Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Mount Mercy

January 4, 2003

(Orange City, Iowa) The Dordt Lady Defenders fought back from a 10 point second half deficit to lead 57-56 with 3:09 left to play in their game with Mount Mercy today at the Northwestern Taco John's Classic. The Mustangs came back to score the last seven points of the game to seal the win. Meredith Austin spearheaded the Mount Mercy attack on 11-14 shooting from the floor including 4-5 on three pointers. Nicki De Blaey came up with 11 points in reserve action while Katie Bleeker added 10.

Dordt's Current Record: 4-8 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 6-9 (0-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 29 28 57
Mount Mercy 33 30 63
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Rachel Van Beek 10
Katie Bleeker 6
Colleen De Groot 6
Team Total: 39
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Kristin Vannoy 11
Brandy Schmit 8
Team Total: 52
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Nicki De Blaey 11
Katie Bleeker 10
Colleen De Groot 8
Rachel Van Beek 7
Team Total: 57
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Meredith Austin 31
Kristin Vannoy 12
Brandy Schmit 10
Team Total: 63
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 20/74 27%
3-Point Field Goals: 0/13 0%
Free Throws: 17/24 71%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 25/55 45%
3-Point Field Goals: 5/19 26%
Free Throws: 8/11 73%

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at mbyker@dordt.edu or (712) 722-6301.