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Dordt Travels To Lincoln For Basketball

February 14, 2014

GAMETIME… Dordt will travel to Lincoln, Nebraska to face Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday, February 15.  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 www.dordt.edu/athletics.  Scores and details about the contests at their conclusion can be found online at www.dordt.edu/athletics/  ; https://www.facebook.com/dordtdefenders and you can follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/dcathletics. 

SCOUTING REPORT… Nebraska Wesleyan is 1-21 this season and 0-17 in the league.  The Prairie Wolves on their first game of the season and have lost 21 in a row since then.  The Lincoln, Nebraska based school has kept one other game within single digits, a 93-85 triple overtime loss to Iowa Wesleyan.

Felicia TeKolste scores 14.0 points per game with 3.3 rebounds and she is converting 40.1 percent of her shots,  Courtney Cook and Bridget Bucher are the other players averaging double figures with 11.9 and 11.1 respectively.  Both Cook and Bucher are grabbing 6.2 rebounds.

The Wolves are getting outscored 83.5-57.7 and outrebounded 42.8-37.  Nebraska Wesleyan is converting 35.7 percent of their field goals and allows 42.8 percent success for their foes.

The Prairie Wolf men are as hot as any team in the league right now with a four game winning streak over Morningside (86-76), Concordia (76-70), Briar Cliff (73-65) and Hastings (75-70).  The four game winning streak follows a three game losing streak.  In fact, Wesleyan was 1-6 in January but have followed that up with a 4-0 February.  Wesleyan is 13-9 overall and 8-9 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

Cam Schucknect’s team is averaging 76.9 points per game and allows 70.0 points per game.  Rebounding is dead even at 32.3 for Wesleyan and for opponents.  The Prairie Wolves are efficient on offense where they are shooting 49.6 percent from the field to 45.3 percent for opponents.  Wesleyan attempts just 56 field goals per game on average and they are making 37 percent of their three-point shots.

Trevor Johnson scores 17.5 points per game to lead Wesleyan and he takes down a season high 6.2 rebounds per game and converts 64.3 percent of his field goals.  Eric Jackson and Trey Bardsley scores 11.9 and 11.4 points per game respectively and Jonah Bradley scores 10.4 points per game.  Tim Schweitzer is the team leader in assist with 63 in 22 games played.

DEFENDER NOTES… The Defender women are 12-14 overall and 5-12 in the GPAC and are 3-3 in their last six games. 

The Defender women average 71.1 points per game and opponents are averaging 71.6 points per contest.  Dordt holds a 38.5-37.6 rebounding advantage and they are making 42.5 percent of their field goals while opponents are converting 39.5 percent of the field goals they try.  Craig Stiemsma’s team is making 33.6 percent of its field goal attempts and 71.8 percent of the free throw attempts they have taken.

Elise Maresh is the leading scorer with a 15.6 points per game average and she gets to 4.2 rebounds and converts 52.9 percent of the field goals she tries.  Kara Van Dyke adds 13.8 points per contest with 7.4 rebounds and she is converting 46.3 percent of her field goals.  Jaimie Kok contributes 11.1 points per game with 6.4 rebounds and her shooting percentage is 55.5.  Kayla Broekhuis is the fourth player in double figures with a 10.9 average in 16 games played and she has converted 37 three-point field goals which is second on the team to Danelle Boone’s 43.  Jasmin Schelhaas is second to Kok on the team in assists with just over two per game and her scoring average is 6.9.  Kim Kroeze adds 5.2 points per game.

The Defender men are 24-3 overall and 15-2 in the league with both losses in conference play to Morningside.  The Defenders had an eight game winning streak stopped on Wednesday night with a home loss to the Mustangs.  The Defenders also had a 13 game winning streak earlier this season and they have two games remaining after the Wesleyan game.

Dordt is scoring 90.3 points per game and allow 77.1 points per game for opponents.  Dordt also has a 41.6-31.2 rebounding advantage and the Defenders are making 49.1 percent of their field goals.  Opponents convert 44.5 percent of the field goals they try.  Dordt attempts 63 field goals per game and 30 free throws per contest.  Dordt is converting 72.8 percent of the free throws they have attempted (589-809).

Kyle Lindbergh and Dalton Franken are each averaging 16.0 points per game with Lindbergh converting 51.2 percent of his field goal tries and Franken 48.6.  Lindbergh takes down 10.3 rebounds per game and has handed out 75 assists.  Austin Katje is scoring 14.8 points per game and has made 67-151 three-point baskets for 44.4 percent success.  Nathan Rindels adds 12.1 points per game and has led the Defenders in scoring the last two games.  His field goal percentage is 50.8 and he also gets to 5.0 rebounds and leads the team in assists with 92 in 26 games played.  Tyler Wolterstorff concludes the double digit scorers with a 10.9 average.  David Den Herder scores 6.9 points per game in a reserve role and Alex Terpstra is at 5.6 and Bryan Sumner 4.3.

LAST TIME…The Defender women lost a 74-52 decision to Morningside on Wednesday night in Sioux Center.  Kara Van Dyke had 12 points in the loss and was the only Dordt player to hit double figures.  Elise Maresh and Kayla Broekhuis had nine and eight points respectively.  The Defenders had a 41-35 rebounding advantage but committed 28 turnovers in the loss.

The Nebraska Wesleyan women were 82-47 losers to Hastings on Wednesday.  The Broncos led 44-14 at halftime and outscored the Prairie Wolves 38-33 in the second half.  Bridget Bucher scored 14 and Courtney Cook added 11—all from the free throw line in the loss.  Wesleyan was limited to 2-19 shooting in the first half and converted 11-42 shots for the game.

The Defender men lost a 103-100 contest with Morningside on Wednesday .  The Mustangs swept the season series despite 26 points by Nathan Rindels and he had six rebounds, two assists and a steal.  Dalton Franken added 21 points and had five rebounds with six assists.  Austin Katje added 18 points with six rebounds.

Nebraska Wesleyan upset Hastings in men’s play on Wednesday night by a final score of 75-70.  Wesleyan trailed 37-35 at halftime and outscored the hosts 40-33 in the second half.  Trey Bardsley scored 21 and Trevor Johnson scored 13 with Eric Jackson converting 11.  The Prairie Wolves converted 46.4 percent of their field goals and held Hastings to 36.9 percent shooting.  Wesleyan also held a 40-37 rebounding edge and Tim Schweitzer had nine and Bardsley seven.

HISTORY… The Defender women have a 14-7 series lead and won the first meeting of the two teams back on January 11 in a record-setting performance 115-66.  Kara Van Dyke scored 25 to lead seven players in double figures for the Defenders.  Jasmin Schelhaas added 19 with five assists and Jaimie Kok contributed 12 with eight rebounds.

The Defender men trail the series with the Prairie Wolves 15-10.  The Defenders won a defensive struggle on January 11 66-57 after leading 36-25 at halftime.  Dalton Franken had 13 points in the win and Nathan Rindels added 12 points with seven rebounds.  Bryan Sumner added 11 and Kyle Lindbergh had eight points and 13 rebounds with four assists.

NEXT… Dordt will travel to Northwestern on Wednesday, February 19 and will host Midland on Saturday, February 22.

Nebraska Wesleyan will host Doane on Wednesday and will travel to Mount Marty to finish the season on Saturday.


GPAC STANDINGS…(Thursday, February 13)

Women’s Basketball
Concordia   15-3/23-5
Northwestern  14-3/23-2
Hastings   14-3/23-3
Morningside  13-4/22-5
Midland   9-8/13-14
Dakota Wesleyan  9-9/17-11
Briar Cliff  7-9/14-12
Doane   6-11/13-13
Dordt College  5-12/12-14
Mount Marty   3-15/11-16
Nebraska Wesleyan 0-17/1-21

Men’s Basketball
Dordt College  15-2/24-3
Hastings   13-4/19-7
Midland   13-4/23-4
Morningside  13-4/19-8
Nebraska Wesleyan  8-9/13-9
Dakota Wesleyan  8-10/15-13
Briar Cliff  7-10/14-13
Northwestern  7-10/14-13
Doane   6-11/13-13
Concordia  2-16/7-20
Mount Marty   2-16/4-22


GPAC SCHEDULE…

Upcoming games

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

February 1
Men's Basketball
Dordt College 78, Hastings College 74
Mount Marty College 56, Concordia University 55
Midland University 80, Northwestern College 67
Doane College 86, Dakota Wesleyan University 76
Nebraska Wesleyan University 86, Morningside College 76

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 65, Dordt College 62
Concordia University 60, Mount Marty College 53
Doane College 69, Dakota Wesleyan University 68
Morningside College 102, Nebraska Wesleyan University 59
Northwestern College 95, Midland University 79

February 3
Men's Basketball
Morningside College 101, Dakota Wesleyan University 82

Women's Basketball
Morningside College 79, Dakota Wesleyan University 66

February 5
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 74, Doane College 64
Dordt College 100, Dakota Wesleyan University 90
Nebraska Wesleyan University 76, Concordia University 70
Morningside College 73, Mount Marty College 49
Northwestern College 67, Briar Cliff University 63

Women's Basketball
Doane College 65, Hastings College 62
Dordt College 71, Dakota Wesleyan University 70
Concordia University 72, Nebraska Wesleyan University 54
Morningside College 78, Mount Marty College 46
Northwestern College 101, Briar Cliff University 75

February 8
Men's Basketball
Hastings College 85, Mount Marty College 42
Morningside College 91, Midland University 75
Doane College 81, Northwestern College 71
Nebraska Wesleyan University 73, Briar Cliff University 65
Dakota Wesleyan University 78, Concordia University 70

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 80, Mount Marty College 65
Northwestern College 77, Doane College 56
Morningside College 68, Midland University 67
Briar Cliff University 86, Nebraska Wesleyan University 52
Concordia University 86, Dakota Wesleyan University 84

February 12
Men's Basketball
Nebraska Wesleyan University 75, Hastings College 70
Morningside College 103, Dordt College 100
Midland University 82, Concordia University 55
Dakota Wesleyan University 102, Northwestern College 85
Briar Cliff University 77, Mount Marty College 64

Women's Basketball
Hastings College 82, Nebraska Wesleyan University 47
Morningside College 74, Dordt College 52
Concordia University 78, Midland University 77
Dakota Wesleyan University 97, Northwestern College 76
Mount Marty College 88, Briar Cliff University 77

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