Dordt College Women's Basketball vs. Sioux Falls

November 22, 2003

(Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt Defenders dropped their conference opener tonight 89-70. Down early, Dordt fought back to within three late in the second half before Sioux Falls hit a field goal as time expired to take the five-point lead at the break.

Dordt tied the score at 44 in early minutes of the second half before Sioux Falls started building their lead.

Jenna O'Neill had 17 points to lead the Defenders. Katie Bleeker added 12 points and six boards while coming up with three steals.

Dordt's Current Record: 1-3 (0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 3-2 (1-0)

Team 1st Half 2nd Half Final
Dordt College 39 31 70
Sioux Falls 44 45 89
Dordt Rebounding Leaders Total
Leslie Larson 6
Katie Bleeker 6
Rachel Schutte 5
Colleen De Groot 5
Team Total: 32
Opponent Rebounding Leaders Total
Jill Austin 8
Courtney Farrell 5
Katie Pulford 5
Kassy Hegge 5
Team Total: 37
Dordt Scoring Leaders Total
Jenna O'Neill 17
Katie Bleeker 12
Colleen De Groot 9
Team Total: 70
Opponent Scoring Leaders Total
Courtney Farrell 18
Jill Austin 12
Chelsey Nelson 11
Kassy Hegge 11
Team Total: 89
Dordt Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 28/64 44%
3-Point Field Goals: 6/18 33%
Free Throws: 8/13 62%
Opponent Team Shooting Pct
Field Goals: 30/56 54%
3-Point Field Goals: 12/22 55%
Free Throws: 17/24 71%

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