergh’s steal total is 155 which is the fourth highest ever and he trails Kevin Gesink in third with 175.

GPAC STANDINGS…(Thursday, January 28)

Women’s Basketball
Northwestern  11-2/19-2
Hastings   11-2/20-2
Concordia   11-3/19-5
Morningside  8-4/17-5
Midland   9-5/13-11
Dakota Wesleyan  8-5/15-7
Briar Cliff  6-8/13-11
Dordt College  4-10/11-12
Doane   4-10/10-12
Mount Marty   2-12/10-13
Nebraska Wesleyan 0-13/1-17

Men’s Basketball
Dordt College  13-1/22-2
Hastings   11-2/17-5
Midland   11-3/20-3
Morningside  9-3/15-7
Briar Cliff  7-7/14-10
Dakota Wesleyan  6-7/13-10
Northwestern  6-7/13-10
Nebraska Wesleyan  4-9/9-9
Doane   4-10/11-12
Concordia  2-12/7-16
Mount Marty   1-13/3-19


Upcoming games
February 1
Dordt @ Hastings
Concordia @ Mount Marty
Northwestern @ Midland
Dakota Wesleyan @ Doane
Morningside @ Nebraska Wesleyan

February 3
Dakota Wesleyan @ Morningside

February 5
Hastings @ Doane
Dakota Wesleyan @ Dordt
Concordia @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Mount Marty @ Morningside
Briar Cliff @ Northwestern

February 8
Hastings @ Mount Marty
Midland @ Morningside
Doane @ Northwestern
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff
Concordia @ Dakota Wesleyan

February 12
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Hastings
Morningside @ Dordt
Midland @ Concordia
Northwestern @ Dakota Wesleyan
Mount Marty @ Briar Cliff

February 15
Dakota Wesleyan @ Hastings
Dordt @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Northwestern @ Concordia
Briar Cliff @ Midland
Morningside @ Doane

February 19
Hastings @ Midland
Dordt @ Northwestern
Doane @ Nebraska Wesleyan
Briar Cliff @ Morningside
Dakota Wesleyan @ Mount Marty

February 22
Hastings @ Northwestern
Midland @ Dordt
Concordia @ Morningside
Doane @ Briar Cliff
Nebraska Wesleyan @ Mount Marty

GPAC Scores
Tuesday, November 12
Men's Basketball 
Briar Cliff University 91, Northwestern College 77

Women's Basketball
Northwestern College 114, Briar Cliff University 81

Saturday, November 16
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 72, Midland University 66
Hastings College 90, Northwestern College 81
Briar Cliff University 101, Doane College 95
Morningside College 85, Concordia University 67

Women's Basketball
Midland University 70, Dordt College 51
Northwestern College 99, Hastings College 83
Briar Cliff University 106, Doane College 92
Concordia University 90, Morningside College 82 (OT)

Wednesday, November 20
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 88, Doane College 75
Midland University 83, Morningside College 77

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 83, Doane College 73
Midland University 68, Morningside College 64
Briar Cliff University 84, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53

Saturday, November 23
Men's Basketball
Nebraska Wesleyan University 89, Dakota Wesleyan University 84
Dordt College 85, Doane College 71
Briar Cliff University 103, Concordia University 61
Midland University 81, Mount Marty College 62
Hastings College 78, Morningside College 74

Women's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 80, Nebraska Wesleyan University 55
Dordt College 80, Doane College 55
Concordia University 80, Briar Cliff University 72
Midland University 61, Mount Marty College 47
Morningside College 76, Hastings College 49

Tuesday, November 26
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 78, Concordia University 71
Dordt College 100, Mount Marty College 60
Midland University 89, Doane College 65
Morningside College 88, Northwestern College 70
Briar Cliff University 91, Dakota Wesleyan University 81

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 94, Concordia University 89
Dordt College 68, Mount Marty College 59
Midland University 64, Doane College 62
Northwestern College 102, Morningside College 82
Briar Cliff University 89, Dakota Wesleyan University 88

Wednesday, December 4
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 104, Briar Cliff University 97
Concordia University 86, Doane College 81
Midland University 64, Nebraska Wesleyan University 50
Northwestern College 87, Mount Marty College 64

Women's Basketball
Briar Cliff University 100, Dordt College 92 (OT)
Concordia University 82, Doane College 75
Midland University 77, Nebraska Wesleyan University 64
Northwestern College 87, Mount Marty College 71

Saturday, December 7
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 87, Briar Cliff University 58
Dordt College 93, Concordia University 70
Doane College 78, Mount Marty College 49
Northwestern College 78, Nebraska Wesleyan University 76
Midland University 84, Dakota Wesleyan University 77

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 86, Briar Cliff University 68
Concordia University 89, Dordt College 66
Doane College 75, Mount Marty College 70
Northwestern College 105, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
Dakota Wesleyan University 85, Midland University 74

Wednesday, December 11
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 92, Dakota Wesleyan University 81
Nebraska Wesleyan University 83, Concordia University 57
Morningside College 102, Mount Marty College 77

Women's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Dordt College 56
Concordia University 94, Nebraska Wesleyan University 65
Morningside College 79, Mount Marty College 51

Saturday, December 14
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 94, Hastings College 84
Concordia University 81, Mount Marty College 67
Midland University 80, Northwestern College 66
Morningside College 81, Nebraska Wesleyan University 71
Dakota Wesleyan University 85, Doane College 78

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 88, Dordt College 67
Concordia University 109, Mount Marty College 86
Morningside College 82, Nebraska Wesleyan University 57
Northwestern College 89, Midland University 69
Dakota Wesleyan University 65, Doane College 59

Wednesday, December 18
Men's Basketball
Doane College 84, Northwestern College 78

Women's Basketball
Northwestern College 85, Doane College 75

Friday, December 20
Men's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 88, Concordia University 56

Women's Basketball
Concordia University 85, Dakota Wesleyan University 66

Saturday, December 21
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 78, Mount Marty College 61
Nebraska Wesleyan University 74, Briar Cliff University 66

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 93, Mount Marty College 77

January 4
Men's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 98, Hastings College 84
Dordt College 69, Concordia University 62
Morningside College 79, Briar Cliff University 73
Mount Marty College 68, Nebraska Wesleyan University 56

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 81, Dakota Wesleyan University 45
Concordia University 81, Dordt College 63
Morningside College 92, Briar Cliff University 81
Mount Marty College 78, Nebraska Wesleyan University 63

January 8
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 96, Nebraska Wesleyan University 93 (OT)
Morningside College 100, Dordt College 96
Midland University 70, Concordia University 45
Northwestern College 70, Dakota Wesleyan University 66 (OT)
Briar Cliff University 87, Mount Marty College 64

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 88, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Morningside College 89, Dordt College 61
Concordia University 82, Midland University 74
Northwestern College 85, Dakota Wesleyan University 76
Briar Cliff University 78, Mount Marty College 70

January 11
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 66, Nebraska Wesleyan University 57
Northwestern College 60, Concordia University 56
Morningside College 89, Doane College 84
Briar Cliff University 68, Midland University 66

Women's Basketball
Dordt College 115, Nebraska Wesleyan University 66
Northwestern College 86, Concordia University 68
Morningside College 72, Doane College 69
Midland University 83, Briar Cliff University 68

January 15
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 94, Midland University 93 (OT)
Dordt College 78, Northwestern College 64
Nebraska Wesleyan University 94, Doane College 86
Dakota Wesleyan University 76, Mount Marty College 45

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 71, Midland University 59
Northwestern College 76, Dordt College 62
Doane College 82, Nebraska Wesleyan University 30
Dakota Wesleyan University 85, Mount Marty College 79

January 18
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 80, Morningside College 71
Dordt College 92, Doane College 81
Briar Cliff University 91, Concordia University 85
Midland University 65, Mount Marty College 41
Dakota Wesleyan University 77, Nebraska Wesleyan University 70

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 64, Morningside College 55
Doane College 67, Dordt College 62
Concordia University 79, Briar Cliff University 63
Dakota Wesleyan University 79, Nebraska Wesleyan University 65
Midland University 77, Mount Marty College 58

January 22
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 71, Concordia University 66
Dordt College 93, Mount Marty College 59
Midland University 73, Doane College 59
Morningside College 97, Northwestern College 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 84, Briar Cliff University 81

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 78, Concordia University 65
Dordt College 69, Mount Marty College 54
Midland University 72, Doane College 69
Morningside College 90, Northwestern College 79
Dakota Wesleyan University 81, Briar Cliff University 73

January 25
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 72, Briar Cliff University 66
Doane College 78, Mount Marty College 65
Northwestern College 77, Nebraska Wesleyan University 64
Women's Basketball
Hastings College 76, Briar Cliff University 72
Doane College 71, Mount Marty College 61
Northwestern College 103, Nebraska Wesleyan University 53
January 26

Men's Basketball
Midland University 82, Dakota Wesleyan University 71

Women's Basketball
Dakota Wesleyan University 79, Midland University 64

January 29
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 87, Briar Cliff University 76
Doane College 82, Concordia University 77
Midland University 78, Nebraska Wesleyan University 59
Morningside College 92, Dakota Wesleyan University 84
Northwestern College 83, Mount Marty College 67

Women's Basketball
Briar Cliff University 88, Dordt College 70
Concordia University 83, Doane College 62
Morningside College 80, Dakota Wesleyan University 67
Midland University 82, Nebraska Wesleyan University 61
Mount Marty College 78, Northwestern College 74

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